Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Black

MPN: 3071C002  |  EAN: 4549292119169  |  Model: PowerShot SX70 HS

Price Information

525.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Black - 3071C002 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

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.

Photography Skillset

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.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Canon device is a very good option!

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Video Scenarios

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.

Other Video needs

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.

Photo Scenarios

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.

Other considerations

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.

Style

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.

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Technical Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Black - 3071C002 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Bridge camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.4-6.5
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Built-in Processor Yes
Direct Printing Yes
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
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
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
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
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
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
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
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15 s
Video
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 Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC-LC
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
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
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 922000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Flip-out Screen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.39 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Megapixel 20.3 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Technical Details
Image Processor DIGIC 8
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
DC-in Jack Yes
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
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 325 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type LP-E12
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Video Recording Time 360 min
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Bundled Software Image Transfer Utility, Camera Connect App
Cables Included USB
Lens Cap Included Yes
Wrist Strap Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 16.6 mm
Height 90.9 mm
Weight 610 g
Width 127 mm
System Requirements
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
Picture Quality
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
Memory
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 10 - 90 %