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SLR 20.2MP CMOS Jul 2013
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53 Reasons For

Seventeen Industry Awards

Digital camera experts love this camera and have given it seventeen awards.

This waterproof camera received an "Editor's Choice" from Digitaltrends.com, Macworld.co.uk and Log.com.tr all of whom concluded that this Canon digital camera was brilliant.

Three other expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this Canon digital camera. Pcauthority.com.au, Focus-numerique.fr and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ all gave this Canon camera a "Recommended" award.

The reviewers at Ephotozine and Ljudochbild.se both thought that this camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Furthermore, the expert at DP Review gave this camera a "Gold" award and thought it was terrific and the reviewer at Expert Reviews gave it a "Best Buy" award and wrote it would make a great purchase.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on thirty-seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Ephotozine this Canon digital camera has an overall expert rating of 90 out of 100. This puts this digital camera in the top 12% of all the waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 897 user reviews the average user rating of this Canon digital camera is outstanding. Owners think this camera is one of the better cameras of a comparable type and age.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of customers who reviewed the Canon EOS 70D wrote that it had a good screen. A. Davis mentioned “Its a responsive screen and the layout of functions on the screen is good”. A. Stables wrote “The articulating screen is very useful for landscapes” in their review. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their Canon EOS 70D review on Amazon “Before I got the 70D I swore I would never use the touch screen, WRONG! It makes operating the camera so easy”.

Several Canon EOS 70D reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Paulo mentioned this year “Viewfinder is bright, with lots of information” and gave it a score of 5 stars. One Canon EOS 70D owner considered that this digital camera was mirrorless.

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Good Video Capture

Twenty-seven Canon EOS 70D reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Antoine wrote on Amazon “This camera is a first in offering true and effective video implementation (with unparalleled autofocus on dSLR cameras” in his review. Antoine also wrote “✓ Outstanding image quality ✓ Revolutionary Dual pixel CMOS AF sensor (80% of which are in use for phase detection) ✓ Ingenious implementation of phase detection ✓ Articulated touch screen, especially useful for video”. Antoine also wrote “One needs to consider buying STM lenses, which are specifically optimised for video”.

Good Quality Lens

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus. Ahmed wrote in his review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon “I gave up pulling my own focus, AF is faster.) Know the limitations of your camera” and rated the Canon EOS 70D as very good. Amazon Customer wrote “Am pleased to report that the focus seems just fine”. Colin Redmond mentioned two years ago “It was a brilliant idea, what a fantastic camera extremely fast focusing easy to handle”.

A few customers said that this digital camera had a good lens. Antoine mentioned in his review two years ago “This offering comes bundled with an 18-55 IS STM lens and thus is worth serious consideration”. Antoine also said “The 18-55mm is a very good general purpose lens”. D Elvidge mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Superb Camera, using it with a Sigma 120-400 Lens and getting super shots of Birds both Static” and gave the product an excellent rating.

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers who bought the Canon EOS 70D reckoned that it had a good zoom. Antoine wrote “The crop factor is great for that extra zoom reach” in his review of the Canon EOS 70D and rated the product as excellent. Mr. Dean Hewitt mentioned in his Canon EOS 70D review on Amazon “The responsiveness of the touch screen is great and the pinch to zoom is useful for checking focus etc”. Wayne Bartley said in his review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon “When fitted with the awesome Canon 24-105mm Zoom lens which I received last week”.

One customer mentioned that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Expert website Digital-Photography-School.com said three years ago “The stabiliser works well, esp in video shooting” in their review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Last year A. J. Harknett gave the product an excellent rating and mentioned “The EFS lens I already have all work better than before the 100x400 seems to be faster and pictures are certainly sharper”. A. Stables wrote on Amazon “My work is split evenly between landscape photography and night skies, in particular the aurora borealis, milky way” and rated this digital camera as very good. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Canon EOS 70D review “The 70D produces great photos with these settings”.

A few people who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good ISO range. Two years ago A. Stables mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 70D “I can shoot beautiful milky way and star shots at ISO 12800 with very little noise”. Mr Baz said “I don't feel there is much improvement in either high ISO performance or dynamic range v the 18mp CMOS sensor from Canon- S” in his review of the Canon EOS 70D. Mr. Dean Hewitt gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The most noticeable improvement is ISO capabilities” in his Canon EOS 70D review.

