Compact and discrete featuring 4K UHD/Full HD internal video recording with professional XLR audio that is easy to use, with footage that can be seamlessly integrated with other professional Cinema EOS cameras.

Canon XC15


  • Capture professional 4K and Full HD video
  • Professional XLR audio connections
  • Professional features and easy workflow integration
  • Discrete and highly versatile
  • Easy to use

Detailed Features

Take a more detailed look into the Canon XC15

Capture professional 4K and Full HD video

4K (UHD 3,840 x 2,160) video recording resolution gives maximum detail and quality
8-bit 4:2:2 colour and 305Mbits/sec data in 4K (50Mbits/sec in Full HD) maintains quality when editing
12 stops of dynamic range with Canon Log Gamma and Wide DR mode
Large 1.0 type CMOS sensor with 12Mpixels offers shallow depth of field and minimal noise in low light with low rolling shutter
HD video is processed with Over Sampling HD Processing for maximum sharpness

Professional XLR audio connections

Included MA-400 adapter provides two XLR inputs with 48V phantom power option
Inputs can be switched between microphone and line for maximum connection possibilities
Individual level controls for each channel
Shotgun microphone holder on MA-400 will securely hold external microphones

Professional features and easy workflow integration

4K frame rates include 24.00P and 25P, providing easy integration with digital film projects
Shoot smooth 2x slow motion in Full HD with 50P frame rate
Multiple 'Look' settings makes integrating and grading images with other cameras easy, including Canon's Cinema EOS range, while the versatile Canon XF-AVC file format is widely accepted by many of the latest professional non-linear editing applications
Shutter speed or shutter angle modes allow cinematographers to select their most familiar setup
Keep a close eye on exposure levels and dynamic range with the built-in waveform monitor

Discrete and highly versatile

Compact and lightweight it can be installed in a wide range locations and positions to achieve the desired view or perspective, and can even mounted on a drone
DSLR-like size and appearance offers discrete shooting for fly-on-the-wall observational work that does not intimidate or draw attention
Flexible, multi-purpose use with 12Mpixel stills and 8.29Mpixel frame grabs from 4K video footage
Built-in lens sports a powerful 10x optical zoom, with both optical and electronic image stabilisation for stable handheld shooting
Handles a wide range of light levels with ISO settings up to 20,000 and a built-in ND filter

Easy to use

Both Full HD and 4K are recorded internally, without the need for an external device, using industry-standard CFast 2.0™ cards for 4K recordings, and SD cards for Full HD and stills
Autofocusing is quick and convenient allowing the user to concentrate on the scene, and includes face detection for added ease of use
Various and comfortable shooting positions are possible, thanks to the rotating handgrip and large touch-screen vari-angle LCD
Included loupe with dioptre adjustment makes shooting in bright light or at eye level, more comfortable
With built-in dual band Wi-Fi, the camera can be easily controlled via a web browser, ideal when the camera is in an awkward location

Product Specification

Find out more about the Canon XC15, its features and what it can do.


UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution

Full HD

Full HD


Over Sampling HD processing for sharper images

Canon Log

Capture both highlight and shadow detail to grade as required

Wide DR Gamma

Capture both highlight and shadow detail without the need to grade

12 Stop Dynamic Range

Captures a wide dynamic range for both highlight and shadow detail


Capture frame rates at 24.00P

XF-AVC 4:2:2

XF-AVC 4:2:2


Built-in Wave Form Monitor for detailed exposure evaluation

Face Detection Technology

Automatically tracks and focuses on faces

Rotating Grip

Comfortable handling from various positions


Advanced image processing and camera performance

WiFi Cert

Built-in WiFi for easy remote control

  • Canon XC15 Body
  • MA-400 XLR Microphone Adapter
  • MA-400 Cable
  • Cable Clamp
  • Loupe Viewfinder Unit
  • Battery Pack LP-E6N
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-945
  • Hood Unit
  • Lens Cap
  • Shoulder Strap
  • USB Cable IFC-300PCU/S
  • High-Speed HDMI Cable HTC-100/S