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Canon EOS 70D Digital Camera

SLR 20.2MP Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Waterproof Image Stabilizer Release Date
Capture The Moment At Seven Frames Per Second Capture the moment in stunning stills and Full-HD movies with the high performance EOS 70D, featuring 7fps full resolution shooting, an advanced... More
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46 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This Canon digital camera was given a "Gold" award by DP Review who concluded that this camera was excellent.

This Canon camera received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 83% based on four expert reviews from sites including DP Review, Trusted Reviews, 01net.com and saggiamente.com. This puts this Canon digital camera in the top 13% of all the digital cameras of a similar age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 247 user reviews this waterproof camera has a superb average user rating. Owners think this Canon camera is one of the better digital cameras of this spec and age.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon EOS 70D had a good screen. A. Davis gave it an excellent review and said “Its a responsive screen and the layout of functions on the screen is good” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D. A. Stables mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon three years ago “The articulating screen is very useful for landscapes”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon “Before I got the 70D I swore I would never use the touch screen, WRONG! It makes operating the camera so easy” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

A few customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good viewfinder. Paulo rated this digital camera as excellent and wrote in their review on Amazon “Viewfinder is bright, with lots of information”. One person who reviewed the product thought it was mirrorless.

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Good Quality Pictures

Thirty-eight Canon EOS 70D owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. A. J. Harknett said “The EFS lens I already have all work better than before the 100x400 seems to be faster and pictures are certainly sharper” and scored this digital camera very highly. A. Stables said on Amazon “My work is split evenly between landscape photography and night skies, in particular the aurora borealis, milky way” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer rated this digital camera 5 stars and wrote on Amazon three years ago “The 70D produces great photos with these settings” in their review of this digital camera.

A few customers who purchased the Canon EOS 70D thought it had a good ISO range. Mr Baz gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “I don't feel there is much improvement in either high ISO performance or dynamic range v the 18mp CMOS sensor from Canon- S” in his Canon EOS 70D review. Mr. Dean Hewitt scored the Canon EOS 70D very highly and he said in his Canon EOS 70D review “The most noticeable improvement is ISO capabilities”. Stavros mentioned on Amazon three years ago “I see little to fault with is even the white balance is much improved as is the ISO” and gave it a very good rating.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 70D had a good picture resolution. Ahmed rated the product 5 stars and he wrote “With this camera, getting fast glass and shooting with the highest shutter possible at 100-800 ISO is the key”. Katherine Platt wrote “The image quality is excellent with colours being especially well rendered - which is great when shooting at lower JPEG resolution than the highest quality RAW” in her review of the Canon EOS 70D. Mr. Dean Hewitt rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “Remote shooting is easy”.

Six people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. Brighty123 wrote on Amazon two years ago “Seems to pick up a lot, even in fairly low light”. Mr I a Anderson wrote “For stills I've been impressed with the low light autofocus when using a Canon flashgun” in his review of this digital camera although he rated the product 40 out of 100. Veryfelina wrote on Amazon “Pictures are much more sharpen and detailed, even in low light or high movement conditions” in their review.

Four Canon EOS 70D reviewers reckoned that the Canon EOS 70D had a good image sensor. Antoine mentioned “Introduces a new awesome sensor” and scored the product 5 stars. Four years ago Mr Baz wrote on Amazon “A strong solid feel+ On sensor phase detect works really well”.

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Good Video Capture

Some Canon EOS 70D reviewers who purchased the Canon EOS 70D considered that it was good for video recording. Antoine wrote in his review of this digital camera “This camera is a first in offering true and effective video implementation (with unparalleled autofocus on dSLR cameras”. Antoine also mentioned “✓ Outstanding image quality ✓ Revolutionary Dual pixel CMOS AF sensor (80% of which are in use for phase detection) ✓ Ingenious implementation of phase detection ✓ Articulated touch screen, especially useful for video”. Antoine also wrote “One needs to consider buying STM lenses, which are specifically optimised for video”.

