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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Canon PowerShot SX70 HS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the viewfinder and reliability are overall positive. The lens and zoom are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the low light performance and screen. Some have doubts about the image quality and durability.

portability, zoom, lens, reliability, viewfinder

performance, durability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS


The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS captures views ranging from ultra-wide to extreme telephoto. It's a solid camera for wildlife observers, families, and shutterbugs in search of a lightweight bridge model.

65x zoom lens. Vari-angle LCD. Excellent EVF. 10fps bursts. Raw image capture. 4K video with mic input. Wi-Fi. Strong ergonomics.

Not great in dim light. Omits accessory shoe and 24fps video. 4K not available in all modes. Not a good choice for fast action.

Bottom Line: The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS captures views ranging from ultra-wide to extreme telephoto. It's a solid camera for wildlife observers, families, and shutterbugs in search of a lightweight bridge model.

May, 2019

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Canon Powershot SX70 HS review


A bridge camera well suited to snapping your travels

65x zoom lens ; Manual control ; Raw format shooting ; Good viewfinder

Screen not touch-sensitive ; low light shooting poor ; Detail not great at wide-angle

A well-featured and solid bridge camera that makes sense as a travel camera – just don’t rely on it for low light

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Matt Golowczynski (

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS review


Feature-filled superzoom with grand aspirations

Great zoom range with 21mm (equiv.) start ; Lovely handling ; Effective image stabilisation ; Decent 4K video results ; Lightweight body ; Competent AF system

No touchscreen ; Build quality feels cheap ; Wideangle performance isn’t great ; Lack of slow-motion video options ; Styles not possible in raw ; No USB charging

With a 1/2.3-inch sensor at its heart, only so much should be expected of the SX70 HS’s image quality. That said, pleasing results at mid-range focal lengths, together with a lovely electronic viewfinder, effective image stabilisation, good autofocus...

Jun, 2019

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Canon SX70 Review


After almost four years on the market, Canon has announced the successor to the popular SX60 superzoom, in the aptly named Canon PowerShot SX70 HS. The SX70 boasts the same 21 - 1,365mm equivalent 65x optical zoom lens as its predecessor, however...

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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS bridge camera review

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The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS promises to rival DSLRs, bringing a huge zoom, RAW support, 4k video as well as RAW format in a portable and compact body - with the added bonus of not having to change lenses. But is this camera truly versatile, and does it...

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (

Canon Powershot SX70 HS Hands-On Photos


We go hands-on with the new Canon Powershot SX70 HS, 65x optical zoom bridge camera.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Antonio Mira (

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS, cámara bridge con zoom óptico 65x y vídeo 4K


La nueva Canon PowerShot SX70 HS es una cámara bridge que incorpora un zoom óptico 65x, sensor de 20,3 megapíxeles y la posibilidad de grabar vídeo 4K UHD.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Mark Peters ( (NL))

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS digitale camera met 65x zoomlens | LetsGoDigital


Maak kennis met de Canon PowerShot SX70 HS compactcamera met 65x optische zoom. Verkrijgbaar vanaf november 2018. Prijs tijdens introductie €560,-.

Oct, 2018

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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS


Canons senaste superzoomare har många fina funktioner och lovar mycket på papperet – men den lever inte upp till förväntningarna.

Stort zoomområde och välfungerande ansiktsigenkänning. Bra och tydlig elektronisk sökare och möjlighet att fotografera i råformat. Högt pris. Vi blev besvikna på bildkvaliteten, där detaljåtergivningen borde vara bättre. Besvärliga fokus­inställningar.

Jan, 2019

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Fijne lichte cam. met veel zoom, foto en video





Jan, 2019

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