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PowerShot SX70 HS

Your ultimate superzoom

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The ultimate compact travel companion with a superior zoom

Capture the incredible with Canon's most powerful Superzoom camera yet. You will capture extraordinary detail as you zoom in on distant wildlife and ultra-wide landscapes with this hugely versatile camera. Boasting a huge 65x optical zoom and 130x zoom plus, the PowerShot SX70 HS makes framing your subject in any location simple.

  • Start connected and share with your network

    With Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy Technology, keep your camera connected to your smart phone and transfer photos easily with the Camera Connect App.

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  • Create 4K movie magic

    The PowerShot SX70 HS supports 4K movie shooting as well as the ability to grab still frames from your movies once you’ve finished recording.

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Your ultimate superzoom 65x optical zoom and 4K movie recording
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  • Detailed images with 65x optical zoom

    Enjoy detailed image quality with your high performance 65x zoom and 130x zoom plus lens which is capable of shooting macro, wide- angle and super telephoto.

    65x optical zoom on the PowerShot SX70 HS
  • Helpful buttons within easy reach

    Located within easy reach of your fingertips, the Seek button quickly zooms out to help you find moving subjects while the Lock button prevents camera shake. The power zoom lever is perfect for slowly zooming in and out when shooting movies.

    Helpful buttons on the PowerShot SX70 HS
  • High speed continuous shooting

    Never miss a moment with the continuous shooting function. Snap up to 10 shots per second on fixed AF and 5.7 shots on AF tracking.

    High speed continuous shooting on the PowerShot SX70 HS
  • 4K movie shooting and time-lapse

    Get creative and make 4K movie magic with the added ability to shoot 4K time lapses while utilizing your high-power zoom.

    4K movie shooting on the PowerShot SX70 HS
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More Features
  • HD Electronic viewfinder  on the PowerShot SX70 HS

    High definition Electronic Viewfinder

    The PowerShot SX70 HS is equipped with a 0.39-type approx. 2.36- million dot, high definition EVF, making focusing in manual focus an accurate and smooth experience.

  • 5 stop Image Stabilization (IS)  on the PowerShot SX70 HS

    Grab every photo opportunity

    With 5 stop Image Stabilization (IS) performance, you can ensure no photo opportunities are lost by camera shake.

  • Zoom Framing Assist on the PowerShot SX70 HS

    Zoom Framing Assist

    Equipped with Zoom Framing Assist, you can ensure the subject is tracked and kept centred in the angle of view.

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PowerShot SX70 HS
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) mm

    127.1 x 90.9 x 116.6 mm

  • Maximum Aperture

    f/3.4 (W), f/6.5 (T)

  • Bluetooth® Low Energy technology / Wi-Fi

    Yes / Yes

  • Max ISO

    ISO 3200

  • Image Processor

    DiG!C 8

  • Continuous shooting

    One-Shot AF: 10 fps / Servo AF: 5.7 fps

  • Electronic View Finder

    Yes- 0.39-type organic EL. Approx. 2.36 million dot eye sensor

  • Battery


  • Lens

    65x 21-1365mm

  • LCD Monitor

    3.0-type, approx. 920,000 dot vari-angle

  • Optical Zoom


  • Movie

    4K 30p

  • Raw Mode

    Yes (CR3)