Canon announces the new EOS C100 Digital Video Camera.
The C100 digital video camera is a compact, affordable entry-level model delivering full 1920×1080 HD video and integrating the popular AVCHD codec for universal compatibility with laptop and desktop editing systems.
“The C100 is designed for economical productions that need sophisticated HD capabilities and optical lens diversity.”
The camera features: a push auto iris function, one-shot auto focus (or full manual focus and exposure control), a multi-angle 3.5-inch LCD control panel, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder, built-in ND filters, dual XLR inputs, and a locking HDMI output.
The Canon EOS C100 will sell for around $8000 and will be available November 2012.