Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 70D

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

92

Canon EOS 70D

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,815 ISO
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 70D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,244 - $1,499 body only

$1,899 with 24-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,190 - $2,499 body only

$2,699 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
True resolution Higher true resolution
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$685 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,100 with 18-140mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Autofocus Slower video autofocus

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