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Canon's New Compact Pro 4K Video Camcorder XC15 Delivers Higher Image and Sound Quality for Professional Users  


SINGAPORE, 02 September 2016 – Canon today announced the launch of the XC15, a 4K digital video camcorder for professional use that achieves high image quality with a lightweight, compact body. The XC15 builds on the XC10 4K digital video camcorder (released in June 2015), and it enables audio video recording with an external microphone through an XLR input and features a similar selection of visual-expression "Look" modes as the EOS C300 Mark II, making it ideal for use as a sub-camera as well as for media and video-content productions.

Equipped with the MA-400 microphone adapter, the XC15 enables audio capture with the use of XLR-input microphones in a wide range of media and content-creation applications. As a result, the camcorder supports the production of content that combines both high image quality and impeccable sound quality. The MA-400 is also compatible with the EOS C300 Mark II.

The XC15 facilitates recording in confined spaces and environments that demand mobility while its added video and still-image "Look" modes, which enable video capture with the same look as the EOS C300 Mark II. This makes it an ideal sub-camera as well as for media and video-content productions.

With its high-sensitivity 1-inch CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV 5 image processing platform with high calculation-processing power, the XC15 is capable of capturing high-image-quality and low-noise 4K video. Moreover, the camcorder features a compact, lightweight body design measuring approximately 128 (w) x 106 (h) x 122mm (d) and weighs approximately 955 grams1 while sporting a 10x optical zoom lens.

Pricing and availability
The Canon XC15 4K professional video camcorder will go on sale in September 2016. Pricing is available upon request.

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About Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company leads 18 other countries including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc. has a global network of close to 300 companies and employs close to 200,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits more than 8% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Canon is consistently one of the top few companies to earn the most number of patents over the last 20 years. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good.

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