Canon EOS 70D

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Canon EOS 70D

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Canon EOS 7D MII

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Canon EOS 7D MII

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D MII

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
True resolution
High true resolution
24 MP
Light sensitivity
High ISO
25,600 ISO
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 70D

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder 0.59x vs 0.38x
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Around 2.5x larger viewfinder
Color depth Better color depth 22.5 bits vs 22 bits
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Distinguishes 0.5 more bits of color
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality 68.0 vs 66.0
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Almost the same
Built-in flash Built-in flash Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Size Smaller 145x106x79 mm vs 152x116x76 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Canon 7D MII

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Focus points Many more focus points 61 vs 19
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Set focus accurately within the frame
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
True resolution Higher true resolution 24 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The 7D MII's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.7 EV vs 11.6 EV
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0.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage 100% vs 98%
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Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 3" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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        similarities

        Compared to recent DSLRs

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Lens availability Many lenses available Help
        197 lenses
        Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
        Shoot in extreme weather
        Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
        Pentaprism
        Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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        Sensor size Very small sensors Help
        70D:APS-C 22.5x15.0mm
        7D MII:APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
        Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
        70D:11.6 EV
        7D MII:11.7 EV
        Overall image quality Low image quality Help
        70D:68.0
        7D MII:66.0
        Color depth Poor color depth Help
        70D:22.5 bits
        7D MII:22 bits
        Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
        70D:926 ISO
        7D MII:854 ISO

        Compared to recent pro DSLRs

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
        70D:0.59x
        7D MII:0.38x

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        competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon EOS 7D

        Canon EOS 7D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,299 body only

        $1,599 - $1,799 with 18-135mm lens

        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Autofocus Lacks autofocus
        Nikon D7100

        Nikon D7100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,147 body only

        $1,447 - $1,470 with 18-140mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Autofocus Users slower contrast detection autofocus
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Canon EOS 60D

        Canon EOS 60D

        Pro DSLR

        $699 - $871 body only

        $999 - $1,150 with 18-135mm lens

        Thickness Is thicker
        Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
        Canon EOS 6D

        Canon EOS 6D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,690 - $1,899 body only

        $2,385 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

        Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $599 body only

        $749 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $720 - $747 body only

        $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Lens focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Canon EOS 5D Mark III

        Canon EOS 5D Mark III

        Pro DSLR

        $3,399 body only

        $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

        Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon EOS 70D Competitors

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        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 70D.

        Canon EOS 7D MII Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 7D MII.

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