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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
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63 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
73
Value for Money
Good
90
Age
11 Months Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very popular and new 610g digital camera, with a massive 65x optical zoom and an extremely good spec. It has an image stabiliser and a GPS, supports Wi-Fi and features bluetooth. Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera it.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.3MP)
Huge optical zoom (65x)
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution (3840x2160 pixels)
Has an image stabiliser
Supports Wi-Fi
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20.3MP
5184 X 3888
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
65x
OPTICAL ZOOM
4K
VIDEO RESOLUTION
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
610g
3"
SCREEN
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
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At under 1 year old, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS number 23 across all digital cameras and number 39 in best selling cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
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Value for Money
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Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

our review analysis indicates that it has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 50% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Canon, this camera features some of the latest camera technology.
It is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
High megapixels
Huge optical zoom
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Bridge camera with DSLR looks and versatile functionality
DSLR looks, fixed-lens tech
65x optical zoom
4K and RAW formats

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We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the PowerShot SX70 HS with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography, ranking number 16 in everyday photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 18 in wildlife photography cameras as well being excellent for landscape photography, ranking number 15 in landscape photography cameras.
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Average Review Score

3.9 stars (29 reviews)

38%

of Customers Would Recommend
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Recommended Award

The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has received a Recommended Award from altomdata.dk.
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What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS?

Picture Quality
10
3
Lens System
8
2
Viewfinder / Screen
4
0
Video Capability
3
0
Features
1
0
Flash
1
1
Size and Weight
4
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Price
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Landscape Photography
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Robustness
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Ease of Use
1
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Design
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Connectivity
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Most People Thought it Was a Bit Expensive

Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was expensive.

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Bad Value for Money
3 people agree
4 people disagree
  • ... the SX60, and subtle changes to the camera improve the handling, but a high price means you're going to need to be a big Canon fan to choose this over ...
    Ephotozine 15 Jan 2019
  • ... screen.

    The BAD
    - No HDR. No built-in GPS. No RAW. - not a big deal for me but some may find it important.
    - No touchscreen = more ...
    George Soros - Amazon 7 May 2014
  • ... consistently. Was shooting through closed patio door on cloudy day. So light weight it feels cheap. Tried to u/l photos for this review and couldnt do, ...
    Lynn - Bhphotovideo.com 2 Feb 2019
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    Expensive
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Robust

    Seven people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was well made.

  • Much of Canon's messaging at Photokina 2018 was built around its full frame mirrorless system. However, its dedication to the enthusiast market was underscored ...
    digitalcameraworld.com 25 Sep 2018
  • ... Panasonic Lumix, which is much simpler to set up, and is much neater and appears better built. I also got the impression that the focussing on the Powershot ...
    Dave The Engineer "Engineer Critic" - Amazon 22 Jan 2015
  • ... TZ40, so the TZ60 can only be better than the TZ40.... I'm sad, because it is well made and solid....

    I am an 'experienced enthusiast' and strive ...
    JedsLabs - Amazon 11 Aug 2014
  • ... value and there is no way I could deduct a star. OH yes, even the built in flash gives great results...
    A. - Amazon.co.uk 23 Jan 2019
  • Two People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Had a Good Battery Life

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was quick to charge.

  • ... fantastic. Battery life seems okay, be prepared to charge it up fully before you head out if you are spending a whole day of shooting. The traditional ...
    Trusted Reviewer - Amazon 11 Jul 2015
  • ... trouble starts. No useful getting started guide to make it clear how long to charge the battery for ( not more than 24 hours in the specifications ), ...
    Dave The Engineer "Engineer Critic" - Amazon 22 Jan 2015
  • Over 20 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was very compact, lightweight and was a good size.

