Image Sensor  
Sensor 1/2.3-type CMOS
Filter RGB Primary Colour Filter
Total Pixels Approx. 21.14MP
Effective Pixels per Sensor Approx. 8.29 MP (3840 x 2160)
Subject Illumination Range Approx. 0.3 lx to 100,000 lx
Minimum Illumination (PAL) P (Program AE) Mode: Approx. 4.2 lx (shutter speed 1/25 sec with auto slow shutter On)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.3 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Image Processor  
Colour Sampling YCC 4:2:0 8bit
Zoom Ratio 20x Optical
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) Approx. 29.3 - 601mm Standard IS/IS Off
Minimum Focus Distance 1 cm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
Max. Aperture f/1.8 - 2.8 (AV Priority and Manual Modes)
Aperture Blades 8 blades
Filter Diameter 58mm
Image Stabilization System Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization Dynamic, Standard, Powered IS, Off
ND Filter Built-in gradation filter (Auto or Off)
Zoom Control Zoom rockers on body and handle;
Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens; Selectable High Speed and Soft Zoom modes available.
Zoom Speed Variable (body rocker only) or Constant speed (body and handle rocker; Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings in each)
Focus Control MANUAL: Lens ring and touchscreen point selection (Magnify and Peaking assist functions), Focus Preset.
AUTOFOCUS: Touchscreen AF point selection, Face Detection and Tracking, Touch and Track, Face Only AF. (Instant AF, Medium AF, Normal AF)
Focus System Hybrid AF (High Speed/Medium speed). Uses combination of TTL-video signal detection system and external phase difference metering system.
Normal AF. TTL, Contrast based AF
Iris Control Touchscreen, Auto
Digital Zoom/Teleconverter 20x digital zoom (400x with optical zoom) and 40x digital zoom (800x with optical zoom) are available.
Digital zoom not available in AUTO mode. 2x Digital Teleconverter
Video Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)
Recording Time 150Mbps: 55 mins / 35Mbps: 240 mins / 17Mbps: 495 mins
Recording File System FAT32/exFAT
Internal Recording Format (PAL) XF-AVC:
3840 x 2160 / 25.00P (160 Mbps)
1920 x 1080 / 50.00P, 50.00i, 25.00P (45 Mbps)
3840 x 2160 / 25.00P(150 Mbps)
1920 x 1080 / 50.00P, 25.00P (35, 17 Mbps)
External Recording Output HDMI output (When Shooting):
UHD recording mode:
1920 x 1080 / 25.00P, 50.00P (for Slow&Fast), 50.00i (PsF mode); 1280 x 720 / 50.00P YCC 4:2:2 8-bit
Full HD recording mode:
1920 x 1080 50.00P/25.00P/50i ; 1280 x720 50.00P YCC4:2:2 10-bit
Slow/Fast Motion (PAL) 3840 x 2160 / 25.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 50.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 25.00P: x0.5
Pre-Record Function Yes. 3 seconds
Still Photos JPEG up to 3840x2160
(Still image resolution is dependent on the video resolution)
Photo Storage Media SD Card
Display Type Capacitive LCD touch panel
Size 3.5-inch (8.8 cm) on the diagonal, Approx. 2,760,000 dots (1280 x RGB x 720)
Wave Form Monitor No
Focus Assist Peaking / Magnify
Peaking Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow
Zebra 70% or 100% reference level
Markers Grid (white/grey), Level (white/grey), 4:3 (white/grey)
Size 0.36-inch (0.92 cm on the diagonal), Approx. 1,770,000 dots (1024 x RGB x 576)
Correction Lens +2.0 to -5.5 dioptre
Inputs / Outputs  
Audio Input XLR 3-pin jack (x2) with 48V phantom power, Line and Mic options on detachable handle,
3.5mm microphone input jack (Supply Voltage 2.4V DC)
Built-in Mic
Headphone Output 3.5mm stereo mini jack
HDMI Output HDMITM mini connector
USB Type-C
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) equivalent. Point-to-point class and UVC supported.
