Canon 70D Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 70D 
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General
Model Number: 70D 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1550.00
Street Price: $1476.09
Date Available: 2013-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,233 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
(139 x 104 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 20.9
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.06"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
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 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/24p, 60p/50p, 30p/25p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF, EF-S 
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 
Face Detection: Yes 
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 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
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 AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: 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: No 
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 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 Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless 
Other Connection: Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack 
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: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 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. 

 




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