• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot N
  • Canon EOS 70D
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Predecessor:   Canon 60D
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Successor: Canon N2
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General
Model Number: N 70D
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $299.99 $1550.00
Street Price: $129.00 $876.50
Date Available: 2013-04-15 2013-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.9 oz (195 g)
includes batteries
43.5 oz (1,233 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.1 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(79 x 60 x 29 mm)
5.5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
(139 x 104 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 20.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 4.11 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
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: 4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.3 6.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM) MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a Yes
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 224mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 40mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 8.00x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (W) / f/5.9 (T) - ?? f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 3-10x available during movie recording only
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection 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 Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 98% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.59x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.95x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.8 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, 100 - 12800 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center) 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (7.7%), Spot (3.0%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Shot, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Slow Motion Movie 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: 2, 10, Custom seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: LED flash (also functions as video light); Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: TBA 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: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM) MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional wired, IR wireless or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Built-in Wi-Fi Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
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
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.3 6.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   65
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   6.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   6.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   7
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.08 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
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.075 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.059 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
Startup Time:   0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 1.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 200 shots 210 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   920 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-9L Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-9L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM 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 Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 8x lens with Intelligent IS, 2.8-inch tilting touchpanel LCD, DIGIC 5 processor, Full HD 1080p movies, Built-in Wi-Fi, 58 scene Smart Auto, new Creative Shot mode. Available in black or white. 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.