Canon XA50 Professional 4K UHD Camcorder

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SKU: 3669C003AA
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- 8.29MP, 1" CMOS Sensor

- Up to 4K UHD 30fps Video Recording

- Mini-HDMI Output

- Integrated 15x Optical Zoom Lens

- Dual XLR & Mic/Line Audio Input

- 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization

- Dual SD Slots (Relay & Simultaneous Recording)

- DIGIC DV 6 Processor

- 3" Touchscreen LCD, Tiltable Viewfinder


Compact and lightweight, yet packing a 4K UHD punch, this Canon XA50 Professional Camcorder offers high quality videography with optimal convenience. It boasts amazing features such as a 1.0-type CMOS sensor with Dual CMOS AF, Infrared options, 2 XLR terminals, 4-channel linear PCM audio, 5-Axis Optical Stabilizer and advanced Full HD through Over Sampling HD processing.

This camera supports many formats such as MP4 4K UHD 160Mbps up to 25P, XF-AVC 4K UHD 160Mbps up to 25P, Full HD 45Mbps at 50P/50i/25P, Full HD 35Mbps at 50P/25P and is even able record 4K/Full HD in slow and fast motion, up to 1200x.

Fast and accurate autofocusing up to 80% of the sensor (vertically and horizontally) is made possible by the Dual Pixel CMOS AF.  Now you can track your subject with Face Detection AF while Touch tracking allows smooth focus control. Rest assured, chromatic Aberrations will be minimized by Super UD elements, which, alongside the built-in stabilizer, supports hand-held and on-the-move shooting. Featuring dual SD slots, you can record to 2 cards at the same time or in succession to instantly backup or lengthen your shoots. Additionally, its mini-HDMI output and 2 XLR terminals make this the ideal ENG Camcorder for documentary and journalistic videography. For those who require 3G-SDI, you'll need the XA55.


Canon XA55 & XA50 4K UHD Professional Camcorders


Image Sensor

1-Chip 1" CMOS Sensor

Sensor Resolution

4268 x 3148 (13.4 MP)

Effective Sensor Resolution

3840 x 2160 (8.29 MP)

Minimum Illumination

1.7 lux at 1/30 Shutter Speed
0.1 lux at 1/2 Shutter Speed

White Balance Range

2000 to 15,000K



Focal Length

8.3 to 124.5mm

35mm Equivalent Focal Length

25.5 to 382.5mm

Optical Zoom Ratio


Maximum Aperture

f/2.8 to 4.5

Minimum Focusing Distance

Wide: 0.4" / 1.0 cm
Entire Zoom Range: 23.6" / 60.0 cm

Filter Size

58 mm

Image Stabilization


Focus Control

Manual Focus



Shutter Speed

1/1 to 1/2000 sec

Built-In ND Filter

Mechanical Filter Wheel with 2 Stop (1/4), 4 Stop (1/16), 6 Stop (1/64) ND Filters

Built-In Microphone Type


Recording Media

2 x SD (Unspecified Type) UHS-I Card Slots



Broadcast System Compatibility


Recording Modes

H.264/MP4 4:2:0 8-Bit: 
3840 x 2160p at 23.98/24/29.97/30 fps 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/29.97/30/59.94/60 fps (35 to 45 Mb/s) 
1280 x 720p at 59.94/60 fps (8 Mb/s) 
XF-AVC 4:2:0 8-Bit: 
3840 x 2160p at 23.98/24/29.97/30 fps 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/29.97/30/59.94/60 fps 

Audio Recording

MP4: 2-Channel 16-Bit AAC Audio
MP4: 4-Channel 16-Bit LPCM Audio
XAVC: 4-Channel 24-Bit LPCM Audio



Video Connectors

1 x Mini-HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Output

Audio Connectors

2 x 3-Pin XLR Mic/Line Level (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic Level Input

Other I/O

1 x USB Mini-B Output
1 x 2.5 mm Input



Display Type


Screen Size




Screen Resolution

460,000 Dots



EVF Display Type


Screen Size


EVF Resolution

1,560,000 Dots



Battery Type

Canon BP-8 Series

Power Connectors

1 x Proprietary (8.4 VDC) Input



Operating Temperature

32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C (Recommended)

Storage Temperature

23 to 113°F / -5 to 45°C

Operating Humidity


Storage Humidity




Accessory Mount

1 x Cold Shoe Mount

Tripod Mount

1/4"-20 Female


8.4 x 4.3 x 3.6" / 21.34 x 10.92 x 9.14 cm (Without Protrusions)
10.4 x 4.9 x 3.6" / 26.42 x 12.45 x 9.14 cm (With Protrusions)


2.1 lb / 953 g

1x Canon XA50 Professional 4K UHD Camcorder

1x Lens hood with integrated lens cap

1x Microphone holder

1x Top handle

1x BP-820 battery

1x Mains power lead

1x Mains power adaptor/battery charger

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