• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Panasonic ZS70 advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Less expensive
    $348* vs $1899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 74 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 6.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Panasonic ZS70

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.67 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1200 vs 380 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.71x vs 0.46x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    26.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great vari-angle touchscreen; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive performance for its class.

  • Disappointing dynamic range; No 4K video; Optical viewfinder comes up short; Narrow AF point coverage through viewfinder.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D610

Panasonic ZS70
Nikon D610
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D610
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More dynamic range

Compared to Nikon D750

Panasonic ZS70
Nikon D750
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D750
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • More dynamic range
  • Internal flash

Compared to Panasonic ZS60

Panasonic ZS70
Panasonic ZS60
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $354
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
Canon 6D Mark II
Panasonic ZS60
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $354
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon A900

Panasonic ZS70
Nikon A900
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • NFC
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon A900
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon SX730 HS

Panasonic ZS70
Canon SX730 HS
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon 6D Mark II
Canon SX730 HS
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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