Canon XA40 Camcorder#3666C006

An ultra-compact, professional palm-sized 4K camcorder with a 20x optical zoom lens


  • 4K UHD Professional Camcorder
  • 1/2.3”-type CMOS sensor, DIGIC DV6 processing
  • 20x optical zoom, 5-axis Image Stabilizer

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The XA40 is a 4K UHD professional video camera that lets you work the way you want. Built with a 1/2.3”-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6 image processor, your images will be sharp, colourful and distinctive. Get up close with 20x optical zoom and wide angle starting from just 29.3 mm, with powerful 5-axis Image Stabilization for consistent results. Adapt to the demands of each new project with continuous recording in Slow and Fast motion modes, with a maximum speed of 1200x. Meanwhile, the Infrared Mode allows users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light. Weighing less than 1.2kg with a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen, this highly portable camcorder also supports linear PCM 4-channel audio with a built-in stereo mic and two XLR terminal, and boasts two SD memory card slots for simultaneous or relay recording.


  • Compact and efficient: a professional 4K camcorder with UHD resolution and high magnification
  • The inclusion of a 4K 1/2.3” type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6 image processor deliver high quality 4K UHD images, whilst Over Sampling HD processing ensures superior Full HD images
  • Support for recording in MP4 UHD 150Mbps at 25P and Full HD 35Mbps/17Mbps at 50P/25P
  • Capture the images needed with 20x Optical zoom with wide angle starting from 29.3mm, 5-axis Image Stabilization, and 3D real-time lens group structure to support wide-angle zoom operation
  • The XA40 includes an Infrared Mode, allowing users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light. There is also the option of recording in white or green mode
  • Adapt to the demands of each project with continuous recording available in Slow and Fast motion modes in both UHD and Full HD, with a maximum speed of 1200x
  • The XA40 weighs less than 1.2kg with a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen for intuitive control. There is also support for linear PMC 4-channel audio, a built-in stereo mic, and two SD memory card slots

What's in the box

  • XA40 Camcorder
  • HDU-1 Handle Unit
  • CA-570 Compact Power Adapter
  • BP-820 Battery Pack
  • Lens Hood with Lens Barrier
  • Mic Holder


  • 4K UHD / 25P - MP4 up to 150Mbps

  • 20x optical zoom - 29.3 – 601mm Wide-angle

  • High quality Full HD - Uses the 4K UHD sensor to deliver superior Full HD images

  • Optical IS 5-Axis IS - Advanced optical and dynamic image stabilization

  • Infrared mode - Capture high-quality video in conditions with little to no ambient light

  • 3.0-inch touch screen - Easy focus point and camera control

  • Linear PCM - 2 x XLR terminals plus built-in mic

  • Dual card slots - SD card simultaneous or relay recording

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