• 1 inch 122.9mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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General
Model Number: XC10 G3X
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Other Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2499.00 $999.99
Street Price: $1,584.95 $874.00
Date Available: 2015-06-15 2015-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 36.7 oz (1,040 g)
includes batteries
26.1 oz (739 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 4.0 x 4.8 in.
(125 x 102 x 122 mm)
4.9 x 3.0 x 4.1 in.
(123 x 77 x 105 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.0 20.2
Sensor Format: 1 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 122.88mm2 (12.80mm x 9.60mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.20 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   21.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   521
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2912 x 3648 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 2880 (6.6 MP, Other),
1232 x 1536 (1.9 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.8 7.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/​15p)
1280x720 (6p/​3p/​1.5p)
640x480 (6p/​3p/​1.5p)
Movie File Format: File Format: MXF; Video Format: XF-AVC (Intra, Long GOP); Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit stereo MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon 4K Video Lens; 14 elements in 12 groups including 2 UD elements, 2 Hi-UD elements, and a three-surface, 2-piece aspherical lens Canon Zoom Lens with USM; 18 elements in 13 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 240mm 24 - 600mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.9 - 89mm 8.8 - 220mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 25.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8(W) / f5.6 (T) - f/? with 8-blade diaphragm; built-in ND filter, 1/8 (3-step) equivalent f/2.8 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; built-in 3-stop ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes Yes
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: On lens Bayonet adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Digital Teleconverter Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; Push AF, AiAF (Photo Mode), Touch Focus Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 31-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track), Touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional optical loupe viewfinder attachment for LCD screen Optional hot-shoe attachable EVF-DC1, 2.36M-dot OLED EVF.
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,030,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 20000 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 160 125
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 160-20000 Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent), Manual (2) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 1/2 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Stills: Evaluative, Centre-weighted, Spot; Movies: Standard, Spotlight, Backlight Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center or linked to Touch AF frame), Face Detect AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN: Portrait, Sports, Night Scene, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks Scene Modes: Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks; Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
Self Timer:   2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Manual, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off; (Red-eye reduction and second curtain sync available)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO: 60cm - 6.8m (W), 85cm - 3.1m (T)
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: CFast cards supported  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: File Format: MXF; Video Format: XF-AVC (Intra, Long GOP); Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit stereo MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: 64,000.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: RC-6 wireless remote, Wi-Fi Optional wired or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): DC Input Jack for RS-60E3 remote shutter release switch
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.86
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   1.95
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.8 7.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   9
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   0.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   0.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   Unlimited
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.41 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.38 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.109 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.82 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.044 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   2.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   4.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6 Proprietary NB-10L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: US bundle includes SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card and card reader. 1-inch 20.2MP BSI CMOS sensor, DIGIC 6 image processor, 25x 24-600mm eq. F2.8-5.6 zoom lens, improve, EOS-style controls and menus, magnesium-alloy body, dust and water resistant.