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Canon Vixia HF-G50 4K Ultra HD Camcorder | Review 2019

February 10, 2019 by  
Filed under Digital Camcorders, Featured Camcorder

Canon VIXIA G50 4K Ultra HD Camcorder

Canon VIXIA HF-G50 4K Ultra HD Camcorder (with lens hood)

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The Canon Vixia HF-G50 is Canon’s lowest priced compact consumer 4K Ultra HD Camcorder. 4K Ultra HD has 4x the resolution of full HD, the same resolution used on 4K TVs and Movie Theater 4K projectors. This entry level 4K camcorder is Compact in size and weight. Records video in 4K Ultra HD at up to 30fps (4K 30p), and Full HD at up to 60fps. Records to SDHC/SDXC memory cards (camcorder has two memory card slots). The 20x zoom HD Video Lens delivers excellent image quality and low light performance even at full zoom. The Vixia HF-G50 features the new 5-Axis image stabilization (keeps video sharp in low light, or when holding the camcorder without a tripod). The Digic DV6 Processor provides processing power, and better picture quality. For Sound, the G50 has both external microphone and headphone jacks for recording and monitoring audio.


4K Ultra HD Camcorder Canon Vixia G50 Features:The G50 4K Camcorder has an HDMI 2.0 terminal that supports 4K UHD 30p output to a standard external SSD/HDD recorder. Mini Advanced Accessory Shoe to add an external light or microphone. Dedicated manual focus/zoom ring. Features a 3.0 inch LCD screen (0.46 million dots). SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer (5 Axis). Also included is a 0.24-inch EVF color viewfinder (1,560,000 dots), which is tilt-able. 2 channel stereo sound. The G50 has 5 assignable buttons to customize as your please. The HF-G50 records 4K video for 55 minutes to a 64GB memory card.


Canon G50 Dimensions: 4.3″ x 3.3″ x 7.2″ (1.62 pounds w/ battery).
Camcorder Full HD Recording Modes: 1080p @ 24p, 30p, 60p (35 mbps)
Camcorder 4K Recording Modes: 4K @ 24p, 30p
Camcorder 4K Recording Bitrate: up to 30 fps recorded at (150 mbps) in mp4
Camcorder 20x Lens: 35mm equivalent: 29.3mm–601mm f/1.8-2.8, filter size: 58mm
G50 Standout Features: 4K Video, 4K @ 30p, 1080p@ 60p, Hybrid AF, 5 Axis Image Stabilization, ND Filters, Dual Card Slots, Digic DV6 Processor


Smart-Review Commentary: The new Canon Vixia HF-G50 4K Camcorder is Canon’s lowest priced entry level 4k Camcorder. Canon has added 5 Axis image stabilization to the G50 for improved stabilization vs. the G40 it replaces. A detachable lens hood (which prevents light glare) is included as well as a tiltable EVF color viewfinder. The viewfinder has 5x the resolution of most viewfinders with 1.5 million pixels. The Canon G50 uses dual SDHC/SDXC memory card slots for long recording times. Double Slot Recording can record to two SD cards simultaneously as a safety backup. External Mic Jack for enhancing your sound options, and headphone jack to monitor sound. Professional-quality 16-bit PCM recording is available for best sound quality. The powerful Digic DV6 processor allows the HF-G50 to record 4K at up to 30fps, and Full HD at 60fps. The Canon HF-G50 is a Smart-Review Top Pick for 2019.

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    Top 17 Features

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  • 4K 30p Recording
  • 1/2.3-inch 4K UHD CMOS sensor
  • Digic DV6 processor
  • Built-in ND Filters
  • Manual Focus/Zoom Ring
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • 20x Optical Zoom
  • Native 24p Mode
  • 24p,30p 4K Progressive Modes
  • HDMI Terminal for HDTV
  • Dual SDXC/SDHC Memory Card Slots
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Color Viewfinder
  • Included Lens Hood
  • Touch & Track Feature
  • Linear PCM Audio
  • Mic and Headphone Jacks

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4K Ultra HD
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5 Axis Stabilization
Digic DV6
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1/2.3″ Imager

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Full HD
XLR Audio
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Digic DV4
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1/2.84″ Imager

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4K Ultra HD
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Dual Pixel CMOS
5 Axis Stabilization
Dual Digic DV6
Built-in WiFi
1.0″ Imager
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