Canon goes 4K with its Vixia / Legria HF G60 camcorder

Canon Legria HF G60

Canon has unwrapped a new generation of affordable camcorders that can shoot at 4K resolution Launched at NAB, the major trade show for the broadcast industry, the new new flagship consumer model is the Vixia HF G60 if you are in North America – but will be called the Legria HF G60 if you are in Europe.

The Legria / Vixia HF G60 features a large one-inch 4K sensor and has a built-in 15x optical zoom. The CMOS 13.4MP sensor features Dual Pixel autofocus which is already featured on Canon's DSLR but which is designed for high-speed focus tracking when recording video.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.