The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Features a Powerful 65x Fixed Lens Zoom with DSLR-style Looks and True Portability
Capture special moments in stunning style with the PowerShot SX70 HS, the top of Canon's bridge range, with DSLR looks and cutting-edge tech.
Go Far and Beyond. With its incredible 65x Optical Zoom, image stabilization of up to 5 stops and 4K video recording, the PowerShot SX70 HS camera has you covered. From fun-filled family moments to once-in-a-lifetime travels and adventures, capture everything including faraway sights, ultra-wide vistas and spectacular, frame-filling, close-up macro shots like never before with a PowerShot SX-series camera. A bright and detailed electronic viewfinder combined with intuitive controls enable you to capture incredible moments as the opportunity presents itself.
- Powerful 65x optical zoom
- 20.3 Megapixel* CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor
- 4K video and 4K time-lapse movie
- Built-in 0.39-type OLED EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots
- Built-in Wi-Fi®** and Bluetooth®*** for quick and easy sharing
- Image stabilization of up to 5 stops for excellent performance
- High-speed continuous shooting at up to 10 fps
- Zoom Framing Assist
- EOS interchangeable lens camera-like user interface design
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
** Compatible with iOS® versions 9.3/10.3/11.2, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
*** Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (Android™ version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen. or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.1 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 2.2.20. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.
Powerful Optical Zoom
The PowerShot SX70 HS's 65x zoom extends to an impressive 2730mm equivalent focal length with Canon's ZoomPlus functionality, ideal for capturing distant scenes from afar. With a focal length of this strength, the camera is well equipped to capture everything from a concert, graduation ceremony or even the details on a distant plane. The 0cm macro mode enables users to focus on objects that are virtually touching the lens, ideal for capturing the intricate detail of a watch face, plate of food or wild flowers in bloom. The Zoom Frame Assist Lock function helps maintain framing when taking super-telephoto images, suitable for capturing fast-moving sports or wildlife.
DIGIC 8 Processor
The power of the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS lays with the cutting-edge and superfast DIGIC 8 processor, which produces high resolution images, 4K Ultra High Definition video and a continuous shooting speed of 10 fps (frames per second). The autofocus is highly responsive and adaptive, even in low-light and continuous autofocus is possible when shooting at 5.7 fps, allowing spontaneous moments to be captured with ease.
The DIGIC 8 processor also powers the cameras 4K Ultra HD video capabilities, including 4K time-lapse and 4K frame grabs, so stunning landscapes or special memories can be captured and preserved in the highest of resolutions.
The camera's enhanced 20.3MP 1/2.3-type CMOS sensor delivers a 25 per cent increase in resolution, compared to the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS predecessor, the SX60 HS at 16.1MP, bringing a new level of detail and vividness to images. This sensor upgrade also means that large photo prints look beautiful when taken on the camera, doing justice to precious family memories as they take pride-of-place on the wall.
4K and RAW Formats
Access professional editing techniques with stills in RAW or compact RAW format. In addition to sharp JPEGs, the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS can capture images in RAW or compact RAW format, opening a world of professional post-production techniques, providing limitless ways to impress with optimized photographs.
Fast, Accurate Autofocus
The PowerShot SX70 HS's reliable autofocus makes separating background and foreground easy. Continuous autofocus option to capture fleeting moments in detail.
Back up images immediately using the Auto Image Transfer function*. Remote Live View allows you to shoot, see the camera's view and access settings via a mobile.
* Equipped with Bluetooth® low energy technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Canon Inc. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
|Product||PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera w/ Built-in Flash|
|Type||Compact digital still camera|
|Pixels||Effective pixels: 20.3 Megapixels approx.|
|Sensor Size||1 / 2.3 in.|
|Total Pixels||21.1 million (approx.)|
|Image Size (pixels)||N/A|
|Lens||65x optical Canon zoom lens|
|Lens Focal Length||3.8~247mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 21~1,365mm (35mm film equivalent)|
|Digital Zoom||Approx. 4x|
|Vibration Reduction||Optical Image Stabilizer|
|Aperture||Maximum Aperture: f/3.4 (W), f/6.5 (T)|
|Autofocus (AF)||TTL Autofocus|
|Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection||N/A|
|Focus Range||[W]: Approx. 0cm to infinity
[T]: Approx. 1.8m to infinity
Macro mode: Approx. 0 to 50cm
|Viewfinder||Electronic viewfinder (approx. 2,360,000 dots)|
|Monitor Size||3.0 in. diagonal|
|Monitor Type||Vari-Angle colour TFT-LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)|
|LCD Coverage||Approx. 100%|
|Storage Media||SD memory card
SDHC memory card
SDXC memory card
UHS-I memory card
|Storage File System||DCF
EXIF 2.31 compliant
|Storage File formats||Still pictures: EXIF 2.31 (DCF2.0)
Movies: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
|Movie||Videos: 4K 3840 x 2160: 29.97 fps
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 119.9 fps, 59.94 fps, 29.97 fps
HD 1280 x 720: 59.94 fps
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto: ISO 100 ~ 800
P: ISO 100 ~ 3200
|Lowest ISO Sensitivity||100|
|Highest ISO Sensitivity||3200|
Center Weighted Average
|Exposure Control||Exposure compensation (±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments)|
|In-Camera Image Editing||N/A|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV in steps of 1/3|
|White Balance||Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, WB Correction|
|Shutter||CMOS electronic shutter|
|Shutter Speed||1/2000 - 1 sec.|
|Top Continuous Shooting Speed||Up to 10 shots per second|
|Continuous Shooting Options||High-speed Continuous Shooting in One-Shot AF mode: Approx. 10.0 shots/sec.
Low-speed Continuous Shooting in One-Shot AF mode: Approx. 3.0 shots/sec.
High-speed Continuous Shooting in Servo AF mode: Approx. 5.7 shots/sec.
Low-speed Continuous Shooting in Servo AF mode: Approx. 3.0 shots/sec.
Continuous shooting speed may become slower due to the following factors: Tv value, Av value, subject conditions, shooting environment, use of flash, ISO speed, zoom position.
|Self-timer||Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom|
|Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)||[W]: 50cm to 5m
[T]: 2.0 to 2.5m
|Built-in Flash Control||Auto, On, Slow Sync, Off|
|Interface||Hi-speed USB (micro)|
|HDMI Output||HDMI (Type D)|
|I/O terminal||Digital I/O (USB)|
|Wireless Control||Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth|
|Smart Device App Connectivity||Direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers|
|Power Sources||Battery Charger LC-E12|
|Battery / Batteries||Rechargeable Li-ion battery pack LP-E12|
|Battery Life (shots per charge)||
Still pictures (CIPA compliant):
Movies (CIPA compliant): Approx. 85 min.
|Playback Time||Approx. 6 hrs.|
|Operating Temperature||32~104°F (0~40°C)|
|Dimensions and Weight|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||Approx. 127.0 x 90.9 x 116.6mm (5" x 3.58" x 4.59")|
|Weight||Approx. 608g / 1.34 lb (CIPA standard)
Approx. 576g / 1.27 lb (body only)
- Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera
- Battery Pack LP-E12
- Battery Charger LC-E12
- Lens Cap (with Strap)
- Neck Strap NS-DC11
- Instruction Manuals