Good Quality Lens

A few Canon EOS 70D reviewers thought this digital camera had a good autofocus. A. Davis mentioned “The sensor does an excellent job of focusing and capturing the image” in their Canon EOS 70D review. Two years ago Ahmed gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review “I gave up pulling my own focus, AF is faster.) Know the limitations of your camera”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Am pleased to report that the focus seems just fine”.

A few people said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Antoine wrote in his review of the Canon EOS 70D on Amazon “This offering comes bundled with an 18-55 IS STM lens and thus is worth serious consideration”. Antoine also wrote “The 18-55mm is a very good general purpose lens”. D Elvidge wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon three years ago “Superb Camera, using it with a Sigma 120-400 Lens and getting super shots of Birds both Static” and scored it very highly.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Three years ago Antoine gave this digital camera a very good review score and he wrote in his Canon EOS 70D review “The crop factor is great for that extra zoom reach”. Mr. Dean Hewitt mentioned in his review “The responsiveness of the touch screen is great and the pinch to zoom is useful for checking focus etc”. Wayne Bartley mentioned “When fitted with the awesome Canon 24-105mm Zoom lens which I received last week” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Some people who bought it considered that it was easy to use. A. Davis wrote on Amazon “The controls are well laid out and generally easy to use” in their review of this digital camera. Antoine mentioned on Amazon “Responsive touchscreen is a joy to use! Once I got used to navigating the intuitive touchscreen, I really wished I had it on my 7D” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Antoine also mentioned “The articulated capacitive touchscreen comes in so handy, (albeit some might find it awkward to use whilst shooting video due to the camera weight”.

Five Canon EOS 70D reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Brighty123 mentioned “Nice camera though and plenty of settings” but despite that they only gave the Canon EOS 70D a score of 3 stars. Mr. Dean Hewitt wrote “Finally adjusted the custom functions to my liking (such as back button continuous focussing, my menu settings, wifi functions etc” .

Three people thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago A. Davis said “The camera feels good to hold” in their review. Uros Subotic mentioned “It is quick, reliable and comfortable” in their review.

A number of Canon EOS 70D reviewers who reviewed the Canon EOS 70D mentioned that it had a good experience. Antoine said “In the few days of ownership I really enjoyed the experience” and scored the Canon EOS 70D very highly. Three years ago Katherine Platt wrote in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Many of the features on this camera enhance the overall experience, both at the point of use”. Also three years ago Matt Wilkinson wrote in his review “Full SLR experience, fast mirrorless autofocus, remote shooting over wifi, lens autofocus adjustment, massive iso range, really fast continuous shooting”.

A number of Canon EOS 70D owners mentioned that it was easy to handle. One person said that the Canon EOS 70D was easy to setup. Rs gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “Its an awesome thing to setup an otherwise impossible angle from the camera” in their review.

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Robust

Nine Canon EOS 70D owners considered that the Canon EOS 70D was well made. A. Davis mentioned on Amazon “The built in flash is obviously not as good as a separate flash.” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D. Three years ago A. Stables mentioned “The camera itself feels solid, chunky in the hand”. Dr.t wrote on Amazon “It's quite a lump and feels very solid when held, feels like it's worth the money” in their review.

Five Canon EOS 70D owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was reliable. A. Stables mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I purchased this as a long overdue upgrade for my trusty Canon 350D and have been blown away by the quality of the images it produces” and scored it 5 stars. Antoine scored it 5 stars and he said on Amazon three years ago “Phase detection is so much more reliable and much faster than contrast detection (which tends to hunt” in his review of the Canon EOS 70D. Antoine also said “This technology is much more reliable and faster than contrast detection (which occasionally tends to hunt before acquiring focus lock”.

