Canon EOS 60D vs Canon EOS 70D

5.69 in
4.17 in
Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera
vs
5.5 in
4.11 in
Canon EOS 70D Digital Camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Image sensor format
APS-C
APS-C
Sensor size
22.3, 14.9
22.5, 15
Sensor photo detectors
19 Mpx
21 Mpx
Effective pixels
18 Mpx
20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
Max resolution
5184, 3456
5472, 3648
Other resolutions
5184x2912, 4608x3456, 3456x3456, 3456x2304, 3456x1944, 3072x2304 , 2592x1456, 2592x1728, 2304x1728, 2304x2304, 1920x1280, 1920x1080, 1728x1728, 1696x1280, 1280x1280, 720x480 , 720x400, 640x480, 480x480
3468x2432, 2736x1824, 1920x1280, 720x480, 4864x3648, 3248x2432, 2432x1824, 1696x1280, 640x480, 5472x3072, 3468x2048, 2736x1536, 1920x1080, 720x408, 3648x3648, 2432x2432, 1824x1824, 1280x1280, 480x480
Processor
DIGIC 4+
DIGIC 5+

Image

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
ISO Auto
yesyes
yesyes
ISO minimum
80
100
ISO maximum
6400
12800
Boosted ISO maximum
12800
25600
Maximum image resolution
5184, 3456
5472, 3648
White balance presets
6
6
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Halogen, Shade, Tungsten
Custom white balance
yesyes
yesyes
Supported image file formats
JPG, RAW
JPG, RAW
Photo effects
Black&White
Black&White, Vivid
Image stabilizer
yesyes
nono
Image stabilization type
nono
nono
Supported aspect ratios
3:2
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
HDR
nono
yesyes
AEB/HDR support
yesyes
yesyes

Optics and focus

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Lens mount
Canon EF-S
Canon EF
Optical zoom
7.5 x
10 x
Digital zoom
10 x
10 x
Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
1.6 x
Maximum aperture
3.5
22
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Flash
Flash
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Brightness adjustment
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus in recording mode
yesyes
yesyes
Focal length multiplier
1.6×
1.6×
Autofocus
Single Auto Focus
Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
yesyes
yesyes
Manual focus
yesyes
yesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
Auto, Manual
Auto
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yesyes
yesyes
Number of focus points
9
19
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
9
19
Image stabiliser
Lens based only
Lens based only
Filter diameter
2.64 in
2.28 in
Phase detection autofocus
yesyes
yesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Screen size
3.00 in
3.03 in
Articulated LCD
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Screen technology
LCD TFT
LCD
Display aspect ratio
3:2
3:2
Screen dots
1040000
1040000
Touch screen
nono
yesyes
Field of view
96 %
100 %
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
Viewfinder
Electronic
Electronic
Viewfinder coverage
96 %
98 %
Viewfinder magnification
0.95 x
0.95 x
Dioptre correction
yesyes
yesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
3, 1
3, 1
Eye relief
0.87 in
0.87 in
Separate info display
yesyes
yesyes
Second display
nono
nono

Photography features

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Shooting modes
Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Shutter priority
Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Program
Camera shutter type
Mechanical
Mechanical
Minimum shutter speed
30 s
30 s
Maximum shutter speed
1/8000 s
1/8000 s
Shutter priority
yesyes
yesyes
Aperture priority
yesyes
yesyes
Manual exposure mode
yesyes
yesyes
Number of exposures
3
2
Exposure compensation plus
5
5
Exposure compensation minus
-5
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
AE EV steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
Continuous shooting
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay
2, 10
2, 10
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
AE frames
3
2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Yes (max 3 shots)
Yes (max 3 shots)
Subject / scene modes
yesyes
yesyes
Flash sync speed
1/250s
1/250s
Built-in flash
yesyes
yesyes
Flash range
511.81 in
472.44 in
Flash modes
Auto, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction
External flash connection
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
External flash
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous drive
5.3 fps
7.0 fps
Scene modes
Close-up (macro), Night, Portrait, Sports, Landscape (scenery)
Close-up (macro), Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape (scenery)
Self-timer
yesyes
yesyes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Manual settings
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10
Speed (JPEG)
5.3 fps
7 fps
Speed (RAW)
5.3 fps
7 fps
Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 3.0±EV
0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Video recording
nono
yesyes
Recording resolutions
640 x 480 px
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD type
Full HD
HD
Supported video file formats
MOV
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format system
NTSC, PAL
NTSC, PAL
Camera playback
Slide show
Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280x720
1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60 fps
60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate
29.97 fps
60 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Microphone type
Mono
Stereo
Speaker type
Mono
Mono
Voice recording
yesyes
yesyes
Supported audio file formats
PCM
LPCM

Design

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Body type
SLR
SLR
Body material
Aluminium, Glass, Polycarbonate
Aluminium, Polycarbonate
Colour of product
Black
Black
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes
Environmentally sealed
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Weight
1.71 lb
0.90 lb
Width
5.69 in
5.50 in
Height
4.17 in
4.11 in
Depth
4.17 in
3.09 in

Storage

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Compatible memory cards
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Dual memory card slots
yesyes
yesyes
Memory slots
1
1
Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file system
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3, RAW
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Power source type
AC, Battery
Battery
Battery life (CIPA)
1600
920
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery capacity
1100 mAh
1800 mAh
Battery level indicator
yesyes
yesyes
Number of batteries supported
3
1
AC adapter included
Y
Y

Connectivity

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
HDMI
yesyes
yesyes
HDMI ports quantity
1
1
HDMI connector type
Mini
Mini
USB version
2.0
1.0
Microphone port
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless
Eye-Fi Connected
Built-In
DC-in jack
yesyes
yesyes
Remote control
yesyes
yesyes
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
nono
yesyes
Bluetooth
nono
nono
Firewire
nono
nono

Other features

Canon EOS 60DCanon EOS 60DCanon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70D
Timelapse recording
yesyes
yesyes
GPS
nono
nono
Orientation sensor
yesyes
yesyes
Energy Star certified
nono
nono
Languages support
DAN
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Tripod mounting supported
yesyes
yesyes
Image editing modes
Crop, Rotating
Resizing

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