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Canon EOS 70D Specifications

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Model Name: Canon EOS 70D 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon 60D
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: 70D
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1550.00
Street Price: $999.00
Date Available: 2013-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,233 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
(139 x 104 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.11 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3468 x 2432 (8.4 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3248 x 2432 (7.9 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3072 (16.8 MP, Other),
3468 x 2048 (7.1 MP, Other),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2432 x 2432 (5.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens Thread: 67mm
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 3-10x available during movie recording only
Filter Thread: 67mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 19-points, all cross-type AF points, center dual cross-type point for f/2.8; Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 98% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12800 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (7.7%), Spot (3.0%)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), No Flash, Custom User Setting, High Dynamic Range, Multiple Exposure, Creative Filters (Art Bold, Fish-eye, Water-painting, Grainy Black and White, Soft Focus, Toy Camera and Miniature)
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash
Flash Guide Number: 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent; GN= 12m (39.4 ft.) at ISO 100, works out to about 11.2 feet at f/3.5 and 7 feet at f/5.6
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.33
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): Unlimited
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.28
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 6.73
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 65
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.075
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.075
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.158
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.059
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.121
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Auto Selection AF lag = 0.093s LV: "Quick Mode"(Phase Detect) Single-point AF lag = 0.506s FlexiZone AF, Single-point AF lag = 0.652s Prefocused lag = 0.059s
Startup Time: 0.70
Shutdown Time: 0.40
Play -> Record Time: 0.10
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.70
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 10,274
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 920
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 20.2-megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor, Dual-Pixel CMOS AF system for Live View and movie modes, Full HD 1080p videos at up to 30fps in ALL-I or IPB, DIGIC 5+ image processor, 7fps burst mode, built-in Wi-Fi.