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Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Digital Camera

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16.1MP 30x CMOS Feb 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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40 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

This Canon camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts in cameras of all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age.

The editors of Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Vido.com.ua and Chip.com.my all recommend this compact camera digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

An other three expert review sites all endorsed this digital camera. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs, confirming their endorsement and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com. Furthermore, the expert at What Digital Camera gave this digital camera a "Gold" award and decided it was brilliant.

Three additional expert review sites all wrote that this Canon camera was good. This camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and Optyczne.pl gave it a "Good Buy" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100 based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine. The camera expert review sites think this Canon camera is one of the very best cameras of a similar type and age.

Good User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 86% based on 483 user reviews.

Good Size

Some customers mentioned that this digital camera was compact. Guest111 said on Amazon “This is a small price to pay for the excellent zoom in a compact carry-anywhere camera” in their review of this digital camera. Iain mentioned on Amazon this year “Obviously the images are nowhere near the quality that a CSC, DSLR or even a Premium Compact can produce” in their review. James3 wrote “Outstanding compact” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS and rated this digital camera 5 stars.

A number of customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to carry around. Expert review site Chip.com.my mentioned “Canon has definitely created a handy compact digital camera which is easy to carry while packing tons of features for the user”.

One customer who bought this digital camera considered that it was a good weight. George Soros gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “Accurate autofocus (in good lighting - in poor lighting it struggles a bit just like all its competitors) -Good body shape, durable, reasonable weight and it also grips well”.

One person who bought it wrote that it was lightweight. Senta mentioned on Amazon “Compact, lightweight” and gave the product a very good review.

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Nice Design

Eight Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS considered that it was good looking. C. Bennett mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review “The zoom is pretty good too, was able to pick out”. D. Fortune said on Amazon in December last year “Though the video mode was pretty good when well lit” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS. Jessica Stockham said in her review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon “Beautiful camera” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

A number of people who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS concluded that it was smooth. The Geezer wrote two years ago “They both have the digic 6 sensor which for me makes both cameras standout from the competition, its so fast and smooth in operation it's a pleasure handling the cameras”.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owner who bought it thought it was a good design. One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was neat. Evelyn wrote in her review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “It fits neatly into my handbag”.

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Robust

A number of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners said that the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS was well made. Dave the Engineer wrote “Is much neater and appears better built” in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review although he only scored the product 40 out of 100. Two years ago George Soros scored it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It has built in contrast enhancer which does a very good job” in his review. Jedslabs wrote “I'm sad, because it is well made and solid.I am an 'experienced enthusiast'” but in spite of that they only gave the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS a rating of 3 stars.

Some people thought the product was strong and durable. Jedslabs wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “It's robust, zoom is great/quick and focus peak is very useful”. Expert review site Techgoondu.com wrote in their review “Compact cameras are having a tough time these days with a slew of digital SLRs, mirrorless shooters” .

One customer who bought it mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch. In December last year Nat C said “Needed to replace my compact camera that broke” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS. One customer considered that the product was reliable. Two years ago Techradar.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Techradar “If you're after a reliable camera to take on your travels”.

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Good Technical Features

Nine Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Two years ago Andreas Alambritis gave it a very good rating and he wrote “Photos are great and there are many features to use”. Dave P. wrote “A great pocket sized camera with loads of useful and easy to use features” in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review. David William Morrow mentioned last year “I have the option of take partial or full control of features or allowing the audio to do is work” and gave the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS a very good rating.

Good Product Quality

Some customers concluded that it was good quality. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “Colors are vivid Awesome Zoon Great quality video It's bigger than a compact”. C. S. Short said in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “The camera itself is well made, looks great”. Chris Hoare he mentioned on Amazon “Do you want to fire a flash in a restaurant? Video -------- The video image quality is better; as is the sound quality” in his review of this digital camera.

Easy to Use

Several Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Chris Hoare wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “For truly sharp images you need a tripod; back at 20x its much easier to control the camera”. D. Fortune wrote on Amazon “Just use though defo handy having another battery” although they only rated it 3 stars. Dave the Engineer wrote in his review of this digital camera “Instead of telling you up front what is the best type of card to use - go to the specifications” yet he only gave it a rating of 2 stars.

A few people thought the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS was easy to use the menus. Chris Hoare mentioned on Amazon “After the new zoom the next big improvement is the new screen on the back has twice the resolution so it looks more clear; and the menus look better”. Fireblade rated this digital camera 4 stars and wrote on Amazon in December “The SCN setting on the TZ offers a plethora of different settings, including a very useful one for sunsets” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS. Jedslabs mentioned in their review “Solid.I am an 'experienced enthusiast' and strive for the best settings and trial every possible tweak, so I don' believe I'm not getting the best this camera can give”.