A number of Canon EOS 70D owners who bought it wrote that it was strong and durable.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed the Canon EOS 70D agreed that it was good looking. Four years ago A. Davis scored it very highly and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The lens I got with my kit was the 18-135mm and this seems a pretty good all rounder”. A. Stables wrote on Amazon “The images are stunning and sharp, with beautiful colour tones” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D. A. Stables also said “I can shoot beautiful milky way and star shots at ISO 12800 with very little noise”.

Some people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was a good design. Katherine Platt said on Amazon “Excellent camera, high grade quality shots, robust design and handles superbly”. Wayne Bartley gave it a very good review score and he mentioned on Amazon three years ago “There is nothing I can fault in this excellent design and it really makes you feel like a professional” in his review of this digital camera.

One customer thought it was neat. Ahmed rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his Canon EOS 70D review “The notion of pulling focus like on my iphone was neat”. One Canon EOS 70D reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was smooth.

One Canon EOS 70D owner who bought it wrote that it was ergonomic. Wayne Bartley mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Its ergonomic shape is a pleasure to hold”.

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Good Connectivity

Several Canon EOS 70D reviewers thought the Canon EOS 70D was wifi compatible. A. Davis wrote “The wifi feature is also good making transferring pictures, changing settings or taking pictures whilst remote from the camera a breeze”. Christine Llewellyn wrote “I chose it over the 7d as it has wifi and a touch screen” and scored this digital camera very highly. M. Dudley gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Before I get any further, I just want to make sure that everyone understands that the instruction manual to operate this wirelessly is simply atrocious” in their review.

One Canon EOS 70D owner said that it had gps. Matt Wilkinson scored the product very highly and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “The only thing lacking is native gps, not that I need it.”.

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Good Size

Four customers said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 70D was a good body shape. Antoine said on Amazon “Modifications to the body will appeal to videographers” in his review of this digital camera and scored it very highly. Lorenzo mentioned “I upgraded from a Canon 550D as I was looking for a sturdier body and the awesome flippy screen” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Peter gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review “If you get a good deal on body plus lens it is useful to have when you might want to sell on the camera in future”.

Some Canon EOS 70D reviewers thought this digital camera was a good weight. Lorenzo gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon four years ago “After playing with the camera for a few minutes I noticed it had a nice weight to it and was very sturdy” in his Canon EOS 70D review. Wayne Bartley said “The combined weight is very acceptable” in his review of the Canon EOS 70D.

One customer concluded that this digital camera was a good size. A. Davis wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 70D “The hand grip part is a good size”. One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was tight. Gary White wrote on Amazon “Handling is tight and quick, focussing” in his review of the Canon EOS 70D.

One Canon EOS 70D reviewer reckoned that the Canon EOS 70D was compact. Gary White mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Strengths * Well made, compact, sturdy package, ideal for travel”.

One Canon EOS 70D reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Humdrumhedgehog wrote in their review of this digital camera “It's not too heavy” and rated the Canon EOS 70D as excellent.

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Good Product Quality

Some Canon EOS 70D owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. A. Davis said “Capturing the image.I have been very pleased with the quality of the pictures”. A. Davis also said “The optics seem to be pretty good quality judging from the results”. Ahmed wrote “It produces remarkable image quality to me for the price” in his Canon EOS 70D review and gave it a very good rating.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was quiet. Ahmed wrote in his review “Remember a budget) The 18-135 STM lens is quiet” . Antoine mentioned in his Canon EOS 70D review “Apart from the super silent motors”. Four years ago Mr. Dean Hewitt wrote on Amazon “My only disappointment is the silent shutter mode”.

A number of Canon EOS 70D reviewers mentioned that it was noisy. Ahmed said “The in camera noise reduction is pretty solid”. Two years ago Christine Llewellyn wrote “Higher ISO settings which enable me to shoot at higher speeds without being noisy [prone to camera shake!” in her review and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Technical Features

Several Canon EOS 70D reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it had good features. Four years ago A. Davis mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Excellent DSLR, some great features” and scored it very highly. A. Davis also said “There are some great features such as the touch screen which makes changing settings very easy”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Canon EOS 70D review “Very pleased with it, great features and little need to visit menus, most avaible with buttons or Q button”.

