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Canon EOS 70D

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 22.5 x 15 mm
  • 20 megapixels
  • 5472;3648 px
  • Canon EF-S;Canon EF
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Touch;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
  • yes
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Canon EOS 70D Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-C
Sensor size22.5 x 15 mm
Sensor photo detectors21 megapixels
Effective pixels20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution5472, 3648
Other resolutions3468x2432, 2736x1824, 1920x1280, 720x480, 4864x3648, 3248x2432, 2432x1824, 1696x1280, 640x480, 5472x3072, 3468x2048, 2736x1536, 1920x1080, 720x408, 3648x3648, 2432x2432, 1824x1824, 1280x1280, 480x480
ProcessorDIGIC 5+

Image

ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum12800
Boosted ISO maximum25600
White balance presets6
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountCanon EF-S, Canon EF
Magnification (Crop factor)1.6 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Flash
Contrast autofocus
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier1.6×
Autofocus
Contrast Detect , Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points19
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)19
Image stabiliserLens based only
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen typeClear View II TFT LCD
Screen size3 in
Screen dots1040000
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder
Optical
Viewfinder coverage98 %
Viewfinder magnification0.95 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures2
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2
AE frames2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Yes
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
External flash connectionHot shoe, PC terminal
Built-in flash
Flash range472.44 in
External flash
Continuous drive7.0 fps
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Flash modesAuto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10
Speed (JPEG)7 fps
Speed (RAW)7 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Supported file formatsH.264
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording

Dimensions

Body typeMid-size SLR
Body materialPlastic
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.66 lb
Width5.47 in
Height4.09 in
Length3.11 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system

Storage

Dual memory card slots
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC

Power

Battery Life (CIPA)920
Battery typeLi-Ion

Connectivity

USB version2.0
HDMI
yes
WirelessBuilt-In
Remote control
NFC
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Firewire

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording

Canon EOS 70D Online reviews

Canon EOS 70D Review | PhotographyBLOG
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