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|The PowerShot SX70 HS was presented by Canon in September 2018. It is a Superzoom Digital Camera.|
In additional PowerShot SX70 HS has a Compact CMOS sensor with size of 6 x 5 mm² (0.24″ x 0.18″).
Also PowerShot SX70 HS’s sensor has resolution of 20 megapixel.
|Sensor area||6.17 x 4.55mm²
(0.24″ x 0.18″)
|Resolution (physical)||21.10 megapixel|
|Resolution (effective)||20.30 megapixel|
|Pixel size||1.40 µm²|
|Focal length (min)||21mm|
|Focal length (max)||1365mm|
The PowerShot SX70 HS uses an electronic viewfinder with a resolution of 2.39 megapixel, an excellent value for a viewfinder like this which makes the camera a joy to use.
The magnifcation is c. 0.50x, an average value for an electronic viewfinder.
The PowerShot SX70 HS’s shutter speed varies from 1/2000s to 15s.
The highest shutter speed of the Canon is just 1/2000s. That’s no longer state of the art and may cause problems in challenging light conditions.
|Max. shutter speed||1/2000s|
|Min. shutter speed||15s|
The PowerShot SX70 HS’s sensitivity goes from 100 ISO und 3200 ISO, a very useful and practical range.
|Min. sensitivity||100 ISO|
|Max. sensitivity||3200 ISO|
The PowerShot SX70 HS supports all general exposure modes.
The Canon allows spot exposure for the difficult occasion.
|Auto Focus Properties|
The PowerShot SX70 HS’s auto focus processor uses 9 AF points (or sensors). A basic rule of thumb says that the more AF points you have, the better. More AF points mean a better chance to have a point at the location of interest in a scene, a big plus in challenging situations (e.g. in low light).
Manual focus is also possible with the Canon, a plus in tricky situations or for some creative freedom.
The PowerShot SX70 HS features a built-in flash with a range of up to 5m (17 ft.). That range will work for most situations.
A hotshoe is missing from the Canon.
The PowerShot SX70 HS features a monitor with a diagonal of 75.00mm (3.0 in.) and a resolution of c. 0.92 megapixel. That’s about average.
The camera’s display is articulated, a plus for selfies and other challenging situations.
The PowerShot SX70 HS does not feature a touch screen.
Display characteristics at a glance:
PowerShot SX70 HS video supported the resolution with 3840 x 2160 pixel.
ACamera is not equipped with an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Video parameters:
|Max. resolution||3840 x 2160 pixel|
|…with frame rates||25 frames/second
|Connectivity & Wireless Specs|
The PowerShot SX70 HS has Wi-fi connection. You can transfer photos to a mobile or laptop using wi-fi.
For photo transferring users may use Bluetooth option.
Connect the Canon to a monitor or TV set over HDMI.
The Canon supports USB 2.0.
The camera supports SD HC and SD XC cards.
Memory cards characteristics:
The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a NB-12L LiIon battery. The battery provides a shooting life of 325 shots. It`s enough for one day or more.
The PowerShot SX70 HS’s battery battery parameters:
|Battery life||325 photos|
The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS’s dimensions are 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³. (5.0″ x 3.6″ x 4.6″). This includes the lens. The camera’s weight is a reasonable 608 grams (19.6 oz.), lens included.
Here is front and top view of the PowerShot SX70 HS:
For a better idea of the size of the camera, takes a look off camera and ID card comparison image.
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