Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled four new camcorders for its VIXIA lineup, with the introduction of three VIXIA HF R-series camcorder models, the VIXIA HF R42, VIXIA HF R40 and VIXIA HF R400, and the expansion of the acclaimed G-series line with the new VIXIA HF G20 camcorder. Compact and portable, the new VIXIA HF R42 and VIXIA HF R40 camcorder models are designed to capture and share life’s every day moments with a 53x Advanced Zoom, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization, innovative wireless streaming and remote control features. Excellent for low-light shooting conditions, the new VIXIA HF G20 camcorder model offers an enhanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor and professional-grade functionality. “Being able to capture and instantly share memories as they happen is a necessity in today’s always-on society,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. “With two of Canon’s new VIXIA camcorders, people can have those advanced wireless capabilities that give them the convenience they need, without sacrificing on the quality of their images.” VIXIA HF R-Series Camcorder Models Designed for everyday shooting, Canon’s expanded VIXIA HF R-series camcorder lineup improves upon numerous features, including image quality, sharing capabilities and the user experience. High-Quality Imaging With 53x Advanced Zoom and a Genuine Canon HD Video Lens, capturing memories in crisp High Definition video is easier than ever on Canon’s new VIXIA HF R-series camcorders. The new lineup also offers a 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor, an improved image stabilization system and a new DIGIC DV IV Image Processor for impressive low-light performance. In addition, the new camcorders offer Full HD MP4 (up to 35Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (up to 28Mbps) 60p recording, so memories are captured in stunning image quality.