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Canon 70D vs SX30

The Canon EOS 70D and the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in July 2013 and September 2010. The 70D is a DSLR, while the SX30 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on an APS-C (70D) and a 1/2.3-inch (SX30) sensor. The 70D has a resolution of 20 megapixels, whereas the SX30 provides 14 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon 70D versus Canon SX30
Canon 70D Canon SX30
Digital single lens reflex Fixed lens compact camera
Canon EF mount lenses 24-840mm f/2.7-5.8
20 MP, APS-C Sensor 14 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor
1080/30p Video 720/30p Video
ISO 100-12,800 (100 - 25,600) ISO 100-1,600 (100 - 6,400)
Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder (202k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 2.7 LCD, 230k dots
Swivel touchscreen Swivel screen (not touch-sensitive)
7 shutter flaps per second 0.6 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
920 shots per battery charge370 shots per battery charge
139 x 104 x 79 mm, 755 g 123 x 92 x 108 mm, 601 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS 70D and the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Canon 70D and the Canon SX30 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon 70D vs Canon SX30
Compare 70D versus SX30 top
Comparison 70D or SX30 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Canon SX30 is notably smaller (22 percent) than the Canon 70D. It is worth mentioning in this context that the 70D is splash and dust resistant, while the SX30 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the SX30 has a lens built in, whereas the 70D is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the 70D and their specifications in the Canon EF Lens Catalog.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 70D 139 mm 104 mm 79 mm 755 g 920 Y Jul 2013 1,199i
2.
 
Canon SX30 123 mm 92 mm 108 mm 601 g 370 n Sep 2010 429i
3.
 
Canon 80D 139 mm 105 mm 79 mm 730 g 960 Y Feb 2016 1,199i
4.
 
Canon G3 X 123 mm 77 mm 105 mm 733 g 300 Y Jun 2015 999 i
5.
 
Canon 7D II 149 mm 112 mm 78 mm 910 g 670 Y Sep 2014 1,799 i
6.
 
Canon 6D 145 mm 111 mm 71 mm 770 g 1090 Y Sep 2012 2,099i
7.
 
Canon SX50 123 mm 87 mm 106 mm 595 g 315 n Sep 2012 429i
8.
 
Canon SX40 123 mm 92 mm 108 mm 600 g 380 n Sep 2011 429i
9.
 
Canon 1100D 130 mm 100 mm 78 mm 495 g 700 n Feb 2011 449i
10.
 
Canon 60D 145 mm 106 mm 79 mm 755 g 1100 Y Aug 2010 1,399i
11.
 
Canon SX20 123 mm 88 mm 87 mm 600 g .. n Aug 2009 399i
12.
 
Canon 7D 148 mm 111 mm 74 mm 860 g 800 Y Sep 2009 1,699i
13.
 
Canon 50D 146 mm 108 mm 74 mm 822 g 800 Y Aug 2008 1,299i
14.
 
Nikon D7100 136 mm 107 mm 76 mm 765 g 950 Y Feb 2013 1,199i
15.
 
Panasonic FZ100 124 mm 82 mm 92 mm 540 g 410 n Jul 2010 499i
16.
 
Sony RX10 II 129 mm 88 mm 102 mm 813 g 400 Y Jun 2015 1,299i
17.
 
Sony RX10 129 mm 88 mm 102 mm 813 g 420 Y Oct 2013 1,299i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The SX30 was launched at a lower price than the 70D, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon 70D features an APS-C sensor and the Canon SX30 a 1/2.3-inch sensor. The sensor area in the SX30 is 92 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.6 and 5.6. The sensor in the 70D has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the SX30 offers a 4:3 aspect.

In terms of chip-set technology, the 70D uses a more advanced image processing engine (DIGIC 5+) than the SX30 (DIGIC 4), with benefits for noise reduction, color accuracy, and processing speed.

