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Canon XA15 Professional Full HD Camcorder

Canon XA15 Professional Full HD Camcorder

A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with a powerful 20x optical zoom and wide dynamic range. Canon’s HD CMOS Sensor and the powerful DIGIC DV4 image processing platform deliver great performance in low light and the ability to capture superb Full HD images in 50P at 35 Mbps. 

SKU:  2217C009AA

R 27,795.00
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A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with high optical performance

This compact, lightweight camcorder is small enough to stow away yet agile and powerful to record news events with versatility thanks to a high-quality HD CMOS Pro sensor, a superb 20x optical zoom with high zoom ratio and professional interfaces for connectivity into existing workflows.

High optical performance

A Canon 20x optical zoom lens provides a highly versatile zoom range with the 35mm equivalent of 26.8-576mm. with an improved circular aperture, the Canon XA15 can record more natural, beautiful images.

Stunning Full HD image quality

With Canon’s HD CMOS Pro Sensor and the powerful DIGIC DV4 Image Processor with improved low-light performance, the Canon XA15 captures superb Full HD video in 50p at 35 Mbps with Wide dynamic range of 600%.

Professional recording options

The Canon XA15 can record in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple bit rates, and even simultaneously. The XA15 provides various interfaces including two XLR inputs for high-quality audio, headphone jack, optional GPS support, HDMI terminal and an HD-SDI interface.

Video Cameras

1/2.84 inch type HD CMOS Pro
File Format:
Recording file format:

Recording format:
AVCHD: 28/24/17/5Mbps
MP4: 35/24/17/9/3 Mbps;
All modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling
Recording Resolution:
28Mbps 50.00P,1920 x 1080, 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080 50.00i/PF25
5Mbps 1440 x 1080 50i/PF25

35Mbps 1920 x 1080: 50P
24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080:25P
8/4 Mbps 1280 x 720: 25P
3Mbps 640 x 360: 25P
Frames Per Second Recording:
25p, 50i and 50p
High Definition:
Yes, Full HD
Lens Mount:
Built-in Lens
Optical Zoom:
20x optical zoom
Audio Inputs:
2x XLR Input on Handle Unit. Line, Mic or 48V Phantom Power), 3.5mm microphone input jack
Headphone Output:
3.5mm stereo jack
On Board Memory:
Memory/ Storage:
SDCX (photo)
Yes, colour selectable
Yes. 70% or 100%
Optical/ Digital Viewfinder:
Size: 0.24-inch (0.61 cm),
Dots: approx. 1.56 million dots,
Adjustable: Vertical tilt, up to 45°
Field of View Coverage: 100%
Correction lens: + 2.0 to -5 dioptre
Touch Screen:
Yes, Capacitive Touch Panel
3.0-inch (7.5 cm)
BP-820 (Supplied)
BP-828 (Optional)
Weight (camera only)
XA15: Approx. 750 g

Weight (fully equipped)
XA15: Approx. 1140 g

Includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, BP-820, and 1 memory card


1780 mAh
7.4 VDC

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What's in the box?

  • Canon XA15 Camcorder
  • Handle Unit HDU-1
  • Lens Hood with Lens Barrier
  • Compact Power Adaptor CA-570
  • Mic Holder
  • Battery Pack BP-820
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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