Good Flash

Some Canon EOS 70D owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good flash. A. Davis scored the Canon EOS 70D 5 stars and wrote “Works well enough and provides excellent fill-in flash and can also be used to trigger external flashes” in their review. Gary White wrote in his Canon EOS 70D review “Resolution * Excellent handling, controls fall easily to hand, familiar to Canon user * Excellent flash system, enhanced ETTL2 * Used SD cards”.

Good Battery Life

A few people who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Mr. Cg Goddard said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I think using this rather than the screen for checking settings probably saves battery life”. Nigel Sharp wrote “I recommend that you purchase a spare battery (genuine ones only as far as I am concerned” in his Canon EOS 70D review.

Good Brand

Canon is one of the better rated digital camera manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Canon also has good reviews for its waterproof cameras.

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Good Support

Three people thought this digital camera had good technical guidance. Three years ago Amazon Customer gave the Canon EOS 70D a very good review score and said on Amazon “Although I rarely use full manual control I have used P or Av for as long as I can remember, going back to the days of my first 350D” in their review. Maxiking mentioned in the same month “I am going through the manual (also downloadable) with fine tooth comb” in their review of the Canon EOS 70D.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon EOS 70D supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 70D do not support wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The EOS 70D supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 70D do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video capability and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S8200[plb_1656150_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 70D has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 70D.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S8200[plb_1656150_price].

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Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the EOS 70D is waterproof.

We compared all the other waterproof digital cameras to this camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S8200[plb_1656150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.2 megapixels, the EOS 70D's megapixel is one of the highest amongst digital cameras of this age and type. The lowest megapixel of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 5MP and the highest is 21MP.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the EOS 7D[pl_420993_price], the EOS 1D X[pl_1384067_price], or the PowerShot D20[pl_1609521_price] all from Canon which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this waterproof camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the EOS 70D is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the EOS 70D. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Canon EOS 70D has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 70D.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 3EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step).

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920 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The EOS 70D is a camera that takes 920 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 70D take between 120 and 1,119 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 22, the EOS 70D has a very small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average maximum aperture number of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS 70D is 7.3, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 38.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 520,000 pixels, and the display resolution (numeric)s range from 150,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 1,040,000 pixel, the EOS 70D has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 70D.

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Very Big Eye Relief

The eye reliefs of cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 70D range from 17mm to 22mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. With an eye relief of 22 millimeters, the EOS 70D has a very big eye relief compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

When compared to other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the battery capacity of, the EOS 70D's battery capacity of 1,800 milliampere * hour is one of the biggest. The average battery capacity of comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 70D is 880mAh.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

At 30 seconds, the Canon EOS 70D has a fairly long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras of this age and spec is 0.03s, the longest is 60s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 9.7s.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Canon EOS 70D is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 70D. The photo effects "Neutral" is also found on this digital camera.

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Seven Number of Diaphragm Bladess

The EOS 70D is a seven number of diaphragm blades camera.

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12 Flash Guide Numbers

The EOS 70D is a 12 meters flash guide number camera.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The EOS 70D has a wider flash exposure correction than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a ±1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the worst flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/3 EV step) and the best is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Very Many Total Megapixels

When compared to other cameras that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed, the EOS 70D's total megapixels of 20.9 megapixels is one of the most. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the total megapixelss range from 5MP to 21MP.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 70D is 200, the highest is 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 7,300. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the Canon EOS 70D has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The EOS 70D has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution found on most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The best image resolution of all cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 70D is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The EOS 70D has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 70D. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The EOS 70D has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 70D.

