After introducing the Canon XC10 digital camcorder, the Japanese giant Canon continues working in the field of camcorders, and is proud to announce the new Canon EOS C300 Mark II, which pushes back the frontier of videography.
The Canon EOS C300 Mark II is a digital cinema camera aimed at cinema, producing documentaries, commercials, and capturing all types of events. In relation to its predecessor Canon EOS C300, the C300 Mark II brings a new, stronger 8.85MP Super 35mm Cinema CMOS sensor, which delivers videos of top-notch quality, from Full HD (1920 x 1080), over 2K DCI (2048 x 1080), all the way to exceptional 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) and 4K DCI (4096 x 2160).
This full-frame sensor, offering ISO 100-102,400, is packed with Dual DIGIC DV 5 processors, and they together deliver a low level of noise, 15 stops of dynamic range, bit rates up to 410 Mbps, Canon Log Gamma 2, Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, as well as the most important thing - 10-bit 4:2:2 4K (UHD or DCI) video recording internally using the new XF-AVC Codec. On the other hand, with the 2K and Full HD resolutions, 12-bit recording at 4:4:4 color sampling is available.
The Canon C300 Mark II is equipped either with the EF or PL lens mount, it features dual CFast 2.0 memory card slots for MXF recording and an SD card slot for 8-bit 4:2:0 Full HD proxy recordings, and in relation to the predecessor, the C300 II sports a removable hand grip, as well as a removable 4" 1,230,000-dot LCD screen.
The Canon EOS C300 Mark II will be available for sale in September, priced at incredible $20,000!
The news was taken from CANON.