Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 – 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0″ x 3.6″ x 4.6″)
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 88.1 x 102.2mm³ (5.1″ x 3.5″ x 4.0″)
  • 813g (26.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10: The sensors

PowerShot SX70 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot RX10 uses a 1″ sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the Cyber-shot RX10’s sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot SX70 HS employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.39 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The Cyber-shot RX10 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.70x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX70 HS (0.50x)

Cyber-shot RX10 (0.70x)

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.30 20.10
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.39 2.36
Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)

608g
(19.6 oz.)
813g
(26.2 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

Larger sensor (5)

Compact 1″
Auto Focus points (4)

9 25
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 3200 ISO 125 – 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.92 1.44
External microphone (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

325 340
More portable (2)

1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
1161cm³
(73 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 22 points for the Cyber-shot RX10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

Speed (frames/second)

10 10
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Articulated screen

WiFi

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Cyber-shot RX10

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

13
22

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 as better choice.

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