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Very Short Flash Recharging Time

At only 3 seconds, the EOS 70D has a quite short flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average flash recharging time of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 70D is 3.7s, and the flash recharging times range from 3s to 4s.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most of the other cameras of this type and age have an image stabilizer, however the EOS 70D does not have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S8200[plb_1656150_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS 70D does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 70D also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot D20[pl_1609521_price], or the EOS 1D X[pl_1384067_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon EOS 70D does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 70D also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this spec and age are not 3D. The EOS 70D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480| 640 x 480| 720 x 480| 1280 x 1280| 1696 x 1280| 1920 x 1080| 1920 x 1280| 2736 x 1824| 2736 x 2736| 3648 x 2048| 3648 x 2432| 3648 x 2736| 3648 x 3648| 5472 x 3080| 5472 x 3648, which is the most commonly found still image resolution(s) on similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the EOS 70D is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 70D. The flash modess "Manual" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the EOS 70D is more than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this Canon camera. The camera file systems DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1 and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The Canon EOS 70D has a greater number of shooting modes than most waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on cameras that came out more than two years ago. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The EOS 70D has a 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed which is higher than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed. This camera also have resolution at capture speeds of 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps and 640x480@25fps and 640x480@30fps.

This camera's resolution at capture speeds (1280x720@50fps) is in fact the worst resolution at capture speeds amongst all waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of camera the best resolution at capture speeds is 1920x1080@30fps.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 70D is 250g, and the weights range from 36g to 1.4kg. With a weight of 755 grams, the Canon EOS 70D is one of the heavier waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 70D amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the PowerShot D20[pl_1609521_price] (205g and higher rated), or the EOS 7D[pl_420993_price] (820g and higher rated) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S8200[plb_1656150_price] (213g and higher rated).

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

Digital cameras of this age and spec have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.7m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.16m. The Canon EOS 70D has a fairly large closest focusing distance (0.45 meters) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 70D

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the EOS 70D over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon EOS 70D has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 70D.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the EOS 7D[pl_420993_price], and the PowerShot D20[pl_1609521_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S8200[plb_1656150_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Material
Dustproof
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Dioptre Correction
Custom Colour
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

(1)
16 December 2015

EOS 70D placerar sig mellan de små och semiprofessionella EOS:arna. Modellen 70D använder samma batteri som 5D-serien, och autofokussystemet påminner också mycket om de professionella... Read more…

User Reviews

(119)
(Verified Purchase)

As i also own the eos 40d so using this camera was so easy,i might read the instruction booklet in the future...

Reviewed 8 August 2016 by MR I A Anderson

Poor durability. Camera lasted 18 months and died. Apparently the problem is fairly common after around 60 hours of video use overheating causes a melt in the circuit board. When you think about... Read more…

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Robin Lubach
(Verified Purchase)

Good...

Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I Was very pleased with this camera, it came on time and was in a great condition! Definitely worth my money.

Reviewed 23 June 2016 by Edward
(Verified Purchase)

Quality!

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon eos70, canon eos70d, canon eos70db, canon 70dbb17, meta 8546b002, canon efs1855, canon 8469b093, canon 8469b002, canon efs1855m, canon 8469b016, canon 1069c001, canon 8469b009, canon eos70dbo, canon 8469b024, canon 8469b155, canon eos70db20, canon 8469b002i, canon eos70dbod, meta 8469b002l3, canon 8469b024a, canon 8469b093a, canon efs1855mm, canon 8469b024aa, canon 8469b009l2, canon dmcn70db35, canon 8469b093aa, canon 8469b002iv, canon eos70dbody, meta 8469b002l3k, canon eos70dw1855
Barcodes 00012300171229, 00013803221596, 00013803221619, 00013803221633, 00014445818465, 00069060206692, 00091037878502, 00115971580182, 00138032215960, 00160463271970, 00189210918005, 00616241073606, 00616348011334, 00617037710347, 00617037710798, 00617215771498, 00628804153861, 00635492500556, 00641438928131, 00660685145580, 00680569745071, 00680569745897, 00680569746078, 00689466729702, 00689466730142, 00730162611461, 00730162611737, 00730162611744, 00730162618392, 00803982869029

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