Canon’s New VIXIA Mini Compact Person Camcorder With a Fisheye Lens

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Canon VIXIA Mini product images (1 of 5)

No, this isn’t the 75MP beast of a camera that you’ve all been waiting for, but it is surely still something quite cool. Today, Canon is announcing a brand new VIXIA camcorder that they’re coining the Mini Compact Personal Camcorder. It is being aimed at bloggers and because of that, there is built in WiFi. The camcorder sports an 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens and features a closeup mode that gets your subject closer to you by using a smaller area of the sensor. The camcorder has a 2.7 inch capacitive touch screen along with a 12.8MP CMOS sensor, takes Micro SD cards, and the company is also seriously pimping its microphones for audio recording.

It shoots 1080p video at 24p or 30p, but you can also shoot at 720p at a lower file size.

The camcorder will retain for $299.99 in September. More images and tech specs are after the jump.

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