SDI Output No
Time Code Rec Run / Free Run
Genlock No
AV Terminal No
DC Input USB-C
Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack
Tally Lamp Yes, in detachable Handle Unit
Colour Bars (PAL) Yes. SMPTE, ARIB or EBU, with 1KHz Tone
Accessory Shoe Yes (cold shoe)
Assignable Buttons 5 assignable Buttons
Custom Dial Iris/Shutter/Gain, AGC Limit, Exposure Compensation, Off
Exposure Metering Center-weighted average metering
AUTO, P, Av, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Low Light and IR modes
Segment evaluative metering
Night Scene, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight modes
No metering in Fireworks mode: Exposure constant
Exposure Compensation Highlight AE, Normal, Exposure lock, Auto backlight compensation.
Exposure Lock Yes.
Auto ISO / Auto Gain Control Setting Auto / Manual
Auto Gain Control Limit 0 - 23dB (1dB increments)
Shutter Speed  
Control Modes Auto, P, Tv, Manual
Shutter Speed (PAL) 1/6 - 1/2000 sec
(1/2 - 1/500 sec in Low Light mode)
Slow Shutter (SLS) 50.00P:
Auto slow shutter On: 1/25 to 1/500 sec.
Auto slow shutter Off: 1/50 to 1/500 sec.
Auto slow shutter On: 1/12.5* to 1/500 sec. (*Display is 1/12)
Auto slow shutter Off: 1/25 to 1/500 sec.
Clear Scan (PAL) No
Streaming, Wi-Fi, & GPS Specifications  
Wi-Fi No
GPS Information (Optional Accessory) Location (Latitude/Longitude/Altitude), Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Satellite reception.
(requires the optional GPS Receiver GP-E2)
White Balance  
Auto Yes
Preset Daylight (Approx. 5,600K), Tungsten (Approx. 3,200K)
Manual Setting Colour Temperature range: 2,000–15,000K
Default value for Set 1 and Set 2: 5,600K
Shooting Modes Program AE
AUTO mode
M (Manual) mode
P (program AE), Tv (shutter-priority AE), Av (aperture-priority AE), M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Night Scene, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks) IR mode
Custom Picture Menu C1: Normal (BT.709 Normal / BT.709)
C2 to C6: USER02 to USER06
Look Settings Standard
(Adjustment: Sharpness, Contrast, Colour Depth)
Colour Matrix Settings Neutral: accurate colour reproduction
Video: Higher contrast colour reproduction
Infrared Shooting Mode Yes (green or white)
Built-in IR Lamp Yes, in detachable Handle Unit.
Wavelength: 850nm (near-Infrared)
Recording Format MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2ch) / LPCM (16-bit 4ch)
Audio Control Manual/Auto
Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input;
Independent level control per channel (-∞ to +18 dB);
Independent audio limiters (2 ch);
Input mic trimming
Reference Tone 1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off
Microphone Attenuation On/Off (20dB)
Microphone Level Meter Yes
Supplied Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit, Handle Unit, Battery Pack BP-820, USB Power Adapter PD-E1, AC Cable
Optionals Canon Battery Pack BP-820/BP-828, Canon Battery Charger CG-800E/CG-800, Canon HDMI cable HTC-100/HTC-100S, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/SS-650, Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon PROTECT Filter 58mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2, Canon Remote Controller RC-V100, Canon Battery Video Light VL-10Li/VL-10LiII, Canon Battery Pack BP-900 series (for VL-10Li/VL-10LiII), Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-910/920/930 (for charging BP-900 series), Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU
Power Source  
Power Supply (Battery) Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied), BP-828 (optional)
Power Consumption UHD:
MP4, 150Mbps 25.00P : Approx. 4.5W
XF-AVC,160Mbps 25.00P : Approx 4.5W
Full HD:
MP4, 35Mbps 50.00P : Approx. 4.6W
XF-AVC, 45Mbps 50.00P : Approx. 4.6W
Recording Time UHD
MP4: 150Mbps/25.00p: Max. 165 mins (BP-820), typical 95 mins /
Max. 240 Mins, typical 140 mins ( Optional BP-828)
XF-AVC: 160Mbps/25.00P: Max. 160 mins (BP-820), typical 95 mins.
Max. 230 mins, typical 145 mins (Optional BP-828)
Physical Specifications  
Dimensions Approx. 109 x 84 x 182 mm (main body only)
Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm
(Including lens hood, BP-820, mic holder unit, and handle unit)
Weight (Body Only) Approx. 740g
Weight (Accessories) Approx.1135g
Operating Temperature Range 0ºC to +40ºC, 85% relative humidity