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Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Digital Camera

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16.1MP 30x CMOS Jun 2014
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40 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

Four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this compact camera. Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Vido.com.ua and Chip.com.my all gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this digital camera received a Camera Labs "Highly Recommended" award and it received a Digitaltrends.com "Editor's Choice" award. This compact camera also received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera who said it was marvellous.

This Canon camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and it received a "Good Buy" award from Optyczne.pl.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this compact camera has an average expert rating of 81 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this digital camera is 86% based on 482 owner reviews.

Easy to Use

A number of people said that this digital camera was easy to use. Andreas Alambritis mentioned in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “Photos are great and there are many features to use”. Chris Hoare wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS two years ago “For truly sharp images you need a tripod; back at 20x its much easier to control the camera”. D. Fortune said in their review on Amazon “Just use though defo handy having another battery”.

A number of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to use the menus. Chris Hoare wrote “After the new zoom the next big improvement is the new screen on the back has twice the resolution so it looks more clear; and the menus look better” in his review. Fireblade said in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS this year “The SCN setting on the TZ offers a plethora of different settings, including a very useful one for sunsets”. Jedslabs mentioned “Solid.I am an 'experienced enthusiast' and strive for the best settings and trial every possible tweak, so I don' believe I'm not getting the best this camera can give”.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to setup. Timothy R. Tozer he mentioned “This is by far the best - only complaint is that the iPhone connection us a real pain to set up each time - better to remove the chip”.

A few people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good experience. Expert website Cnet.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review “If you're looking for more than just a simple snapshot experience from a compact zoom camera”. Expert review site Chip.com.my mentioned “What better way to capture that once in a lifetime experience than to capture memorable pictures” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Mike Renshaw he wrote “Carrying around that it felt fine and comfortable to hold”.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-six people reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “Colors are vivid Awesome Zoon Great quality video It's bigger than a compact”. C. S. Short said on Amazon “The camera itself is well made, looks great” nonetheless they only scored it 2 stars. Chris Hoare gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned two years ago “Do you want to fire a flash in a restaurant? Video -------- The video image quality is better; as is the sound quality”.

Good Technical Features

A few people thought this digital camera had good features. Dave P. rated it as excellent and he mentioned on Amazon in November last year “A great pocket sized camera with loads of useful and easy to use features”. David William Morrow wrote “I have the option of take partial or full control of features or allowing the audio to do is work” in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Monie mentioned on Amazon “Great features that will find me wanting to take more photos”.

Good Size

Fourty-nine people who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Guest111 said in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “This is a small price to pay for the excellent zoom in a compact carry-anywhere camera” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Iain mentioned on Amazon in November “Obviously the images are nowhere near the quality that a CSC, DSLR or even a Premium Compact can produce” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review. James3 mentioned “Outstanding compact”.

Several customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was easy to carry around. Two years ago expert website Chip.com.my wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review “Canon has definitely created a handy compact digital camera which is easy to carry while packing tons of features for the user”.

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good weight. Two years ago George Soros said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Accurate autofocus (in good lighting - in poor lighting it struggles a bit just like all its competitors) -Good body shape, durable, reasonable weight and it also grips well”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Senta wrote last year “Compact, lightweight” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Some Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners wrote that this digital camera was good looking. C. Bennett rated it 4 stars and said in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review “The zoom is pretty good too, was able to pick out”. D. Fortune mentioned “Though the video mode was pretty good when well lit”. Fireblade wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon in November “The wireless function is pretty good and it has a Canon app for tablets or phones (Canon Connect) if your wi-fi isn't on”.

A few people who purchased the product considered that it was smooth. One person who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was a good design.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owner who bought it considered that it was neat. Evelyn wrote in her review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon “It fits neatly into my handbag”.

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Robust

Several Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers considered that this digital camera was well made. Dave the Engineer mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Is much neater and appears better built”. George Soros said “It has built in contrast enhancer which does a very good job”. Jedslabs mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS two years ago “I'm sad, because it is well made and solid.I am an 'experienced enthusiast'”.

Some people thought the product was strong and durable. Two years ago Jedslabs mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “It's robust, zoom is great/quick and focus peak is very useful”. Expert review site Techgoondu.com said in the same month “Compact cameras are having a tough time these days with a slew of digital SLRs, mirrorless shooters” .

One person who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Nat C wrote “Needed to replace my compact camera that broke”.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS said that it was reliable. Techradar.com said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “If you're after a reliable camera to take on your travels”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers who purchased it thought it was able to produce good images. Adr said in their review “With the right light you can really take some stunning pics” and rated the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned “Great photos - clear, crisp”. Amazon Customer also said “It was a good buy takes great photos with a good zoom”.

A few people who reviewed it thought it had a good picture resolution. C. S. Short mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon last year “Then I found out that the images that have been uploaded are of lower resolution than the images stored on my SD card” but they scored it 40 out of 100. Chris Hoare said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The sound quality is excellent; shooting video of songbirds in the forrest the audio was very good; in the city the auto levelling the microphones are internal to the camera” and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100. Two years ago George Soros said “It's even better when shooting video, you can walk with the camera”.