Twelve Canon EOS 70D reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had a good picture resolution. Ahmed mentioned on Amazon “With this camera, getting fast glass and shooting with the highest shutter possible at 100-800 ISO is the key” and scored it 5 stars. Katherine Platt mentioned “The image quality is excellent with colours being especially well rendered - which is great when shooting at lower JPEG resolution than the highest quality RAW”. Mr. Dean Hewitt mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Remote shooting is easy”.

Some Canon EOS 70D reviewers who purchased the Canon EOS 70D wrote that it had a good image sensor. A. Davis wrote in their review “The sensor does an excellent job of focusing”. Antoine wrote in his Canon EOS 70D review two years ago “Introduces a new awesome sensor” and scored it 5 stars. Mr Baz rated the product 4 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Canon EOS 70D “A strong solid feel+ On sensor phase detect works really well”.

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was good in low light. Brighty123 said last year “Seems to pick up a lot, even in fairly low light”. This year Mr I a Anderson he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “For stills I've been impressed with the low light autofocus when using a Canon flashgun”. Veryfelina said in their review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon “Pictures are much more sharpen and detailed, even in low light or high movement conditions”.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-five Canon EOS 70D owners mentioned that the product was good quality. A. Davis rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon three years ago “Capturing the image.I have been very pleased with the quality of the pictures”. Ahmed gave it a score of 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon “It produces remarkable image quality to me for the price”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon last year “Is the image quality any better than the 7D? Well no not really” nonetheless they only scored it 3 stars.

Easy to Use

Twenty-five Canon EOS 70D reviewers who bought it agreed that it was easy to use. A. Davis mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The controls are well laid out and generally easy to use” in their review. A. Stables scored the product very highly and said on Amazon “It is a joy to use” in their review. Amazon Customer said on Amazon two years ago “Although I rarely use full manual control I have used P or Av for as long as I can remember, going back to the days of my first 350D” in their Canon EOS 70D review.

Several Canon EOS 70D owners agreed that the product was easy to use the menus. Brighty123 said in their review on Amazon “Nice camera though and plenty of settings”. Mr. Dean Hewitt mentioned on Amazon “Finally adjusted the custom functions to my liking (such as back button continuous focussing, my menu settings, wifi functions etc” in his review of this digital camera.

A few customers who reviewed it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago A. Davis mentioned in their review “The camera feels good to hold”. Uros Subotic said on Amazon “It is quick, reliable and comfortable” in their Canon EOS 70D review.

A number of customers who reviewed the Canon EOS 70D thought it had a good experience. Antoine wrote on Amazon “In the few days of ownership I really enjoyed the experience” in his Canon EOS 70D review and rated this digital camera 5 stars. Katherine Platt said “Many of the features on this camera enhance the overall experience, both at the point of use”. Two years ago Matt Wilkinson mentioned “Full SLR experience, fast mirrorless autofocus, remote shooting over wifi, lens autofocus adjustment, massive iso range, really fast continuous shooting” in his Canon EOS 70D review.

Some customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to handle. Gary White wrote on Amazon “Handling is tight and quick, focussing and viewfinder not only 7D-like”. One customer who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to setup. Rs said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Its an awesome thing to setup an otherwise impossible angle from the camera”.

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Good Connectivity

Several Canon EOS 70D owners who reviewed it agreed that it was wifi compatible. A. Davis mentioned on Amazon “The wifi feature is also good making transferring pictures, changing settings or taking pictures whilst remote from the camera a breeze” in their review and gave the Canon EOS 70D an excellent review. Christine Llewellyn mentioned on Amazon “I chose it over the 7d as it has wifi and a touch screen”. M. Dudley said “Before I get any further, I just want to make sure that everyone understands that the instruction manual to operate this wirelessly is simply atrocious” in their review.

Two Canon EOS 70D reviewers who purchased it concluded that it had gps. Matt Wilkinson said in his review “The only thing lacking is native gps, not that I need it.” . Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Lacks built-in GPS” .

