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Canon Powershot SX70 HS Digital Camera

20 Megapixels20 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveUltra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Ultra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot SX70 HS is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 20 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-3200. With 20 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot SX70 HS to compensate for camera shake up to 5-Stops beyond hand-holding.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Canon Powershot SX70 HS

The Canon Powershot SX70 HS features a Contrast-Detect AF system.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Canon Powershot SX70 HS is performed via a 0.39" Built-in EVF with 2.4 Megapixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot SX70 HS
Sensor 20 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization 5-Stops Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 15s
Lens21 - 1365mm F/3.5 - 6.5 / 8Mininum Focus0 (w) / 1.8m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.39" EVF 2.4 Megapixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene ModesNone
Metering Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 10 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger WiFi Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer Yes Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 5 - 2.5m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 3840x2160 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input Stereo
Video Format MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 255 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2018-09-21 Construction Standard
Size 127 x 91 x 117mm (W x H x D) Weight 608g

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Canon SX70 HS Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

20 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 100-3200
65X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-15s
Built-in Stabilization, 5-Stop ImprovementFull manual controls
0.39" Built-in EVF 2.4 MegapixelsCustom white-balance
Automatic Eye-Start sensorSpot-Metering
10 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesStereo audio input
3840x2160 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 920K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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