Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera

BH #CAPSSX70HSB • MFR #3071C001
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera
Key Features
  • 20.3MP CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 65x Zoom Lens
  • 21-1365mm (35mm Equivalent)
Characterized by its impressive reach, the PowerShot SX70 HS from Canon is a flexible point-and-shoot offering high-resolution imaging and a wide-ranging 65x zoom lens. The 20.3MP CMOS sensor pairs with the DIGIC 8 image processor to afford stills shooting at up to 10 fps for working with moving subjects, and also enables recording UHD 4K video content as well as producing 4K time-lapse movies. For working in a variety of shooting situations, the 65x optical zoom covers a wide-angle to super-telephoto focal length range and is complemented by five stop-effective image stabilization to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Benefitting the imaging capabilities, this camera also incorporates a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder for clear eye-level shooting and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth permit seamless wireless control and sharing capabilities.
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Canon SX70 HS Overview

  • 1Description
  • 220.3MP CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 365x Zoom Lens and Image Stabilization
  • 4Body Design and Wireless Connectivity
  • 5Other Camera Features

Characterized by its impressive reach, the PowerShot SX70 HS from Canon is a flexible point-and-shoot offering high-resolution imaging and a wide-ranging 65x zoom lens. The 20.3MP CMOS sensor pairs with the DIGIC 8 image processor to afford stills shooting at up to 10 fps for working with moving subjects, and also enables recording UHD 4K video content as well as producing 4K time-lapse movies. For working in a variety of shooting situations, the 65x optical zoom covers a wide-angle to super-telephoto focal length range and is complemented by five stop-effective image stabilization to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Benefitting the imaging capabilities, this camera also incorporates a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder for clear eye-level shooting and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth permit seamless wireless control and sharing capabilities.

20.3MP CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor

A 20.3MP CMOS sensor pairs with the DIGIC 8 image processor to realize notable image quality and speed to permit stills shooting at up to 10 fps, UHD 4K video recording, and in-camera 4K time-lapse movie creation. Together, the sensor and processor also produce clean image quality and enhanced sensitivity with minimal noise for working in difficult lighting conditions.

65x Zoom Lens and Image Stabilization

An expansive 65x optical zoom lens offers a wide-angle to super telephoto 21-1365mm equivalent focal length range to suit working with a wide variety of subjects. This extensive reach is complemented by a versatile image stabilization system that minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to five stops.

Body Design and Wireless Connectivity

  • A 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder is available as a clear and bright means for eye-level monitoring.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly share your photos and movies with a linked smartphone or tablet as well as remotely control the camera from the mobile device by using the Camera Connect app.
  • Mobile devices can also connect to the camera using Bluetooth for remotely adjusting settings and gaining a live view image from your smartphone or tablet. Bluetooth connectivity also allows you to use your smartphone's location data to geotag your photos, and the date can also be stamped on your imagery for easy reference.

Other Camera Features

  • Zoom Framing Assist automatically zooms in or out to keep a subject within the frame and in focus when using longer focal lengths.
UPC: 013803312188

Canon SX70 HS Specs

Imaging
Sensor ResolutionActual: 21.1 Megapixel
Effective: 20.3 Megapixel (5184 x 3888)
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type1/2.3" CMOS
Image File FormatJPEG, Raw
Image StabilizationOptical
Lens
Focal Length3.8 to 247mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 21 to 1365mm)
Optical Zoom65x
Digital Zoom4x Maximum (260x Combined Zoom)
2x Optimized (130x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperturef/3.4 to 6.5
Focus RangeAuto
0" to Infinity / 0 cm to Infinity (Wide)
5.9' to Infinity / 1.8 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
Normal
1.97" to Infinity / 5 cm to Infinity (Wide)
5.91' to Infinity / 1.8 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
Macro
0" to 1.64' / 0 cm to 50 cm (Wide)
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100 to 3200
Shutter Speed1/2000 to 15 Seconds
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten, White Balance Adjustment
Continuous ShootingUp to 10 fps at 20.3 MP
Interval RecordingNo
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Special OptionsMonochrome
Video
Recording ModesMP4/H.264/MPEG-4
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 29.97p [120 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 29.97p/59.94p [30 to 60 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 59.94p [26 Mb/s]
Recording LimitUp to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Video EncodingNTSC
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Microphone (Stereo)
External Microphone Input
Audio File FormatAAC
Viewfinder
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Viewfinder Resolution2,360,000 Dot
Diopter AdjustmentNone
Monitor
Size3.0"
Resolution920,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating LCD
Flash
Built-In FlashYes
Flash ModesAuto, Flash On, Off, Slow Sync
Effective Flash Range1.64 to 16.40' / 0.5 to 5 m (Wide)
6.56 to 8.20' / 2 to 2.5 m (Telephoto)
External Flash ConnectionNone
Interface
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity3.5mm Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), USB Micro-B (USB 2.0)
WirelessWi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPSNo
Physical
Battery1 x LP-E12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 875 VDC, 7.2 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D)5 x 3.6 x 4.6" / 127 x 90.9 x 116.6 mm
Weight1.34 lb / 608 g (Body with Battery and Memory)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.155 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.6 x 5.65 x 5.35"
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