Canon 70D and Canon SX30 sensor measures

With 20MP, the 70D offers a higher resolution than the SX30 (14MP), but the 70D nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.11μm versus 1.41μm for the SX30) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the 70D is a much more recent model (by 2 years and 9 months) than the SX30, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the SX30 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon 70D implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the 70D for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon SX30 are 21.6 x 16.2 inches or 54.9 x 41.1 cm for good quality, 17.3 x 13 inches or 43.9 x 32.9 cm for very good quality, and 14.4 x 10.8 inches or 36.6 x 27.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

The 70D has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS 70D has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 12800, which can be extended to ISO 100-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS are ISO 100 to ISO 1600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-6400.

70D versus SX30 MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon 70D APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/30p22.511.692668
2.
 
Canon SX30 1/2.3 14.0 4320 3240720/30p........
3.
 
Canon 80D APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.2113579
4.
 
Canon G3 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.412.352163
5.
 
Canon 7D II APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.411.8108270
6.
 
Canon 6D Full Frame 20.0 5472 36481080/30p23.812.1234082
7.
 
Canon SX50 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/24p20.311.217947
8.
 
Canon SX40 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/24p........
9.
 
Canon 1100D APS-C 12.2 4272 2848720/30p21.911.075562
10.
 
Canon 60D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p22.211.581366
11.
 
Canon SX20 1/2.3 12.0 4000 3000720/30p........
12.
 
Canon 7D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p22.011.785466
13.
 
Canon 50D APS-C 15.1 4752 3168none21.811.469663
14.
 
Nikon D7100 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.213.7125683
15.
 
Panasonic FZ100 1/2.3 14.0 4320 32401080/60i........
16.
 
Sony RX10 II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p23.012.653170
17.
 
Sony RX10 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.912.647469

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the 70D provides a higher video resolution than the SX30. It can shoot video footage at 1080/30p, while the SX30 is limited to 720/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. For example, the SX30 has an electronic viewfinder (202k dots), while the 70D has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Canon 70D and Canon SX30 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon 70Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
2.
 
Canon SX30202 n 2.7 230 swivel n 1/3200s 0.6 Y Y
3.
 
Canon 80Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
4.
 
Canon G3 Xoptional n 3.2 1620 tilting Y 1/2000s 5.9 Y Y
5.
 
Canon 7D IIoptical Y 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 10.0 Y n
6.
 
Canon 6Doptical Y 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 4.5 n n
7.
 
Canon SX50202 n 3.0 461 swivel n 1/2000s 2.2 Y Y
8.
 
Canon SX40202 n 2.7 230 swivel n 1/3200s 10.3 Y Y
9.
 
Canon 1100Doptical n 2.7 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
10.
 
Canon 60Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel n 1/8000s 5.3 Y n
11.
 
Canon SX20202 n 2.5 230 swivel n 1/3200s 0.7 Y Y
12.
 
Canon 7Doptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 8.0 Y n
13.
 
Canon 50Doptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 6.3 Y n
14.
 
Nikon D7100optical Y 3.2 1229 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
15.
 
Panasonic FZ100202 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/2000s 11.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony RX10 II2359 Y 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/3200s 14.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony RX101440 Y 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/3200s 10.0 Y Y

One feature that is present on the 70D, but is missing on the SX30 is a top-level LCD. While being, of course, smaller than the rear screen, the control panel conveys some of the essential shooting information and can be convenient for quick and easy settings verification.

The 70D has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the SX30 does not have a selfie-screen.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the 70D and the SX30 write their files to SDXC cards. The 70D supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the SX30 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS 70D and Canon PowerShot SX30 IS and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon 70DYstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
2.
 
Canon SX30Ystereomono--YES2.0---
3.
 
Canon 80DYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
4.
 
Canon G3 XYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
5.
 
Canon 7D IIYstereomonoYYmini3.0---
6.
 
Canon 6DYmonomonoY-mini2.0Y--
7.
 
Canon SX50Ystereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Canon SX40Ystereomono--YES2.0---
9.
 
Canon 1100DYstereomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Canon 60DYmonomonoY-mini2.0---
11.
 
Canon SX20Ystereomono--YES2.0---
12.
 
Canon 7DYmono-Y-mini2.0---
13.
 
