Canon announces new VIXIA mini X Compact Personal Camcorder featuring Linear PCM Audio Recording
The new Canon VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder gives shooters the freedom to film and record their hobbies, specials interests and memorable moments hands-free, now with professional-like features and outstanding audio quality. The Canon VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder features easy-to-use Wi-Fi sharing capabilities for uploading to social networking sites like Facebook, and YouTube. The VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder features a Canon f/2.8 fisheye lens (160 degree MP4 movies/170 degree photos /150 degree AVCHD) allowing the shooter to challenge their creativity by allowing new and unique perspectives of filming. The Canon VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder is equipped with a 12.8 Megapixel High-Sensitivity Sensor and Canon’s DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor and Linear PCM audio recording (supported in AVCHD/24 Mbps recording mode).
Shooters can choose to record in Full HD in MP4 (30p/24p) or AVCHD (60i) format to a removable SD memory card. When recording with the VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder, a user can choose to film in either Wide mode or Close-up mode. The user can easily switch between modes with a simple swipe of their finger across the innovatively designed 2.7-inch capacitive tilt, touch panel LCD. A built-in adjustable stand, which can be adjusted up to 60 degrees, provides the user with the flexibility to alter angles and shooting situations, furthermore enhancing creativity.
An optional Pan Table base accessory can be attached to the bottom of the VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder, allowing users to record such things as band practice or performances from remote locations. While using the Canon CameraAccess plus app and Pan Table base together users can chose to have the camcorder oscillate left to right up to 200 degrees. The Pan Table can also be manually adjusted for a tilt of up to 20 degrees. The VIXIA mini X compact personal camcorder is scheduled to be available in March for an estimated retail price of $399.99. The Pan Table base accessory will be available in March for an estimated retail price of $99.99.