Canon EOS C100
Canon's newly announced C100 Digital Video Camera looks like an interesting, if low-rent version of its C300 Digital Cinema Camera. At half the price -- $7,999 -- the C100 is based around the same Super 35mm sensor as the C300 and C500, an 8.3-megapixel sensor that reads out the color-filter array's pixels in such a way that it outputs a full 1920x1080 frame for each RGB channel without interpolation (here's a PDF with more detail about the sensor).
In addition to the support for Canon's video-specific gamma modes, it's got all the input/output features you'd expect from a camcorder in its class, such as an add-on handle with dual XLR jacks, dual-SD card slots and uncompressed HDMI out.
It's telling that Canon brands the camera as "Digital Video Camera" rather than "Digital Cinema Camera." Aside from the sensor, the same lens mount, and the body design, it seems to have more in common with the company's pro camcorders than the EOS Cinema series indicated by the big red "C" logo emblazoned on it. It uses the same AVCHD codec as the XA series of camcorders, with a relatively disappointing maximum bitrate of 24 megabits per second and 4:2:0 color, presumably 8-bit rather than the 10-bit of the more expensive models.
Livestream Mevo cam gets YouTube Live, Android support and 4K capture
App and software updates for the palm-sized live-streaming video camera are available now with final apps arriving this summer.
Canon Legria Mini X packs stereo sound and more in your pocket
The Canon Legria Mini X combines stereo sound and camcorder features with smart phone convenience.
Phantom Flex4K records fire at 1000 FPS, 4K resolution
Vision Research's Phantom Flex4K camera has been used to capture a burning house fire at 1,000 frames per second in 4K resolution.
Canon Vixia Mini targets selfie video shooters
This pocket-size Wi-Fi-enabled minicamcorder does a lot, but it's still a bit of an oddball product.
Canon adds three new high-end camcorders
Canon's new range of camcorders are targeted towards professional users, with features like built-in Wi-Fi, OLED touchscreens and 20x optical zooms.
Digital Bolex camera brings 2K recording to everyone
Thought you had to save up thousands of dollars for a video-enabled SLR to make movies? Think again, say the makers of the Digital Bolex, a modern version of the classic video camera.
Canon Legria HF M32 camcorder has elephantine memory for montages
The new Canon Legria HF M32 camcorder gives you not one but two memory options. Bonus!
Thinking of buying a camcorder? Just got one? Let's take a look behind the specs and see what you've got in your hands.
Serif MoviePlus X3: Windows video-editing software that doesn't reek of fail
If you've got a camcorder, you'll probably want some computer software to turn your garbled shots into something you can be proud of. Serif MoviePlus X3 can help
Canon reveals flashy new Legria camcorders
In the lead up to this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Canon has unveiled 11 new camcorders, six of which have been confirmed for Australia.
Canon Legria HF S10 and Legria HF S100: HD flash joy
The CES camcorder deluge begins with the Legria HFS10 and HFS100, two flash-memory, high-definition shooters with a funny new name
Photos: Hands-on with the high-definition Canon HG21
The Canon HG21 is a high-class, high-end, high-definition camcorder. Take a look at our pictures and forget the credit crunch
The compact dual-lens camera is loaded with top-end features for capturing and streaming spherical video, but it's...
Insta360's latest iPhone-compatible camera makes snapping in 4K VR a breeze.
It's doesn't give you the best image quality, but this pocketable iPhone-only 360-degree camera gets the job done.
Putting much of the RX100 V and more in a rugged, GoPro-sized body, Sony goes after photo- and videographers who...