A few Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good ISO range. Chris Hoare mentioned two years ago “The drop in ISO ability is most noticeable when you are out with friends; I took my SX700 to a retirement party in a restaurant; less than perfect lighting” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. The Geezer mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS in the same month “I noted that the sx700 often chose a higher iso, sometimes by a full stop while keeping shutter speed” .

A few Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners agreed that the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS was able to produce clear pictures. John M Brooks mentioned on Amazon “Excellent clarity for our happy snapping”. The Dunelmian gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “From that image could still enlarge it further on the camera screen with sufficient clarity to see the red eyes”.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewer who bought the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS considered that it had a good image sensor. Two years ago The Geezer wrote in their review of this digital camera “Still ended up with cleaner images with more resolution thanks to the extra zoom and the better sensor”.

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Good Quality Lens

Several people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good zoom. Dave P. wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “It takes great pictures across the full optical zoom range”. In November last year Debbs said on Amazon “Love the zoom”. Fireblade scored it 4 stars and said in their review on Amazon “It is 30x zoom (which it does well) over the 20x zoom of the TZ 2”.

Nine people who purchased it thought it had a good autofocus. C. S. Short said in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “It's smaller and produces fantastic photos where the focus is on the object” although they only gave the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS a score of 2 stars. Godblast mentioned “Focus is done very fast”. Two years ago Jedslabs mentioned on Amazon “Fast autofocus” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review but they gave it a score of 3 stars.

Several Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good lens. Uncle Barbar rated it as very good and said “The lens is excellent in decent light conditions” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com “The SX700 has for new features a 30x f3.2-6.9 25-750mm lens and a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor”. Expert website Pcmag.com rated the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS 4 stars and wrote in their review “The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a 30x lens and a lot of features.”.

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good image stabiliser. Chris Hoare wrote in his review “I took and the video stabilisation is markedly better - even at the extreme 30x end of the zoom” and scored the product 80 out of 100. George Soros wrote “Stabilisation works excellent, steady shot at 1/20 sec whilst heavy zooming (it won't of course freeze motion, just your handshake”.

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Good Video Capture

A number of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS said that it was good for video recording. Two years ago Chris Hoare wrote on Amazon “The movie button is better on the top than the back”. Ggday wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon “Stonking little camera, brilliant stills and video clips & more features than I'm ever likely to use”. Jedslabs said “My Sony's and Panasonic's batteries are good for 300-400 shots and 20-30 mins of video easily before you get near any dead batteries”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good screen. George Soros said “Uses built-in software to compensate the handshake.-Bright, large and high quality LCD screen” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS. Mike Renshaw wrote on Amazon “The screen is excellent - it's 3 inches”. Pp wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon last year “If just stand in place were is too much light the image can be very bad even that you see it perfectly on your screen”.

One customer who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good viewfinder. Michael Black wrote on Amazon “Miss a view finder when out in bright light” in his review of this digital camera.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Alan Sutton said on Amazon last year “Surpassed all expectations Great value” in his review. Chris Hoare wrote on Amazon “That 30x zoom does come at a price though; I have steady hands” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS. Fireblade mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “This is not a bad camera for the money”.

Several Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers wrote that the product was a bargain for the price. Fireblade said in November this year “I bought it for a cheap price and it does largely what it says on the tin”. M. Pathan wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “You can upload pics via wifi which isnt too difficult to set up.I got this VERY cheap from a Hong Kong website for a about”. M. Pathan also wrote “I got this VERY cheap from a Hong Kong website for a about £130, when it retails in the UK for £190”.

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Good Support

Some people who purchased it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Dave P. mentioned on Amazon “The options to go full auto through to full manual, this is a brilliant camera” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS and scored the product very highly. Harry's Mum said in their review two years ago “Perhaps I need to read the 300 + page manual again?Really goodquality + amazing Zoom! Highly recommend”. Also two years ago Lwuzzo said on Amazon “The manual available online is adequate”.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Canon compact cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Canon is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Four people who bought the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS considered that it was noisy. The Geezer mentioned on Amazon “This didn't seem to affect noise which was still better than the sx280”.

Good Flash

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is typical of many cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

Unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS which do not have a GPS, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a GPS.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot SX700 HS supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS which do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available that you might want to consider including a cheaper digital camera such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price] or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] which has better reviews; or the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], and the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The PowerShot SX700 HS has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX700 HS also have an image stabiliser.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price].

Alternative cameras which also have an image stabiliser that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price].

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of digital cameras of this age and type is 11x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x. With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider including the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price], or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon which is cheaper.