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    Very Compact
    11 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... an interchangeable lens camera with those of a compact camera. So while it is fairly compact and has a fixed zoom lens, it looks like a small SLR. The ...
    camerajabber.com 14 Mar 2019
  • ... HS is a bridge camera. That means it combines some of the features of an interchangeable lens camera with those of a compact camera. So while it is fairly ...
    camerajabber.com 14 Mar 2019
  • Really outstanding compact camera. The zoom range is quite amazing although you need camera support when on long range zoom.
    The performance and quality ...
    James3 - Amazon 17 Jan 2015
  • Versatile compact is a MUST BUY! I can't recommend this compact enough for users of all abilities. It's takes incredible pictures, is very easy to use ...
    Max - Amazon 31 Jul 2014
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    Really Lightweight
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Five People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was good-looking.

  • ... sufficient clarity to see the red eyes and beautiful plumage in perfect definition to identify what type of owl it was.

    There is a wifi capability ...
    The Dunelmian "The Dunelmian" - Amazon 13 Aug 2014
  • ... reduction? I personally feel it's a little of both looking at the smooth appearance of the noise with hints of smearing typical of noise reduction, but ...
    The Geezer "gadget Freak" - Amazon 1 Apr 2014
  • ... color has a definite greenish tinge to it, which is not accurate. Its a pretty color, but if I want pretty colors, I will do that myself. I dont expect ...
    Patricia - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Feb 2019
  • Eight People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was easy to handle and to use.

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    Easy to Handle
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... The ace in th... The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a good feature set and nice handling. Its high-quality viewfinder and vari-angle screen particularly impress. ...
    camerajabber.com 14 Mar 2019
  • ... stabilisation, good autofocus perf...Great zoom range with 21mm (equiv. ) start. Lovely handling. Effective image stabilisation. Decent 4K video results. ...
    Techradar 11 Dec 2018
  • ... standout from the competition, its so fast and smooth in operation it's a pleasure handling the cameras. For me.
    The Geezer "gadget Freak" - Amazon 1 Apr 2014
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    Easy to Use
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Six people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS had good features.

  • ... lens, it looks like a small SLR. The ace in th... The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a good feature set and nice handling. Its high-quality viewfinder and ...
    camerajabber.com 14 Mar 2019
  • ... the bulk has no touch screen
    3. It is so incredibly feature rich that you'll never totally make best use of it all, and most users will seldom deviate ...
    The Dunelmian "The Dunelmian" - Amazon 13 Aug 2014
  • ... manuel and since then so much easier to use. Great features that will find me wanting to take more photos. Small enough to put in a small hand bag. What ...
    MONIE - Amazon 14 Jun 2014
  • Canon PowerShot SX700 HS. I have only had this product for 48 hours but hopefully it will meet all expectations. The manual is long
    and full of the ...
    Petedb - Amazon 22 May 2014
  • One Person Thought it Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices
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    Some People Thought it Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS had bad instructions.

  • ... pictures. Opened the box, and found that there was no useful guide to set up the camera - had to download the manual from the internet. This is where ...
    Dave The Engineer "Engineer Critic" - Amazon 22 Jan 2015
  • ... trouble starts. No useful getting started guide to make it clear how long to charge the battery for ( not more than 24 hours in the specifications ), ...
    Dave The Engineer "Engineer Critic" - Amazon 22 Jan 2015
  • Some People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was noisy.

  • ... which was still better than the sx280. Is the new sensor really that much cleaner or is it better noise reduction? I personally feel it's a little of both ...
    The Geezer "gadget Freak" - Amazon 1 Apr 2014
  • ... a very good job. Exposures are accurate in most cases. Images taken at high ISO are noisy though.
    -Pop-up flash. Does a brilliant job in harsh sunlight ...
    George Soros - Amazon 7 May 2014
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Had a Lens That Was Good

    Over 20 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS had a good zoom and several people thought that it also had a good autofocus and had an excellent image stabiliser.

