Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 70D

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

123

Canon EOS 70D

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,300 body only

$2,844 with 50mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$555 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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