Summary Canon 70D

Prices Price
Body only $1,099 - $1,155 With 18-55mm lens $200 - $1,249
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range #2 of 2 Among similar cameras #6 of 8
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size Help APS-C 22.5x15.0mm Screen resolution Help 1,040k dots
Megapixels Help 20 MP Movie format Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size Help 3.0" Light sensitivity Help 12,800 ISO
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Pros

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The Canon 70D vs other recent DSLRs

Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Autofocus Phase detection video autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Popularity Very popular Help
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Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Lens availability More lenses available Help
197 lenses
Shutter lag Incredible shutter lag Help
75 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Cross type focus points Many cross-type focus points Help
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The Canon 70D vs other recent pro DSLRs

Size Quite small Help
Professional size 145x106x79 mm
Weight Light Help
755 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$199.95
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

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The Canon 70D vs other recent DSLRs

Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.6 EV
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
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The Canon 70D vs other recent pro DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
926 ISO
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
68.0
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
3.0"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.59x
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
20 MP
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
98%
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Color depth Less color depth Help
22.5 bits
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
700 ms startup delay
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
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Sensor size Small sensor Help
APS-C 22.5x15.0mm
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
25,600 ISO
Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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DUMBNOCHECKREPORTS (1:35 PM, July 22, 2014)
IT IS NOT WEATHER SEALED AS I REPORTED
 
Avatar for Brian C. Rosal Brian C. Rosal (2:20 AM, March 23, 2014)
I have a 70D and it is really an excellent camera.. I have tested it in most of my videos and it works well it can manage to give you a less noisy video in ISO 5000 in low light. I was a Nikon before in photos... now in 70D it can produce quality images...but depending on the type of lens you are using, example i was using 18-200mm lens and getting sharp images in 100-200mm point is a bit hard to achieve,, but with prime lenses it gives you cool results.

my sample video using 70D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyxlHQe1xfw
 
Avatar for Soangkearith Ty Soangkearith Ty (7:22 AM, March 14, 2014)
Thinking and want to know more about 70D. Anyone could recommend me which website to learn about this 70D.
 
Jacques (4:30 PM, October 15, 2013)
Follow this link for an explanation on this camera's autofocus system.
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/standard_display/daf
 
Jacques (4:25 PM, October 15, 2013)
Your statement about the autofocus is completely wrong. This camera probably has the most advanced phase detection autofocus for fast focusing in video mode available today.
 
tracy webb (6:55 AM, July 07, 2013)
The t5i noise is not that bad but with the new sensor on the 70D will be a big success : )
 
Avatar for Quazi Ahmed Hussain Quazi Ahmed Hussain (6:58 AM, March 30, 2013)
Small sensor with enormous megapixels will definitely produce unacceptable noise.
 
Avatar for Wasi Zaman Wasi Zaman (7:18 PM, March 24, 2013)
Waiting for the full fill details about 70D...
Please give proper details as soon as possible...