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    Has a Good Zoom
    23 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... use. Whether I am photographing birds (especially with the huge zoom) or insects (believe it or not it auto focuses closer than I have ever experienced!) ...
    A. - Amazon.co.uk 23 Jan 2019
  • ... that provides remarkable crystal clear and crisp photographs at a large size - The zoom is out of this world! Not only do you get 65x optical zoom but ...
    Neil - Amazon.co.uk 25 Nov 2018
  • ... disappoint. It is a little larger in size that my last sx50 but not much. Love the zoom and increased shutter speed. Photos are sharp and very clear. The ...
    Tamika - Bhphotovideo.com 26 Dec 2018
  • ... Perhaps I need to read the 300 + page manual again!?Really goodquality + amazing Zoom! Highly recommend. Oh + we got £30 cash back from Canon too!
    Harry's Mum - Amazon 23 Aug 2014
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    Has a Good Autofocus
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Brilliant Image Stabiliser
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS had a good screen and viewfinder.

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    Has a Good Screen
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... feature set and nice handling. Its high-quality viewfinder and vari-angle screen particularly impress. They help you to take creative images in a wide ...
    camerajabber.com 14 Mar 2019
  • ... built-in software to compensate the handshake.
    -Bright, large and high quality LCD screen.

    The BAD
    - No HDR. No built-in GPS. No RAW. ...
    George Soros - Amazon 7 May 2014
  • ... around that it felt fine and comfortable to hold.

    The screen is excellent - it's 3 inches and very sharp resolution but not touch screen which ...
    Mike Renshaw - Amazon 16 Aug 2014
  • ... quite a distance, and from that image could still enlarge it further on the camera screen with sufficient clarity to see the red eyes and beautiful plumage ...
    The Dunelmian "The Dunelmian" - Amazon 13 Aug 2014
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    Has a Good Viewfinder
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Produced Good Quality Pictures

    Over 20 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good picture resolution, image sensor and picture quality.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    22 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • ... focal lengths, together with a lovely electronic viewfinder, effective image stabilisation, good autofocus perf...Great zoom range with 21mm (equiv. ) ...
    Techradar 11 Dec 2018
  • Superb camera . Unbelievable zoom lens . Excellent picture stabilisation Best camera I ever owned...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 3 Feb 2019
  • ... features , zoom which is really good at full range , with no blurring, the photos are excellent. Good buy.
    R . S. F. "r.s.f" - Amazon 23 Apr 2015
  • ... can't recommend this compact enough for users of all abilities. It's takes incredible pictures, is very easy to use as a point-n-shoot, but is manual enough ...
    Max - Amazon 31 Jul 2014
  • View All Reviews About Photographers
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Recorded Good Videos

    Six people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was good for video recording.

  • ... skin deep; with a 20.3MP CMOS sensor, DIGIC 8 processor and 4K video it packs a great deal of punch, and the 65x zoom makes it a came...DSLR-inspired looks ...
    digitalcameraworld.com 25 Sep 2018
  • ... (equiv. ) start. Lovely handling. Effective image stabilisation. Decent 4K video results. Lightweight body. Competent AF system. No touchscreen. Build ...
    Techradar 11 Dec 2018
  • ... Panasonic's batteries are good for 300-400 shots and 20-30 mins of video easily before you get near any dead batteries

    ... and picture quality, ...
    JedsLabs - Amazon 11 Aug 2014
  • ... i got the hang of the software , easy menu and great photos and videos highly recommend.
    Trbooboo9 - Amazon 8 Jan 2015
  • Two People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS had a bad flash.

  • ... usability to the camera.

    In low light scenes, the flash will not fire automatically. You get a message on the screen then you have to manually ...
    Mike Renshaw - Amazon 16 Aug 2014
  • ... weirdness. For example to name a couple, the flash icon indicator would sporadically blink indicating to raise the flash, even in bright outdoor shooting ...
    CameraGuru - Bestbuy.com 15 Jan 2019
  • Three People Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS was good for macro photography.