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Nice Design

A number of Canon EOS 70D reviewers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Three years ago A. Davis wrote “The lens I got with my kit was the 18-135mm and this seems a pretty good all rounder” and rated it 5 stars. A. Davis also mentioned “Its nice and quite and focuses quickly and the optics seem to be pretty good quality judging from the results”. A. Stables said on Amazon two years ago “The images are stunning and sharp, with beautiful colour tones” in their review.

Six Canon EOS 70D owners thought it was a good design. Wayne Bartley wrote “There is nothing I can fault in this excellent design and it really makes you feel like a professional”. Dp Review said in their Canon EOS 70D review on DP Review “Its design is reasonably streamlined and the feature set appropriately tailored to the target market as well”. Dp Review also said “Certain aspects of the design notably single card slot, hardtocontrol multicontroller”.

A few Canon EOS 70D owners considered that it was smooth. Two years ago Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Reliable and smooth autofocus” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D. Dp Review also said “Smooth video autofocus”.

One Canon EOS 70D reviewer who reviewed the Canon EOS 70D thought it was neat. Ahmed gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The notion of pulling focus like on my iphone was neat”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Two years ago Wayne Bartley said “Its ergonomic shape is a pleasure to hold”.

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Robust

Several customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made. A. Davis mentioned “The built in flash is obviously not as good as a separate flash.” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D. A. Stables wrote in their Canon EOS 70D review “The camera itself feels solid, chunky in the hand” and rated this digital camera as very good. Dr.t mentioned “It's quite a lump and feels very solid when held, feels like it's worth the money”.

A few customers who purchased the Canon EOS 70D wrote that it was reliable. A. Stables wrote on Amazon two years ago “I purchased this as a long overdue upgrade for my trusty Canon 350D and have been blown away by the quality of the images it produces” in their review. Antoine gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Phase detection is so much more reliable and much faster than contrast detection (which tends to hunt” in his review of the Canon EOS 70D. Antoine also mentioned “This technology is much more reliable and faster than contrast detection (which occasionally tends to hunt before acquiring focus lock”.

Three Canon EOS 70D reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was strong and durable. Katherine Platt said in her review “Excellent camera, high grade quality shots, robust design and handles superbly”. Three years ago Lorenzo wrote in his review of this digital camera “Was very sturdy” and scored it very highly.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Canon EOS 70D owners who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Last year A. J. Harknett said in their review of the Canon EOS 70D “Highly recommended at this price”. Ahmed wrote on Amazon “Save the money for nice glass”. Ahmed also mentioned “Save the money if Full Frame vs”.

Several customers concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Matt Wilkinson gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “I feel its omission feels cheap, even my”. Peter mentioned on Amazon “If you get a good deal on body plus lens it is useful to have when you might want to sell on the camera in future” in his review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 70D was quiet. Ahmed said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Remember a budget) The 18-135 STM lens is quiet”. Antoine gave the product a score of 5 stars and he wrote two years ago “Apart from the super silent motors”. Mr. Dean Hewitt said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “My only disappointment is the silent shutter mode”.

Four customers concluded that the product was noisy. Ahmed mentioned in his Canon EOS 70D review “The in camera noise reduction is pretty solid” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. In November last year Christine Llewellyn wrote in her review “Higher ISO settings which enable me to shoot at higher speeds without being noisy [prone to camera shake!” and gave the product an excellent review. Two years ago Dp Review said in their review “Good ISO noise performance”.

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Good Technical Features

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers who purchased it wrote that it had good features. A. Davis wrote in their review on Amazon “Excellent DSLR, some great features” and rated it as very good. A. Davis also said “There are some great features such as the touch screen which makes changing settings very easy”. Amazon Customer gave the product a very good review and said in their Canon EOS 70D review “Very pleased with it, great features and little need to visit menus, most avaible with buttons or Q button”.

Good Flash

Five Canon EOS 70D owners who purchased the product concluded that it had a good flash. A. Davis rated the product 5 stars and said “Works well enough and provides excellent fill-in flash and can also be used to trigger external flashes”. Gary White rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Resolution * Excellent handling, controls fall easily to hand, familiar to Canon user * Excellent flash system, enhanced ETTL2 * Used SD cards”.

