Read the latest issue here

Canon’s first vlogging camera: PowerShot V10

Posted on May 11, 2023

With 4k UHD movie recording, a top-notch microphone and a host of other features, has Canon created the perfect vlogging companion?

Canon has debuted the PowerShot V10, a camera aimed at lifestyle and travel content creators. Built for ease of use and convenience, Canon aims to cement its place in the ever-growing vlogging market.

Vloggers are notorious for grab-and-go shooting, carrying a little equipment as possible. A new design approach for Canon, the upright camera has just one button on the front – record and a flip-up screen to shoot ‘selfie’ mode. The built-in mic and stand are a testament to Canon’s commitment to keep things simple for this product. The new PowerShot V10 weighs 211g and should fit neatly in your pocket.

Make use of the large 1” CMOS sensor for both video and stills and play around with the 14 included colour filter effects and Smooth Skin mode. As most vloggers shoot with only their hands, so Canon has incorporated Movie Digital IS mode to avoid (or at least minimise) camera shake, resulting in cleaner footage. It promises 4K UHD recording and pro-looking background blur for high-quality content. The camera shoots in JPG for stills, which is equivalent to Scene Intelligent Auto and features face-tracking AF.

You don’t need to worry about an external mic as the PowerShot V10 has two large stereo mics situated on the top designed for narration – although, there is a jack for a different mic, and can purchase additional accessories if needed.

Operated single-handedly, the V10 can also standalone thanks to its integrated stand. Acting as a simple tripod, the stand can be adjusted for the desired angle (up to 30°). Handily, you can shoot either portrait or landscape to fit whichever platform you upload to.

The PowerShot V10 is also tech-savvy. One of the standout features, is the live streaming capability. You can go live to your followers with dedicated menu options for live streaming on YouTube and Facebook in a matter of seconds.

It is compatible with the Canon Camera Connect app, allowing you to transfer videos to a smartphone or tablet over Wi-Fi. You can also access temporary cloud storage with, or use the integrated HDMI and USB ports. You can recharge the camera via the USB-C port, which is handy for those constantly on the move.

The Canon PowerShot V10 can be purchased as a standard kit, with power cable, soft case, lens cap, windshield and wrist strap, retailing at £429.99/€489.99.

For more information, head to the Canon website.

Introducing the new Canon PowerShot V10 | Canon Australia

Don’t forget to sign up to receive our newsletter below, and get notified about the new issue, exclusive offers and competitions.

Have you heard The Photography News Podcast? Tune in for news, techniques, advice and much more! Click here to listen for free.

Sony announces Alpha 7R V

October 27th, 2022

The latest in its full-frame mirrorless line, the camera features innovative AI technology

Sony goes global with speedy A9 III

November 28th, 2023

A global-shutter, full-frame stacked sensor headlines the latest Alpha release from Sony, coming January...

How is the Fujifilm X-H2S wedded to succ...

March 21st, 2023

York Place Studios reveals how the Fujifilm X-H2S is key to a happy marriage...

Canon EOS R3 finally revealed

September 14th, 2021

Aimed at news and sports professionals, the EOS R3 is the result of extensive...

Sign up to the newsletter!

Subscribe to the Photography News newsletter to get the latest issue of the magazine, news, special offers, occasional surveys and carefully selected partner offerings delivered direct to your inbox.

You may opt-out at any time. Terms and conditions and Privacy Policy.