Here we are comparing two Compact cameras from Canon and Sony. Canon SX70 HS was introduced to market in September 2018 and Sony RX10 III was launched in March 2016. As you can see, RX10 III is 2 years older than SX70 HS. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Both cameras have 20.0MP sensors but Canon SX70 HS's sensor is 1/2.3 sized whereas Sony RX10 III has a 1" sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Canon SX70 HS is ranked #9
out of 243 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 61 whereas Sony RX10 III is ranked #6
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 71.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Canon SX70 HS and Sony RX10 III before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon SX70 HS and Sony RX10 III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.