Good Battery Life

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers who bought the Canon EOS 70D reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mr. Cg Goddard rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I think using this rather than the screen for checking settings probably saves battery life” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D. A few weeks ago Nigel Sharp wrote on Amazon “I recommend that you purchase a spare battery (genuine ones only as far as I am concerned” in his review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Good Size

Several people who purchased the product reckoned that it was a good body shape. Antoine wrote on Amazon “Modifications to the body will appeal to videographers”. Lorenzo wrote in his review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon “I upgraded from a Canon 550D as I was looking for a sturdier body and the awesome flippy screen”.

Two Canon EOS 70D owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Gary White wrote on Amazon “Strengths * Well made, compact, sturdy package, ideal for travel”. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote “While its recent entry-level models have been near flawless in their own right, they've not really offered anything that might make compact system camera users sit up” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D and scored the Canon EOS 70D 5 stars.

Some Canon EOS 70D reviewers who bought this digital camera thought it was a good weight. Wayne Bartley gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review “The combined weight is very acceptable”. One person said in their reviews that the product was a good size. A. Davis said “The hand grip part is a good size” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D.

One person concluded that this digital camera was tight.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky.

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Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

Canon has good average ratings for its waterproof cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

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Good Support

Some people who purchased it thought it had good technical guidance. Maxiking mentioned “I am going through the manual (also downloadable) with fine tooth comb” in their Canon EOS 70D review.

Quite Large Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Canon EOS 70D has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 70D. The smallest screen size of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 70D is 1.8" and the largest is 3.3".

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The EOS 70D supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 70D which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Canon EOS 70D has a GPS, unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years which do not have a GPS.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The EOS 70D supports video recording, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec do not support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The EOS 70D supports Full HD video. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 70D also support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 70D has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

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Waterproof

The EOS 70D is waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 70D also are waterproof.

Cameras which are waterproof that might also be worth looking at include the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price].

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Very High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 20.2 megapixels, the Canon EOS 70D's megapixel count is one of the highest amongst digital cameras of this type and age. The average megapixel count of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 14MP.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Canon EOS 70D has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The digital zooms of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 70D range from 2x to 20x, and the average digital zoom is 5.8x.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The EOS 70D has a greater number of supported image formats than most waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The EOS 70D has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of this type and age. Most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction across all comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

A ± 3EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The EOS 70D has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds (25,600) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The lowest maximum ISO speed of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 70D is 200 and the highest is 52,000.

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920 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most digital cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 70D take between 120 and 1,119 shots per battery charge, including the EOS 70D which takes 920 shots per battery charge.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The EOS 70D has one of the biggest battery capacities (1,800 milliampere * hour) amongst digital cameras of this age. The battery capacities of cameras of this spec and age range from 630mAh to 1,800mAh, and the average battery capacity is 890mAh.

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Very High Display Resolution

Across all the cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 70D the display resolutions range from 150,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution of 1,040,000 pixel, the EOS 70D has one of the higher display resolutions amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 70D is 2.7, the smallest is 22, and the average maximum aperture is 6.5. The EOS 70D has one of the smallest maximum apertures (22) amongst cameras of this age.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speed of the EOS 70D of 30 seconds is one of the longest amongst cameras of this age and spec. The maximum camera shutter speeds of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 0.03s to 60s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 9.4s.

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Very Big Eye Relief

Across all the cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 70D the eye relief range from 17mm to 22mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. With an eye relief of 22 millimeters, the EOS 70D has a very big eye relief compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 70D.

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Supports One Audio Format

The EOS 70D has a greater number of audio formats than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Canon digital camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 70D.

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12 Flash Guides

The EOS 70D has more flash guides than most of the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most of the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 70D only have between 5 and 11 flash guides, however this camera has 12 flash guides.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly High JPEG Frame Rate

At 50 frames per second, the EOS 70D has a fairly high JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 70D have JPEG frame rates of between 25fps and 60fps.

