The new Canon compact is a superzoom that provides a long focal length and the ability to shoot movies in 4K. What else does this model offer?
- 65x zoom and continuous shooting 10 frames / sec
- 4K UHD movies and RAW images
- Fast and reliable AF system
- Connectivity with mobile devices thanks to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
65x optical zoom
Thanks to the Canon ZoomPlus technology used in the new PowerShot SX70 HS, the focal length of the camera can be extended to 2730 mm . In addition, macro mode (with a minimum focusing distance of 0 cm) allows you to photograph objects that almost touch the lens while still focusing. The Zoom Frame Assist Lock feature also makes it easy to frame the photo while shooting at the close-up, "helping" to keep objects in motion in the frame.20.3 MP 1 / 2.3 CMOS matrix used in the PowerShot SX70 HS camera provides 25% higher resolution than the previous model SX60 HS with a 16.1-million matrix, thanks to which we get clearer and sharp images. Enlarged matrix also allows you to get better quality on printouts, including large format ones.
New processor and 4K movies
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS is equipped with the latest DIGIC 8 image processor, which allows, among other things, 4K UHD video recording, and offers speed of serial shots at 10 fps (5.7 fps in AF mode). Extensive autofocus capabilities, known from Canon cameras and cameras, will certainly also work in low light conditions.The DIGIC 8 processor offers a wide range of 4K UHD recording capabilities – with the new PoweShot SX70 HS we can create 4K frame-by-frame movies (4K time-lapse) or save as frames (without loss of quality) single frames from movies recorded in 4K.
Wireless photo transfer
The functions of Auto Image Sync and Transfer mode will allow you to instantly rip multimedia to mobile devices and PC or Mac1. Thanks to the Canon Camera Connect application (Android / iOS), we will be able to capture our photos on a smartphone or tablet in a few moments, and with the Image Transfer Utility 2 software – for PCs and Macs.The possibility of remote shooting (Remote Live View) also allows you to take photos from your smartphone2 – useful functionality for example, group shots with family or friends.
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS – price and availability
The Canon PowerShot SX70 HS will go on sale in November this year. Its price is $ 550 , so in our market, we should get it for around PLN 2,400-2,500. It's not as high price as for a camera with such a long lens and the possibility of filming in 4K.