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Canon VIXIA mini camcorder optimized for self-shooting

Canon VIXIA mini camcorder optimized for self-shooting

This week Canon has revealed the newest member of their VIXIA camcorder lineup, this time placing emphasis on the display and its ability to face forward as easily as it does backward. This 1080p-capable camcorder works with a 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor up front and a 2.7-inch 230K-dot-resolution display on top able to work anywhere from 90 degrees to 180 degrees away from that.

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Canon 75MP DSLR reportedly in testing phases

Canon 75MP DSLR reportedly in testing phases

Canon hasn't been at the center of rumors lately, but it's said that the company is working on an extremely impressive camera that's almost too good to be true. Canon is reportedly testing a new DSLR with a pro-sized body similar to that of the 1D X, but what's most impressive is that the camera boasts a 75MP sensor.

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Canon EOS M sequel with Dual-Pixel CMOS AF tipped for Q4

Canon EOS M sequel with Dual-Pixel CMOS AF tipped for Q4

Canon's EOS M interchangeable lens camera is tipped for an imminent refresh, with stocks of the existing model running short at retailers, though a significant upgrade isn't expected until September at the earliest. The EOS M, which Canon billed as its gateway drug to mainstream DSLRs, was first launched back in October though user-feedback has been mixed. Now, with supplies dwindling after as much as 50-percent price cuts, a tweaked model is supposedly just around the corner.

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Canon EOS 70D sample movie demos Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Canon EOS 70D sample movie demos Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Canon is pretty proud of its new EOS 70D and particularly the DSLR's innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, so it's no surprise there's a demo video showing the clever multi-part pixels at work. The 1080p footage, dubbed "Handmade" by Canon, shows not only exactly what is going on in the camera while it's recording, but also comes with a behind-the-scenes walkthrough of the making-of the whole thing. If you're considering splashing out on the EOS 70D, it's a must-see.

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Canon EOS 70D Dual Pixel CMOS AF “revolutionary” system detailed

Canon EOS 70D Dual Pixel CMOS AF “revolutionary” system detailed

Canon's "game changing" autofocus system on the new EOS 70D has been detailed, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, promising the smoothness of a dedicated camcorder with the image quality and lens flexibility of a DSLR. Billed as "revolutionary" by the company, the Dual Pixel system marks Canon's concession to the increasing number of photographers wanting to frame using the LCD rather than the traditional viewfinder, with a new CMOS that can simultaneously capture images and perform phase-detection AF.

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Canon LE-5W portable projector set for summer with 3LED technology

Canon LE-5W portable projector set for summer with 3LED technology

As projectors continue to be a big business in an industry ripe with mobile devices, Canon's newest hardware has appeared with a foot in both camps. This is the LE-5W Multimedia Projector, coming in any color just so long as its black or white, working with 3LED technology to ensure the photos users have taken with their Canon cameras are projected with as vibrant and color-correct a light as possible. Of course this device isn't a camera in and of itself: instead you'll be running content through an HDMI cord or USB thumb drive.

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Canon PowerShot N sample shots: Lifelogger or Instagimmick?

Canon PowerShot N sample shots: Lifelogger or Instagimmick?

Canon's PowerShot N may not have the heft of a DSLR, but it's arguably more interesting: small enough to be wearable, with Instagram-style filters that can be automatically added, and an unusual control system that puts shutter and zoom around the lens itself. Having been unveiled at CES back in January, we finally got a chance to see what sort of images the PowerShot N could take when we caught up with Canon in - of all places - an abandoned London tube station.

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