LCD and Viewfinder
Canon SX70 HS has a Fully Articulated 3 LCD screen with a resolution of 922k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon SX70 HS will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
SX70 HS has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Canon SX70 HS can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec
Unfortunately SX70 HS doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Canon SX70 HS features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from. Canon SX70 HS also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon SX70 HS, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p fps with bit rates up to 120 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Canon SX70 HS provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor
which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of SX70 HS.
SX70 HS has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon SX70 HS also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon SX70 HS features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.Canon SX70 HS's Bluetooth
connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our SX70 HS. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect SX70 HS to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon SX70 HS is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 325 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 353 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Canon SX70 HS vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Canon SX70 HS Features Compared to Main Competitors