Selecting a Bridge Camera means you'll have a device that comes with the photo capabilities of a DSLR while being more portable and easier to put away while out and about.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS will satisfy your needs.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the PowerShot SX70 HS is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 9 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Canon device is a very good option!
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Canon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.
Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the PowerShot SX70 HS is a really good choice.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Canon is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the PowerShot SX70 HS is a breeze.
From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. Zoom capabilities are present as well which is great.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The (mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.
The PowerShot SX70 HS combines style and a clever layout to create a camera that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this device will turn heads.
It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.
|Camera Type||Bridge camera|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.4-6.5|
|Image Formats Supported||EXIF, JPEG, RAW|
|Languages Support||ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HIN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 10 s|
|Shooting Modes||Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Scene, Shutter priority|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±2EV (1/3 EV step)|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Range (tele)||1.8 - 4 m|
|Flash Range (wide)||0.48 - 6.5 m|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/2000 s|
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||9|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection, Face tracking, One Shot Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2250, 2500, 3200|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||3200|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 3EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Auto, Manual|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Partial, Spot|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||15 s|
|4K Video Capable||Yes|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||4K Ultra HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Max FPS @4K||30|
|Maximum Video Resolution||3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MP4, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC-LC|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Combined Zoom||260 x|
|Digital Zoom||4 x|
|Extra/Smart Zoom||130 x|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||3.8 - 247 mm|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||15/11|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||1365 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.4|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||21 mm|
|Optical Zoom||65 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||922000 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.39 "|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.3|
|Image Processor||DIGIC 8|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB Connector||Micro-USB B|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||325 shots|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Video Recording Time||360 min|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Battery Charger Included||Yes|
|Bundled Software||Image Transfer Utility, Camera Connect App|
|Lens Cap Included||Yes|
|Wrist Strap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Mac Operating Systems Supported||Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks|
|Windows Operating Systems Supported||Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1|
|Maximum Image Resolution||5184 x 3888 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||5184 x 3888, 5184 x 3456, 5184 x 2912, 3888 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2048, 2736 x 2736, 2432 x 1824, 2432 x 1616, 2432 x 1368, 1824 x 1824|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||10 - 90 %|