Several customers who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS thought it was easy to setup. Timothy R. Tozer wrote “This is by far the best - only complaint is that the iPhone connection us a real pain to set up each time - better to remove the chip” in his review.

A few people who reviewed the product thought it had a good experience. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “If you're looking for more than just a simple snapshot experience from a compact zoom camera” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Chip.com.my wrote “What better way to capture that once in a lifetime experience than to capture memorable pictures” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewer considered that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Mike Renshaw said “Carrying around that it felt fine and comfortable to hold” in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review. One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS considered that it was easy to handle.

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Good Quality Lens

Some people who reviewed the product thought it had a good zoom. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It was a good buy takes great photos with a good zoom”. Dave P. said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “It takes great pictures across the full optical zoom range” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Debbs said in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “Love the zoom” and rated the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS as excellent.

Some Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Last year C. S. Short wrote in their review on Amazon “It's smaller and produces fantastic photos where the focus is on the object”. Godblast said in their review of this digital camera “Focus is done very fast” . Jedslabs mentioned “Fast autofocus” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review.

A number of people concluded that it had a good lens. Uncle Barbar wrote on Amazon “The lens is excellent in decent light conditions” and scored it very highly. Cnet.com said in their review on expert website CNET.com “The SX700 has for new features a 30x f3.2-6.9 25-750mm lens and a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor”. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a 30x lens and a lot of features.” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Some Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Chris Hoare mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “I took and the video stabilisation is markedly better - even at the extreme 30x end of the zoom” and gave it a score of 4 stars. George Soros rated the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS 5 stars and he mentioned in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review “Stabilisation works excellent, steady shot at 1/20 sec whilst heavy zooming (it won't of course freeze motion, just your handshake”.

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Good Video Capture

A number of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS was good for video recording. Chris Hoare wrote in his review of this digital camera “The movie button is better on the top than the back”. Chris Hoare also mentioned “The sound quality is excellent; shooting video of songbirds in the forrest the audio was very good; in the city the auto levelling the microphones are internal to the camera”. George Soros said in the same month “It's even better when shooting video, you can walk with the camera”.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Last year Adr wrote “With the right light you can really take some stunning pics”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Great photos - clear, crisp”. Two years ago Chris Hoare said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon “The Robin Image has really good image separation”.

A number of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners concluded that the product had a good picture resolution. In December last year C. S. Short mentioned on Amazon “Then I found out that the images that have been uploaded are of lower resolution than the images stored on my SD card”. Mike Renshaw wrote “The screen is excellent - it's 3 inches and very sharp resolution” .

Two Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers who purchased it thought it had a good ISO range. Two years ago Chris Hoare mentioned in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS “The drop in ISO ability is most noticeable when you are out with friends; I took my SX700 to a retirement party in a restaurant; less than perfect lighting”. The Geezer wrote on Amazon “I noted that the sx700 often chose a higher iso, sometimes by a full stop while keeping shutter speed” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS.

Some Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners who bought the product reckoned that it was able to produce clear pictures. John M Brooks gave the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS a very good rating and he wrote on Amazon “Excellent clarity for our happy snapping” in his review of this digital camera. The Dunelmian mentioned two years ago “From that image could still enlarge it further on the camera screen with sufficient clarity to see the red eyes” in their review and scored it 80 out of 100.

One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good image sensor. The Geezer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Still ended up with cleaner images with more resolution thanks to the extra zoom and the better sensor” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several people who bought the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS considered that it had a good screen. George Soros gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon “Uses built-in software to compensate the handshake.-Bright, large and high quality LCD screen”. Pp mentioned in December last year “If just stand in place were is too much light the image can be very bad even that you see it perfectly on your screen” but in spite of that they only gave this digital camera a score of 20 out of 100.

One Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewer who bought the product thought it had a good viewfinder. Michael Black rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “Miss a view finder when out in bright light” in his review.

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Good Support

Some people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Dave P. mentioned in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS on Amazon “The options to go full auto through to full manual, this is a brilliant camera”. Two years ago Harry's Mum wrote “Perhaps I need to read the 300 + page manual again?Really goodquality + amazing Zoom! Highly recommend” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review. Lwuzzo wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review “The manual available online is adequate”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Four Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners considered that this digital camera was noisy. The Geezer wrote “This didn't seem to affect noise which was still better than the sx280”.

Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

On average Canon compact cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all digital cameras manufactured by Canon.