If the memory card type of this compact camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper) or the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on cameras of this type and age.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

With a JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the PowerShot SX700 HS has one of the higher JPEG frame rates amongst digital cameras of this age. The average JPEG frame rate of cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX700 HS is 37fps.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of cameras of this spec and age is 0.07m. At only 0.01 meters, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of 750 millimeters, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The average maximum focal length of cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX700 HS is 250mm.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Six Photo Effects

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240|640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolution on cameras of a similar spec and age to it. 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.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon camera supports 3 and 200 ISO speeds, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The ISO speeds "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Features Five Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution found on most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

A 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the best image resolution across all cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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3264 X 2448 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a higher still image resolution than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon camera has a 3264 x 2448 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 4:3 - 4608 x 3456, 2048 x 1536, 16:9 - 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 3:2 - 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 1:1 - 3456 x 3456, 2448 x 2448 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. Across all cameras of this age and type the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4000 x 3000 (best).

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TFT Display

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a better display than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst similar types of camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

Several people said that it was not wifi compatible. Fireblade wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review this month “The TZ30 has no wi-fi capability”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it did not have gps. Chris Hoare mentioned in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS two years ago “Knowing where you took your photo its disappointing to lose the GPS feature” . George Soros mentioned also two years ago “No built-in GPS” in his review. Rogerio Dias said on Amazon “I miss the GPS of my SX260” in their review but even so they gave the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS a rating of 80 out of 100.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owner who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Chris Hoare said “The battery live is also still improved; though the SX700 still doesn't charge via USB needing a cumbersome charger to go on holiday with you”.

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Poor Battery Life

Several Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers who bought the product concluded that it did not have a good battery life. In November last year D. Fortune rated the product 3 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Battery life little poor only lasting about an hour a time when doing video”. D. Fortune also mentioned “Though the sx700 had way more zoom which came in really handy though found the battery life really poor only lasting about an hour a time when doing video”. This year Fireblade wrote on Amazon “You have to take the battery out to charge it in a bulky charger” however they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The PowerShot SX700 HS does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not support video recording.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video recording to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price]; or the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS, the PowerShot SX700 HS is not 3D compatible.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot SX700 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly supported audio format is AC3, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats LC-AAC are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 3,200, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a very low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The maximum ISO speeds of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 3,200 to 52,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 17,000.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speeds of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 4s to 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 41s. The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a quite short maximum camera shutter speed (only 15 seconds) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a quite large minimum aperture (3.2) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The smallest minimum aperture of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS is 1.7, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this compact camera was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price], the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], and the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a relatively average megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel count that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] which has better reviews; or the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 269 grams, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price] (352g and cheaper), or the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] (215g and cheaper).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at including the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price], the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], or the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] which is cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
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
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

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10 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Digital cameras have taken over the world. The world of photography has changed completely as a... Read more…

15 October 2014

If you're after a reliable camera to take on your travels, and are tempted in by a huge zoom range, then you can't go far wrong with the Canon PowerShot SX700HS. It's a good step up from the SX280...

14 October 2014

Once again, Canon has produced an incredibly capable travel camera. With a market leading 30x optical zoom, this camera is definitely likely to appeal to those looking for something flexible to...

13 August 2014

Canon has definitely created a handy compact digital camera which is easy to carry while packing tons of features for the user. Travellers and casual users alike should take a gander at the...

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16 July 2014

A solid all-rounder, but we'll stick with last year's model for now...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 June 2014 by Hondo3
Hondo3 would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS (Verified Purchase)

It's a very good feeling when, after buying something, you can't imagine a time when you'll need to upgrade. That's exactly the feeling I have after getting comfortable with this camera. The... Read more…

Reviewed 18 June 2014 by Hopester526
Hopester526 would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS (Verified Purchase)

I was very pleased to use this camera! I had an SD450 that I've been using for the past several years, which is now out of date. I really like that the functionality between Power Shot models is... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by BT
(Verified Purchase)

Got a used one from Amazon Warehouse. Worked ok initially but on the first trip it stopped working (files saved on memory card seem to be corrupted so cannot view them on the camera or on any... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Mr. Philip Terry
(Verified Purchase)

I love the compact nature of this pocket camera - and its superb quality (good rapid focussing, very clear images). I do miss an optical viewfinder - its not always possible to frame the view with... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by A. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful upgrade to my camera? - I love it!

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pssx700, pssx700h, pssx700hs, canon sx700, canon sx700h, canon sx700hs, canon 9339b001, canon 9338b001
Barcodes 00013803239416, 00013803239423, 00115971580199, 00132018240168, 00138032394160, 00138032394238, 00163121452889, 00660685126374, 00801940111708, 00801940459077, 00801940713483, 00804892185438, 00804893479239, 00807320197027, 00813789500131, 00863189897119, 00863189985359, 00863190072383, 00863190146503, 00863190207808, 03662362033682, 04549292006834, 05054230628737, 05054230628744, 05054484685982, 05054533685987, 05269692857841, 05269692862906, 08714574617466, 08714574617497

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