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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
By B&H Photo's

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

Key Specs
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 21.1 Megapixel
Effective: 20.3 Megapixel (5184 x 3888)
Image Sensor
1/2.3"-Type CMOS
Image Stabilization
Optical in Integrated Lens
Focal Length
3.8 to 247mm (35mm Equivalent: 21 to 1365mm)
Optical Zoom
65x
Maximum Aperture
f/3.4 to 6.5
ISO Sensitivity Range
100 to 3200 in Auto Mode
Internal Recording Modes
H.264/MP4/MPEG-4
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 29.97 fps [120 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 29.97/59.94 fps [30 to 60 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 59.94 fps [26 Mb/s]
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Wireless
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Display Size
3.0"
Display Type
Articulating LCD
Built-In Flash/Light
Yes, Flash Only
Battery Type
1x 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
Weight
1.34 lb / 608 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
Imaging
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 21.1 Megapixel
Effective: 20.3 Megapixel (5184 x 3888)
Image Sensor
1/2.3"-Type CMOS
Image Stabilization
Optical in Integrated Lens
Lens
Focal Length
3.8 to 247mm (35mm Equivalent: 21 to 1365mm)
Optical Zoom
65x
Digital Zoom
4x Maximum (260x Combined Zoom)
2x Optimized (130x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperture
f/3.4 to 6.5
Focus Range
Auto
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
Shutter Speed
1/2000 to 15 Seconds
ISO Sensitivity Range
100 to 3200 in Auto Mode
Metering Method
Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure Modes
Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation
-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White Balance
Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten, White Balance Adjustment
Continuous Shooting
Up to 10 fps at 20.3 MP
Interval Recording
No
Self-Timer
2/10-Second Delay
Special Options
Monochrome
Still Image Capture
Aspect Ratio
1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File Format
JPEG, Raw
Video Capture
Internal Recording Modes
H.264/MP4/MPEG-4
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 29.97 fps [120 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 29.97/59.94 fps [30 to 60 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 59.94 fps [26 Mb/s]
Recording Limit
Up to 30 Minutes
Broadcast Output
NTSC
Built-In Microphone
Stereo
Audio Recording
AAC Audio
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Video I/O
1x Micro-HDMI Output
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Input
Power I/O
No
Other I/O
1x Micro-USB (USB 2.0) Data Output
Wireless
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)
No
Monitor
Display Size
3.0"
Resolution
920,000 Dot
Display Type
Articulating LCD
Viewfinder
Type
Built-In Electronic
Resolution
2,360,000 Dot
Diopter Adjustment
No
Flash
Built-In Flash/Light
Yes, Flash Only
Flash Modes
Auto, Flash On, Off, Slow Sync
Effective Flash Range
1.64 to 16.4' / 0.5 to 5 m (Wide)
6.56 to 8.2' / 2 to 2.5 m (Telephoto)
External Flash Connection
No
General
Battery Type
1x 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
Weight
1.34 lb / 608 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.145 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.1 x 5.6 x 5.4"

Canon SX70 HS Reviews

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do this camera film on 120 fps?

do this camera film on 120 fps?
Asked by: Gabriel
Yes, you can shoot HD video 1920 x 1080p at 120 frames per second.
Answered by: Patrick
Date published: 2023-12-16

Does this camera have a timelapse mode?

Does this camera have a timelapse mode?
Asked by: William
Yes, it has a time-lapse movie mode, page 123 in the advanced manual. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/452649.pdf
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-04-27

Can images be uploaded to my hard drive via Image ...

Can images be uploaded to my hard drive via Image Capture?
Asked by: Mim
According to Canon, the PowerShot SX70 HS is capable of sending images wirelessly to a computer that has the Canon Image Utility 2 software installed on it, which would then allow you to save the images to the hard drive.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2023-02-21

Can you put a polarizing filter on this camera?

Can you put a polarizing filter on this camera?
Asked by: Sarah
Yes, you first need a lens adapter, then you can you attach a 67mm filter to it. Click the link below to view; https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/739887-REG/Canon_4728B001_4728B001_Filter_Adapter_FA_DC67A.html
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-05-20

What is the filter size of the lens?

What is the filter size of the lens?
Asked by: Robert
The Canon SX70 that my wife uses required the purchase of a filter adapter (Canon part# FA-DC67A) and that will allow you to use any 67mm filter.
Answered by: Steven
Date published: 2022-03-28

Also, does this Canon have a single dot focus so ...

Also, does this Canon have a single dot focus so I can put it right on the bird?
Asked by: Max
You could set the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera to use one focus point.
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2022-05-26

So the Canon SX70 does not come with a basic ...

So the Canon SX70 does not come with a basic memory card, right?
Asked by: Max
Correct, Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera does not included a memory card in the box. Those accessories are typically provide in bundle kits selected by B&H not by the manufacture.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2022-07-11

Is the Canon PS SX70 camera still manufactured?

Is the Canon PS SX70 camera still manufactured?
Asked by: Julie
According the manufacturer, there are delays in production on various gear, not just the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera.
Answered by: Marvin C
Date published: 2023-12-13
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