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Whether you're an advanced amateur or professional 4K and HD videographer, a digital filmmaker needing a cost-effective 4K UHD/HD "B" or "C" camera, or a multimedia journalist in the field, the XC15 4K UHD Camcorder is the complete package to get you the high-quality footage you seek and do so easily and conveniently.

With a compact, portable body, the new XC15 4K UHD Camcorder is ideal for handheld editorial and news shooting or on-set TV and film shoots. Its different Look Settings can be used to make sure it pairs well with Canon Cinema EOS cameras as well as XF and XA series camcorders.

The XC15 4K UHD Camcorder's compact design, advanced 12 Megapixel CMOS image sensor, wide-angle 10x zoom lens with Image Stabilizer and advanced autofocus delivers outstanding sharpness and colour to bring virtually any project to life.

Equipped with features that will appeal to not only experienced videographers but also novice filmmakers, the Canon XC15 4K UHD Camcorder will help all users capture brilliant imagery quickly and easily, again and again.

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Print Specs

  • What's in the Box
    • XC15 4K UHD Camcorder
    • Shoulder Strap
    • Lens Cap
    • Hood Unit
    • Viewfinder Unit
    • Mini-HDMI Cable HTC-100
    • Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S
    • Battery Pack LP-E6N
    • AC Adapter CA-945
    • Microphone Adapter MA-400
    • Cable for Microphone Unit
    • Cable Clamp
  • Zoom Ratio10x
  • Focal Length Range


  • Number Of Blades

    8-blade iris diaphragm

  • Power SupplyBattery Pack*: LP-E6N (7.2V, 1865 mAh)
    Battery Charger: LC-E6, LC-E6E
    AC Adapter CA-945
    * Interchangeable with EOS models (5D Mark III, 6D, 5DS, 5DS R, 60D, 70D, 7D Mark II)
  • Recording/Codec

    MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

  • Recording Options

    (1) 4K recording (size: 3840 x 2160), (2) HD recording (size: 1920 x 1080)

  • Audio

    Linear PCM (16-bit / 48 kHz), 2 channels

  • Image Sensor

    CMOS image sensor (single panel)

  • Effective PixelsMovies: approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)
    Photos: approx. 12 megapixels (4000 x 3000)
  • Total Pixels

    Approx. 13.36 megapixels (4224 x 3164)

  • LensCanon 4K Video Lens
  • Focusing System


    AF / Manual (focus ring)

    AF System

    TTL-video signal sensing system


    Face detection & tracking, AiAF (in photo mode), PUSH AF, touch focus function provided

  • ISO RangeISO 160-20000 / 0.0 dB - 42 dB gain
    Auto ISO limit / AGC limit functions incorporated
  • ND Filter Settings

    1 unit (single density)

  • White Balance

    Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Fluorescent H / Tungsten / Colour Temperature Setting / Set (1/2)

  • Frame Rate(1) 4K Movie Recording
    305 Mbps / 205 Mbps:
    NTSC: 29.97P / 23.98P / 24.00P
    PAL: 25.00P / 24.00P
    (2) HD Recording
    50 Mbps:
    NTSC: 59.94P
    PAL: 50.00P
    35 Mbps:
    NTSC: 29.97P / 23.98P / 59.94i / 24.00P
    PAL: 25.00P / 50.00i / 24.00P
  • Minimum Illumination


    Full Auto Mode: Approx. 6.4 lux (Frame Rate: 59.94i, Shutter Speed: 1/60)
    Full Auto Mode: Approx. 3.2 lux (Frame Rate: 29.97p, Shutter Speed: 1/30)
    Full Auto Mode: Approx. 2.56 lux (Frame Rate: 23.98p, Shutter Speed: 1/24)
    Manual Mode: 0.05 lux (Frame Rate: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p, Shutter Speed: 1/2, Gain: 42 dB)


    Full Auto Mode: Approx. 5.32 lux (Frame Rate: 50.00i, Shutter Speed: 1/50)
    Full Auto Mode: Approx. 2.68 lux (Frame Rate: 25.00p, Shutter Speed: 1/25)
    Manual Mode: Approx. 0.05 lux (Frame Rate: 50.00i/25.00p, Shutter Speed: 1/2, Gain: 42 dB)

  • Viewfinder

    Not available (but viewfinder unit comes with it)

  • LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)3.0-inch (7.66cm on the diagonal) colour LCD (with 3:2 aspect ratio)
    Approx. 1,030,000 dots, 100% view field coverage
    Electrostatic capacitance-type touch panel, variable-angle supported
  • Microphone

    Microphone Adapter MA-400 (cold shoe)

  • Recording Media


    4K recording

    SD Card

    Recording of HD video images, photos (JPEG), menus, etc. possible

  • USB Terminal

    HDMI OUT connector, USB connector, MIC jack, headphones jack, AUDIO connector, DC-IN socket