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Very Many Total Megapixel Count

The average total megapixel count of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 70D is 15MP, and the total megapixel counts range from 5MP to 24MP. The total megapixel count of the EOS 70D of 20.9 megapixels is one of the most amongst waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Three Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the EOS 70D is more than most waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon EOS 70D supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this spec and age.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 70D has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Canon digital camera has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution, whereas most waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 480 x 480, 720 x 480, 1280 x 1280, 1696 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1280, 2736 x 1824, 2736 x 2736, 3648 x 2048, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 3648 and 5472 x 3080 and 5472 x 3648. Across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 70D the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 480 to 4608 x 3456.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Canon EOS 70D has a greater number of light exposure modes than most waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 70D. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The EOS 70D has a greater number of power sources than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years have an image stabiliser, however the Canon EOS 70D does not have an image stabiliser.

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Not 3D Compatible

The EOS 70D is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the EOS 70D is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 70D. The flash modes "Manual" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Canon EOS 70D is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 70D. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Only Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Canon EOS 70D is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 70D. The photo effect "Neutral" is also found on this Canon camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modes

The EOS 70D has a greater number of shooting modes than most waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 70D. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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Not Cheap

After checking the price of 23 waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago they range in price from £36 to £3,000. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

The average maximum focal length of cameras of this spec and age is 110mm, and the maximum focal lengths range from 4mm to 140mm. At only 88 millimeters, the Canon EOS 70D has a quite short maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Heavy

With a weight of 755 grams, the EOS 70D is one of the heavier digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 70D amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The lightest waterproof camera that has been on the market for more than two years is 36g and the heaviest is 1.4kg.

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Very Thick

At 78.5 millimeters, the Canon EOS 70D is very thick compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 70D. The average depth of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 70D is 34mm, and the depths range from 1mm to 83mm.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

Waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths of between 4.5mm and 35mm. With a minimum focal length of 29 millimeters, the EOS 70D has a quite long minimum focal length compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of 0.45 meters, the EOS 70D has a quite large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 70D. The average closest focusing distance of cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 70D is 0.22m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 1.5m.

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Very Long Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of 1 second, the Canon EOS 70D has a very long flash sync-speed compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the EOS 70D. The shortest flash sync-speed of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 70D is 0.00062s and the longest is 1s.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 70D

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over three years.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Camera File System
Live View
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

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Nikon's new D7200 camera has hit the market, and with it, throws up the age old question: which is better, Canon or Nikon ? In our Nikon D7200 vs Canon EOS 70D comparison we look at how these two... Read more…

11 February 2015

The represents a significant upgrade of the capabilities of the EOS 60D. The new sensor with each pixel capable of acting as a phase sensitive AF detector makes AF during video (and in live-view...

10 January 2015

The Canon EOS 70D is truly a worthy upgrade over a Rebel series camera, though anyone with a 50D or a 60D may not be entirely convinced to get one now as those two DSLRs were stellar in their time...

29 October 2014

A few minor niggles but still a consummate all-rounder ? our new favourite enthusiasts' SLR...

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22 May 2014

Canon's EOS 70D is a versatile rig ideal for action photography and sharp video thanks to new autofocus technology. Canon's EOS line is one of the most versatile in the industry, ranging...

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Reviewed 16 September 2013 by True Focus Films
True Focus Films would recommend the Canon EOS 70D (Verified Purchase)

My company shoots weddings, and we've recently switched to an all Canon base for camera gear (previously had a mix of Canon and other pro cameras). We really like the look of footage acquired on... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2014 by AnthonyC

This really is a superb camera. When using live-view the focusing is so much faster. The small LCD info screen on the top of the camera proves to be so useful when wanting to quickly change... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2013 by PhotogChris10
PhotogChris10 would recommend the Canon EOS 70D

As a professional videographer in local news I use a Panasonic HPX-370 every day. With my style of shooting a lot of people have told me I should look into still photography. I have a lot of print... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2013 by CHASE
CHASE would recommend the Canon EOS 70D

RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX, SET ON AUTO. SHARP- CRISP IMAGES WITH FINE DETAILED EDGES. I WAS SURPRISED TO SEE HOW WELL THE 70D DID WITH AVAILABLE LIGHT. I AM A EVENT/WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER IN NORTHERN N.J... Read more…

Reviewed 15 March 2014 by Shaun
Shaun would recommend the Canon EOS 70D

I have purchased 2 of these bodies so far and plan to get a 3rd soon so I never have to switch lenses. I also have a 5DMII and while the 70D's will never replace the look of the full frame for... Read more…

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