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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 Mpx
Effective pixels20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
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
Maximum image resolution5472, 3648
White balance presets6
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Halogen, Shade, Tungsten
Custom white balance
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAW
Photo effectsBlack&White, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization type
Supported aspect ratios1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAW
HDR
AEB/HDR support

Optics and focus

Lens mountCanon EF
Optical zoom10 x
Digital zoom10 x
Magnification (Crop factor)1.6 x
Maximum aperture22
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Flash
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
Brightness adjustment
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier1.6×
AutofocusFace detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points19
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)19
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter2.28 in
Phase detection autofocus

Screen and viewfinder

Screen size3.03 in
Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen technologyLCD
Display aspect ratio3:2
Screen dots1040000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
ViewfinderElectronic
Viewfinder coverage98 %
Viewfinder magnification0.95 x
Dioptre correction
Diopter adjustment (D-D)3, 1
Eye relief0.87 in
Separate info display
Flip-out screen
Second display

Photography features

Shooting modesAperture priority, Auto, Manual, Program
Camera shutter typeMechanical
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Number of exposures2
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2
Continuous shooting
Self-timer delay2, 10
Histogram
AE frames2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Yes
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
Built-in flash
Flash range472.44 in
Flash modesFlash OFF, Redeye Reduction
External flash connectionHot shoe
External flash
Continuous drive7.0 fps
Scene modes
Close-up , Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
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
Video recording
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeHD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Camera playbackSlide show
Video recording limit80 min.
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate60 fps

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Built-in speakers
Speaker typeMono
Voice recording
Audio systemStereo
Supported audio file formatsLPCM
Wind filter
Noise reduction

Design

Body typeSLR
Body materialAluminium, Polycarbonate
Colour of productBlack
Anti-dust system
Environmentally sealed

Dimensions

Weight0.90 lb
Width5.50 in
Height4.11 in
Depth3.09 in

Storage

Compatible memory cardsEye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Dual memory card slots
Memory slots1
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3

Power

Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)920
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity1800 mAh
Battery level indicator
Battery voltage7.4 V
Number of batteries supported1
AC adapter includedY

Connectivity

HDMI
yes
HDMI ports quantity1
HDMI connector typeMini
USB connector typeMini-USB B
USB version1.0
Microphone port
WirelessBuilt-In
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
DC-in jack
Remote control
Smartphone remote support
PictBridge
NFC
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Bluetooth
Firewire

Other features

Timelapse recording
GPS
Orientation sensor
Electronic compass
Energy Star certified
Languages support
ARA, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Tripod mounting supported
Image editing modesResizing

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