  • ... Extrawide 21mm equivalent lens. Higher resolution electronic viewfinder. 0cm macro focus. High price. Focusing issues. No touchscreen. No auto HDR option.
    Ephotozine 15 Jan 2019
  • ... for a fraction of the price of a DSLR set up. It is an all in one camera - great for everything including macro, panoramic, sport and every day shots. ...
    Neil - Amazon.co.uk 25 Nov 2018
  • One Person Thought the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS is Good for Sports Photography
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    One Person Thought This Digital Camera is Good for Wildlife Photography
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    Huge optical zoom
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a GPS
    Features bluetooth
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Has an HDMI
    5184 x 3456 still image resolution
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Tiny maximum aperture number
    Has a wrist strap
    Has a vari-angle LCD display
    Supports direct printing
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    Has a self-timer
    High display resolution
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Features brightness adjustment
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has an external flash connector
    5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
    ok camera shutter speed
    ok display diagonal
    ok digital zoom
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Heavy
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    High Megapixels

    Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The megapixels of the PowerShot SX70 HS of 20.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

    The highest image resolution of the PowerShot SX70 HS is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. §.

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    Huge Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the PowerShot SX70 HS of 65x is very big compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the PowerShot SX70 HS is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 5976 x 3992 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The PowerShot SX70 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 73% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 100 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The PowerShot SX70 HS has an image stabiliser. 70% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    ok Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the PowerShot SX70 HS of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 55% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The PowerShot SX70 HS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a GPS
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    The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a GPS, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a GPS.

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    Features Bluetooth
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    The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS features bluetooth, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Heavy

    The PowerShot SX70 HS's weight of 610g is heavier than 90% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a built-in flash. 74% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The PowerShot SX70 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    ok Display Diagonal
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    The PowerShot SX70 HS's display diagonal of 3" is ok compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 40% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    ok Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS of 4x is ok compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 43% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The PowerShot SX70 HS has an HDMI, which is unusual. 62% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS is 5184 x 3456. That's 28% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4320 x 3240. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 5184x3888, 5184x3456, 5184x2912 plus 9 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 2992 x 2000.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The PowerShot SX70 HS features flash exposure compensation, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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    Tiny Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS of only 3.4 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 85% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Wrist Strap

    The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a wrist strap, unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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    Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

    The PowerShot SX70 HS has a vari-angle LCD display. 86% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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    Supports Direct Printing

    The PowerShot SX70 HS supports direct printing, which is unusual. 85% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot SX70 HS is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this digital camera supports video resolutions of 1280x720 pixels, 1920x1080 pixels and 3840x2160 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is full hd 1080p pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    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.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The PowerShot SX70 HS has a self-timer. 81% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    High Display Resolution

    The display resolution of the PowerShot SX70 HS of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The PowerShot SX70 HS has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The PowerShot SX70 HS features brightness adjustment. 81% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The PowerShot SX70 HS has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has an External Flash Connector

    The PowerShot SX70 HS has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has been listed on Kagoo since November 2018 and is currently ranked number 23 out of 405 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Whilst the product is more expensive than 55% of cameras, it has excellent reviews, very good features and is under a year old. However at £349.99 it looks like great value for money overall.

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    Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Release Date

    October 2018

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    Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Stabilizer Location
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Extra/Smart Zoom
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Combined Zoom
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Focus Adjustment
    Focus
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    External Flash Connector
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Flash Modes
    Flash Sync-Speed
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Video Recording Time
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Field of View
    Display Resolution
    Flip-Out Screen
    Display
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    AV Output
    DC-in Jack
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    Image Processor
    Built-in Processor
    GPS
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Direct Printing
    Brightness Adjustment
    Languages Support
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Wrist Strap
    Lens Cap Included
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Other Features
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    Minimum Processor
    Interface
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Lens System
    Size
    Sensor Resolution
    Effective Megapixels (Image)
    Type
    Technical Details
    GPS
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer
    Focal Length
    Continuous Shooting
    Shutter Speed
    Flash Type
    Wireless Technology
    Features
    Rechargeable Battery

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    canon 3071c001104842kit, teds cnnsx70b33071c001, teds cnnsx70b73071c001, teds cnnsx70b83071c001, photo4less photo4less, photo4less 3071c001, canon 203megapixel, canon photo4less, canon 3071c001aa, photo4less sx70, canon 3071c001b, canon casx70k3, canon pssx70hs, canon sx70, canon 60x, teds sx70, canon 65x, teds 65x

    Barcodes

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