General

Canon EOS 70D Canon EOS 7D
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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$199.95 $999.00
Announced
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March, 2013 September, 2009

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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APS-C 22.5x15.0mm APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
Crop factor
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1.6x 1.6x
Megapixels
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20 MP 17.9 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO 12,800 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20 MP 17.9 MP
Native resolution
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5472 x 3648 5184 x 3456
Pixel size
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16.9 µm² 18.5 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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1,040k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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Yes No
Flips out
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Yes No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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197 lenses 197 lenses
Lens mount
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Canon EF Canon EF

Form factor

Size
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145x106x79 mm 148x111x74 mm
Depth
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3.1" 2.9"
Weight
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755 g 860 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes Yes
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism Pentaprism
Viewfinder size
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0.59x 0.62x
Coverage
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98% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Phase detection None
Continuous focus
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Yes n/a
All formats
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720p @ 50fps
1080p @ 24fps
480p @ 30fps
480p @ 25fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 60fps
1080p @ 25fps
480p @ 25fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 25fps
720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 25fps
720p @ 60fps
480p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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None None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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700 ms 400 ms
Shutter lag
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75 ms 131 ms
Battery life
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920 shots 800 shots
Continuous shooting
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7 fps 8 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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19 19
Cross type focus points
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19 19

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDHC
SD
SDXC
CompactFlash (Type II)
CompactFlash (Type I)

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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68.0 66.0
Color depth
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22.5 bits 22 bits
Dynamic range
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11.6 EV 11.7 EV
Low light performance
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926 ISO 854 ISO
Canon EOS 70D
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