Canon Powershot SX70 HS
Capture special moments in stunning style with the Canon Powershot SX70 HS, the top of Canon’s bridge range, with DSLR looks and latest tech.
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Bridge camera with DSLR looks and versatile functionality
The Canon Powershot SX70 HS with its 65x zoom all-in-one camera combining DSLR looks and style with versatile, enhanced cutting-edge features. Expand shooting possibilities with support for images in RAW, 4K video, Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi as well as Remote Live View.
Let the 65x optical zoom on the Canon Powershot SX70 HS take you closer – near or far, you’ll always get incredible detail and quality.
Create priceless mementos of those magical memories with the Canon Powershot SX70 HS, whether it’s a family holiday, special occasion or everyday life.
Capturing the moment
Snap beautiful candid portraits of the people you love, without losing that real-life sparkle.
DSLR looks, fixed-lens tech
All-in-one with the looks of a DSLR and the weight and flexibility of a fixed-lens camera. Capture everything from distant details to macro shots without lens changes.
Bring the distance into focus
From wide angle to extreme close up – capture details invisible to the naked eye, without swapping lenses, whether you’re metres or miles away.
4k and RAW Formats
Take it to post-production with RAW stills, or get crisp JPEGs straight from camera. Shoot stunning video in ultra high definition 4K, with high quality microphone input.
Fast accurate autofocus
The PowerShot SX70 HS’s reliable autofocus makes separating background and foreground easy. Continuous autofocus option to capture fleeting moments in detail.
Back up images immediately using the Auto Image Transfer function*. Remote Live View allows you to shoot, see the camera’s view and access settings via mobile.
1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Colour Filter Type
3.8 – 247.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 21 – 1365 mm)
Digital approx. 4.0x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x2)
Combined approx. 260x
f/3.4 – f/6.5
15 elements in 11 groups (3 UD lenses, 1 double-sided aspherical lens)
Yes (lens shift-type), Approx. 5 stop 3. Intelligent IS with Dual Sensing IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
AF System/ Points
Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot
One Shot, Servo, Continuous
AF Assist Beam
Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance
0 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro
Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (except movie)
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
100-3200 in 1/3 stop increments
15 – 1/2000 s
Auto , Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom.
0.39 type, approx 2.36m dots
Viewfinder / Coverage
approx -3.0 – +1.0 m-1 (dpt)
7.5 cm (3.0”) Vari-Angle LCD (TFT), approx. 922,000 dots
Adjustable to one of five levels
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Flash Exposure Lock
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash
Second Curtain Synchronisation
Built-in Flash Range
approx 50 cm – 6.5 m (W) / 1.8m – 4 m (T)
Shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual,, Sports, SCN, Creative Filters Panorama, Hybrid Auto, Smart Auto, Custom x2
Single, High-speed continuous, low-speed continuous
Max: One Shot AF approx 10fps, Servo AF approx 5.7fps
Recording Pixels / Compression
4:3 – (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 3648 x 2736, (S) 2432 x 1824
16:9 – (L) 5184 x 2912, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S) 2432 x 1368
3:2 – (L) 5184 x 3456, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S) 2432 x 1616
1:1 – (L) 3888 x 3888, (M) 2736 x 2736, (S) 1824 x 1824
Resize option available in playback
(4K) 3840 x 2160, 29.97/25 fps (Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94/50/29.97/25 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 59.94/50 fps
Up to 29 min 59 s4
Still Image Type
JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system 2.0, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
Canon Compact Photo Printers SELPHY and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)
GPS via Mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Yes, during shooting and playback
Approx. 2x – 10x
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew
Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)
HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only)5
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-1 Speed Class 3 compatible)
Supported Operating System
PC & Macintosh
See software pages
Image Transfer Utility
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12 (battery and charger supplied)
Screen: Approx. 325 shots
Viewfinder: Approx. 255 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 405 shots
Playback Mode: Approx. 360 min
A/C Power Supply
Charging available with Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
Battery Charger LC-E12E
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12