• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 750.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX710 HS advantages over Fujifilm X70

  • Less expensive
    $289 vs $699
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    750 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Fujifilm X70 advantages over Canon SX710 HS

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 330 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/3200 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Compact camera body; Impressive optical performance; Very good JPEG image quality; Good high ISO performance; Film Simulation modes; Tilting touchscreen display.

  • Inconsistent AF performance; Clunky menus; Shallow buffer depth; Poor video quality; No built-in viewfinder like X100-series.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Canon SX710 HS
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $317
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $429
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X70
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $429
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Canon SX710 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $317
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster shutter
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X70
Panasonic ZS40
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Canon SX710 HS
Ricoh GR II
  • $317
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X70
Ricoh GR II
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Panasonic ZS60

Canon SX710 HS
Panasonic ZS60
  • $317
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X70
Panasonic ZS60
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon SX720 HS

Canon SX710 HS
Canon SX720 HS
  • $317
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X70
Canon SX720 HS
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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