• APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 36.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 819,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • Pentax K-1 II
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Predecessor: Canon 60D
60D vs 70D
Pentax K-1
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Successor: Canon 80D
70D vs 80D
 
General
Model Number: 70D K-1 II
Alternate Model Number(s):   K-1 Mark II
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1550.00 $1999.95
Street Price: $901.50 $1,896.95
Date Available: 2013-09-15 2018-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,233 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
35.6 oz (1,010 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
(139 x 104 x 79 mm)
5.4 x 4.3 x 3.4 in.
(137 x 110 x 86 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 36.4
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.11 microns 4.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Optional
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 68  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.6  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 926  
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, Other),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3072 (16.8 MP, 16:9),
3468 x 2048 (7.1 MP, Other),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
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)
7360 x 4912 (36.2 MP, 3:2),
5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.7 4.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3)
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM HD PENTAX-D FA 28-105mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216mm 28 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 135mm 28 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x 3.75x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele) f/3.5 - 22(W) to f/5.6 - 32(T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 62.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 3-10x available during movie recording only  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 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 TTL Phase-detection AF: SAFOX 12, 33 point (25 cross type focus points in the center), Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (33 AF points)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 98% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x mag., Eyepoint: 20.6mm (from the view window) / 21.7mm (from the center of lens), -3.5 to +1.2 diopter, Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.59x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x 0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 819200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12800 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 25600 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K Auto, Multi Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE, Manual (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature (up to 3 settings)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (7.7%), Spot (3.0%) TTL open-aperture: Multi-segment with 86K-pixel RGB sensor, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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) Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority; Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome; HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3; Pixel Shift Resolution (On/Off); Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record, Star Stream
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: No 36.2 megapixels
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash P-TTL; Modes available depends on external flash mounted
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. n/a
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 n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync socket
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, IR wireless or Wi-Fi Optional wired, IR wireless or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 2.0 Micro B, DC input, wired remote jack, 3.5mm external stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.40
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.33  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.32 0.38
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 6.7 4.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 65 77
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.7 4.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 17
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.7 4.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.08 seconds 0.10 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.65 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.059 seconds 0.328 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.075 seconds 0.087 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.16 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.059 seconds 0.086 seconds
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 Live View Prefocused shutter lag with e-shutter = 0.670s
Startup Time: 0.7 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds 0.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 210 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 920 shots 670 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary D-LI90
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary D-LI90 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,) Software CD-ROM includes Digital Camera Utility 5
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.