Canon 50DY----mini2.0---
14.
 
Nikon D7100YstereomonoYYmini2.0---
15.
 
Panasonic FZ100Ystereomono--mini2.0---
16.
 
Sony RX10 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony RX10YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-

It is notable that the 70D has a microphone port, which is missing on the SX30. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

Both the 70D and the SX30 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The SX30 was replaced by the Canon SX40, while the 70D was followed by the Canon 80D. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon website.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Which of the two cameras – the Canon 70D or the Canon SX30 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.


Advantages of the Canon EOS 70D:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (20 vs 14MP) with a 22% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better jpgs: Has a more modern image processing engine (DIGIC 5+ vs DIGIC 4).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (1080/30p vs 720/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Easier setting verification: Features an LCD display on top to control shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.7") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 230k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/3200s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (7 vs 0.6 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More flexible: Can take a variety of interchangeable lenses, including specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (920 versus 370) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More modern: Reflects 2 years and 9 months of technical progress since the SX30 launch.


Reasons to prefer the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • Ready to shoot: Comes with an integrated lens, while the 70D requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (123x92mm vs 139x104mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the 70D).
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in September 2010).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the 70D is the clear winner of the match-up (24 : 8 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

70D 24:08 SX30

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon 70D and the Canon SX30 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera and Best Superzoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the 70D or the SX30. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 70D5/5+ +83/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2013 1,199i
2.
 
Canon SX303/5+ +..3.5/54/5 Sep 2010 429i
3.
 
Canon 80D4/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 1,199i
4.
 
Canon G3 X3.5/5+..4.5/54/5 Jun 2015 999 i
5.
 
Canon 7D II4.5/5+84/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2014 1,799 i
6.
 
Canon 6D5/5+ +83/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,099i
7.
 
Canon SX503/5+ +72/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 429i
8.
 
Canon SX40..+..4.5/54/5 Sep 2011 429i
9.
 
Canon 1100D..80/10069/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2011 449i
10.
 
Canon 60D5/5+79/1004/54.5/5 Aug 2010 1,399i
11.
 
Canon SX20..+ +73/100..4/5 Aug 2009 399i
12.
 
Canon 7D5/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2009 1,699i
13.
 
Canon 50D..+ ++ +4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2008 1,299i
14.
 
Nikon D71005/5+ +85/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2013 1,199i
15.
 
Panasonic FZ100..+..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2010 499i
16.
 
Sony RX10 II5/5+ +82/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2015 1,299i
17.
 
Sony RX105/5+80/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2013 1,299i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon 70D vs Canon SX30

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon 70D Canon SX30
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Canon EF mount lenses 24-840mm f/2.7-5.8
    Launch Date July 2013 September 2010
    Launch Price USD 1,199 USD 429
    Sensor Specs Canon 70D Canon SX30
    Sensor Technology CMOS CCD
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.5 x 15.0 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 337.5 mm2 28.0735 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 27 mm 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 20 Megapixels 14 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels 4320 x 3240 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.11 μm 1.41 μm
    Pixel Density 5.91 MP/cm2 49.86 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 1080/30p Video 720/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 1,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 25,600 ISO 100 - 6,400 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 5+ DIGIC 4
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 68 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 22.5 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 11.6 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 926 ..
    Screen Specs Canon 70D Canon SX30
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 98% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.59x
    Viewfinder Resolution 202k dots
    Top-Level Screen Control Panel no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 2.7inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 230k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon 70D Canon SX30
    Focus System Phase-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Continuous Shooting 7 shutter flaps/s 0.6 shutter flaps/s
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash Build-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I no
    Connectivity Specs Canon 70D Canon SX30
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI YES HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Body Specs Canon 70D Canon SX30
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type LP-E6 NB-7L
    Battery Life (CIPA)920 shots per charge370 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 139 x 104 x 79 mm
    (5.5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in)
    123 x 92 x 108 mm
    (4.8 x 3.6 x 4.3 in)
    Camera Weight 755 g (26.6 oz) 601 g (21.2 oz)

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