Canon EOS 70D

  • Canon EOS 70D
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Based on 46 scores, 97 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    31
  • Good:
    14
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Great image quality.
  • High resolution and low noise.
  • Best continuous AF for movies on the market.

Cons:

  • Live View AF only suitable for slow moving subjects.
  • Slow shot-to-shot times in Live View.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tom's Guide on

Canon's EOS 70D is a versatile rig ideal for action photography and sharp video thanks to new autofocus technology. Canon's EOS line is one of the most versatile in the industry, ranging from novice to pro models. The 20.2-megapixel 70D (MSRP:...

By Videomaker on

Canon's new EOS 70D may just be the perfect DSLR for the budget-minded independent video producer that wants high quality HD footage without the focus hassle. We put the 70D's "Dual Pixel CMOS AF" technology to the test.G-Technology unveiled two...

By camerastuffreviewcom on 78

The expectations with the introduction of the Canon 70D at the end of 2013 were high. This is the successor to the three-year-old and immensely popular Canon 60D, with more megapixels, modern features like in-camera HDR, a touch screen and Wi-Fi access...

By The Imaging Resource on 90

The long-awaited Canon 70D comes packed with a groundbreaking new technology -- Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF system -- that provides on-chip phase detection autofocus at every single pixel. That means a DSLR can finally record video with full-time...

By pdnonline.com on

The 70D is a solid, midrange camera with the core features one expects from—and needs in—a DSLR. But aside from its feature set, good performance and image quality, the 70D offers groundbreaking technology with its Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, which...

By Stuff.tv on 100

VERDICT The 70D is Canon's best DSLR for ages. While its recent entry-level models have been near flawless in their own right, they've not really offered anything that might make compact system camera users sit up and take notice. But the 70D does...

By Macworld UK on 100

Canon’s release schedule this past year hasn’t been quite as manic as its competitors, with ‘just’ three DSLR consumer offerings in the EOS 100D, 700D and 70D in ascending order of price and specification. As well as being top dog the 20.2 effective...

By Photography Bay on

The Canon 70D is a fantastic prosumer camera. At present, the 70D is the overall class leader in APS-C cameras, especially when you consider your bang for buck value.The image quality has improved slightly over the last generation; however, the...

By Digital Trends on 65

The Canon EOS 70D is a first-rate 20.2MP DSLR and gives one of our favorites, the Nikon D7100, a very good run for the money. We really like the operability and still quality of both. However, the Canon really trumps Nikon on the video front. Canon's...

By Popular Photography Magazine on

The EOS 70D marks a big achievement for Canon when it comes to live-view shooting and video capture. If you don't commonly engage in these, there's not much here that would make a 60D user want to upgrade, especially with image quality at essentially the...

By CNET Australia on 83

The 70D is overall an excellent camera, but one that fails to capture the best-in-class prize for image...

By Digital Photography Review on

The Pentax K-3 is the company's latest range-topping DSLR, which means another robustly constructed, well-proportioned camera built with photographers in mind. The 24MP K-3 does without an anti-aliasing filter, instead offering the unique option of...

By Digital Photography Review on

The photography enthusiast has never had such a wide choice of great cameras to choose from - with the advent of mirrorless cameras swelling the ranks of highly capable cameras available for around $1,200. Although there's not always a difference in...

By mashable.com on

Once upon a time, DSLRs were primarily used just for taking photos. That's still the case, but increasingly, we're seeing a lot of amateur filmmakers use DSLRs to shoot incredible movies that — with good lenses, proper lighting and solid post-production...

By Steves Digicams on

By Josh Fate Canon's introduction of the EOS 70D brings some new and exciting technology to the table. The revolutionary new Dual-Pixel CMOS AF gives the camera some abilities that are not possible on other dSLRs. As the replacement to the 60D, there...

By TechRadar AU on 100

Buying Guide Best DSLR: top cameras by price and brand If Canon follows its usual pattern we can expect to see the Canon EOS 70D's 20.2 million-pixel Dual Pixel CMOS sensor appearing throughout the range. Many Canon users are likely to be satisfied with...

By reviewed.com on 91

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By DigitalCameraReview on 90

The introduction of the Canon 70D doesn't mark a dramatic upturn in still image capture performance over its predecessor, the 60D. Probably the most significant changes in this regard are the inclusion of a 7 fps continuous shooting rate and the...

By Digital Photography School on 80

Quality: I was quite blown away by the quality of this camera's images; not only were they super sharp but the coloration was dead accurate.The focus was super fast and super accurate. The stabiliser works well, esp in video shooting. Note: three...

By Macworld UK on 80

Competent ‘Prosumer’ digital SLR for those looking for a mid to high end shooter Adjustable LCD with touch screen plus rugged build and body integral Wi-Fi, not to mention 20MP pictures, add up to a classy if pricey contender If you’re in the market...