- Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Camera
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Camera
The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Bridge Camera is Canon’s most powerful SuperZoom in the bridge range, also inheriting the looks and feel of an all-in-one DSLR. Boasting a powerful 20.3 MP 1/2.3 type Back-Illuminated CMOS sensor combined with a DIGIC 8 Image Processor to create astonishing image quality, as well as 4K UHD video. The Canon SX70 HS allows you to frame and capture your subject from a distance with its huge 65x Optical Zoom, or an extended ZoomPlus of 130x - offering a reliable, and fast autofocus even in low light conditions.
Other powerful features and specs of this beauty include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi compatibility between the camera and phone/pc – allowing you to transfer your files within seconds; a lens construction that utilises 15 elements in 11 groups, that includes 3 UD lenses and 1 double-sided aspherical lens; a maximum of approx. 10 fps continuous shooting in One Shot AF; a shutter speed from 15 – 1/2000s; built-in Intelligent Image Stabilisation with Dual Sensing IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS and a large 3” Vari-Angle LCD monitor.
- 20.3MP 1/2.3 sensor Back-Illuminated CMOS Sensor
- 65x Optical Zoom
- DIGIC 8 Image Processor
- 4K Video
- Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
- Size: 127.1 × 90.9 × 116.6 mm
- Weight: 610 g
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Canon PowerShot SX70 features:
Zoom into the exquisite detail of distant wildlife. Capture stunning ultra-wide landscapes with this hugely versatile and gifted 65x Wi-Fi bridge camera, which combines fun with expert control.
- 20.3MP 1/2.3 Type Back-Illuminated CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC 8 Image Processor
- 65x Optical Zoom Lens
- 21 - 1,365mm (35mm Equivalent)
- 4K UHD @ 30p Video & External Mic Input
- 3.0" 922k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD
- 2.36m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
- High Speed AF System
- Intelligent IS & Zoom Framing Assist
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC & Bluetooth
- A Full Charge to Produce approx. 325 Shots
Shoot ultra-far and wide
Capture a huge range of beautiful shots. With an incredible 65x zoom and 21mm ultra-wide angle you can shoot everything from exceptionally detailed long range close ups of wildlife to impressive landscapes with the innovative Canon SX70 HS.
Effortlessly keep track
It’s simple to keep track of distant subjects at high zoom. Simply press a button and Zoom Framing Assist quickly zooms the camera out of the scene - so you can relocate your subject - zooming back the moment it’s released. Improved Auto Mode automatically zooms out when the subject starts to leave the frame and helps you keep your subject at a preset size.
Comfortable, steady shooting
Designed with your comfort in mind, you can enjoy steadier shots even at full zoom and shoot comfortably for longer periods thanks to a refined ergonomic grip. An Electronic Viewfinder offers SLR-like handling and lets you see clearly in very bright conditions. Ultra Sonic Motor (USM) ensures fast, silent focus and zooming.
Excellent quality in any light
Day or night your images will be just as you remember them. Canon’s HS System – with DIGIC 8 and a 20.3 MP CMOS sensor - gives you stunning image quality and excels in low light. So it’s easy to capture the real atmosphere of the moment without using flash or a tripod.
Sharp results every time
There’s no need to worry about camera shake ruining your results thanks to an intelligent optical Image Stabilizer. This Canon SX70 HS automatically adapts and ensures sharp, detailed photos even if you’re shooting at full zoom or handheld in low light. Plus your movies will be spectacularly steady thanks to 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS.
Always capture the moment
Life is fleeting. Don’t miss a single precious moment and capture stunning split second action with super-responsive operation and sustained high-speed continuous shooting - now at 10 fps in One Shot AF.
Realistic movies at your fingertips
Making stunning movies is easy with the SX70 HS from Canon. With one touch of a button you can shoot smooth, realistic 4K UHD movies at 30p, with crisp and clear stereo sound thanks to silent controls and zoom. You can also attach an external microphone and manually control the levels of sound on camera for extra flexibility.
Explore your creative skills. Capture stills and movies with full exposure controls. Open up a new world of possibilities with RAW and EOS System accessories.
Connect with Wi-Fi
Enjoy the freedom of Wi-Fi. Upload images and movies to social networks - straight from the camera. Or transfer them to your smartphone or tablet using the Mobile Device Connect Button and NFC. Use the Canon CameraWindow app to remotely control the camera from your smartphone and enjoy convenient PC and cloud backup with Image Sync.
- Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Camera
- Battery Charger LC-E12E
- Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12
1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Colour Filter Type
3.8 – 247.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 21 – 1365 mm)
Digital approx. 4.0x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x2)
Combined approx. 260x
f/3.4 – f/6.5
15 elements in 11 groups (3 UD lenses, 1 double-sided aspherical lens)
Yes (lens shift-type), Approx. 5 stop 3. Intelligent IS with Dual Sensing IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
AF System/ Points
Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot
One Shot, Servo, Continuous
AF Assist Beam
Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance
0 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro
Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (except movie)
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
100-3200 in 1/3 stop increments
15 - 1/2000 s
Auto , Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom.
0.39 type, approx 2.36m dots
Viewfinder / Coverage
approx -3.0 - +1.0 m-1 (dpt)
7.5 cm (3.0”) Vari-Angle LCD (TFT), approx. 922,000 dots
Adjustable to one of five levels
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Flash Exposure Lock
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash
Second Curtain Synchronisation
Built-in Flash Range
approx 50 cm – 6.5 m (W) / 1.8m - 4 m (T)
Shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual,, Sports, SCN, Creative Filters Panorama, Hybrid Auto, Smart Auto, Custom x2
Single, High-speed continuous, low-speed continuous
Max: One Shot AF approx 10fps, Servo AF approx 5.7fps
Recording Pixels / Compression
4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 3648 x 2736, (S) 2432 x 1824
16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S) 2432 x 1368
3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S) 2432 x 1616
1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M) 2736 x 2736, (S) 1824 x 1824
Resize option available in playback
(4K) 3840 x 2160, 29.97/25 fps (Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94/50/29.97/25 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 59.94/50 fps
Up to 29 min 59 s4
Still Image Type
JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system 2.0, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
Canon Compact Photo Printers SELPHY and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)
GPS via Mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Yes, during shooting and playback
Approx. 2x – 10x
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew
Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)
HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only)5
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-1 Speed Class 3 compatible)
Supported Operating System
PC & Macintosh
See software pages
Image Transfer Utility
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12 (battery and charger supplied)
Screen: Approx. 325 shots
Viewfinder: Approx. 255 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 405 shots
Playback Mode: Approx. 360 min
A/C Power Supply
Charging available with Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
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