Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 70D

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

122

Canon EOS 70D

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,815 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
75 ms shutter lag

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 - $1,029 body only

$1,399 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,949 - $3,099 body only

$3,399 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,195 with 18-135mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lens availability More lenses available
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

$599 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,195 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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