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Good Flash

A few Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good flash.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support wi-Fi and we think the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The optical zooms of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS range from 3x to 63x.

Alternative 30x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price], or the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras that are a similar age 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 alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], the 150[pl_2176458_price], or the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price] all from Canon.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The PowerShot SX700 HS has one of the higher megapixels (16.1 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The megapixels of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16.1MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price].

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX700 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price], or the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 0.01m to 0.2m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS that we have checked, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX700 HS of 750 millimeters is one of the longest.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Canon camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3456 x 3456, 2448 x 2448 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. Across all cameras of this age and spec the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a very big combined zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The average combined zoom of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 50x.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras of this spec and age have display resolution (numeric)s of between 230 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels. The PowerShot SX700 HS has a very high display resolution (numeric) (922,000 pixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.9, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum aperture number of compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS is 6.9.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The PowerShot SX700 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Canon camera support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras that were released more than two years ago.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Canon digital camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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TFT Display

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a better display than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Canon digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most cameras of this age and spec have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The display of all digital cameras of this age and type ranges from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

Several Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was not wifi compatible. Fireblade said on Amazon this year “The wireless function is pretty good and it has a Canon app for tablets or phones (Canon Connect) if your wi-fi isn't on”. Fireblade also mentioned “The TZ30 has no wi-fi capability”. M. Pathan wrote last year “You can upload pics via wifi which isnt too difficult to set up.I got this VERY cheap from a Hong Kong website for a about” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review.

A few Canon PowerShot SX700 HS owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS agreed that it did not have gps. Chris Hoare wrote two years ago “Knowing where you took your photo its disappointing to lose the GPS feature” but despite that he gave the product a rating of 4 stars. George Soros wrote “No built-in GPS”. Rogerio Dias said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon last year “I miss the GPS of my SX260” nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Chris Hoare said in his Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review on Amazon “The battery live is also still improved; though the SX700 still doesn't charge via USB needing a cumbersome charger to go on holiday with you” but despite that he gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Poor Battery Life

Six Canon PowerShot SX700 HS reviewers said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS did not have a good battery life. D. Fortune mentioned on Amazon in December last year “Battery life little poor only lasting about an hour a time when doing video”. D. Fortune also mentioned “Though the sx700 had way more zoom which came in really handy though found the battery life really poor only lasting about an hour a time when doing video”. This month Fireblade wrote “You have to take the battery out to charge it in a bulky charger” in their Canon PowerShot SX700 HS review.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS does not support video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX700 HS also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot SX700 HS are not 3D. The PowerShot SX700 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS do not have a GPS (satellite). The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price].

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS, the PowerShot SX700 HS is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX700 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot SX700 HS is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot SX700 HS.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|1920x1080@60fps|640x480@30fps, which is the most frequently found resolution at capture speed on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Released Over Three Years Ago

This compact camera digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has a relatively average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX700 HS has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot SX700 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. Most cameras of this spec and age have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
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
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB Connectivity

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Expert Reviews

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10 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Digital cameras have taken over the world. The world of photography has changed completely as a... Read more…

15 October 2014

If you're after a reliable camera to take on your travels, and are tempted in by a huge zoom range, then you can't go far wrong with the Canon PowerShot SX700HS. It's a good step up from the SX280...

14 October 2014

Once again, Canon has produced an incredibly capable travel camera. With a market leading 30x optical zoom, this camera is definitely likely to appeal to those looking for something flexible to...

13 August 2014

Canon has definitely created a handy compact digital camera which is easy to carry while packing tons of features for the user. Travellers and casual users alike should take a gander at the...

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16 July 2014

A solid all-rounder, but we'll stick with last year's model for now...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 June 2014 by Hondo3
Hondo3 would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS (Verified Purchase)

It's a very good feeling when, after buying something, you can't imagine a time when you'll need to upgrade. That's exactly the feeling I have after getting comfortable with this camera. The... Read more…

Reviewed 18 June 2014 by Hopester526
Hopester526 would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS (Verified Purchase)

I was very pleased to use this camera! I had an SD450 that I've been using for the past several years, which is now out of date. I really like that the functionality between Power Shot models is... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by BT
(Verified Purchase)

Got a used one from Amazon Warehouse. Worked ok initially but on the first trip it stopped working (files saved on memory card seem to be corrupted so cannot view them on the camera or on any... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Mr. Philip Terry
(Verified Purchase)

I love the compact nature of this pocket camera - and its superb quality (good rapid focussing, very clear images). I do miss an optical viewfinder - its not always possible to frame the view with... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by A. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful upgrade to my camera? - I love it!

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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