Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Review


Brand: Canon
Model: PowerShot SX70 HS
Megapixels: 20.30
Sensor: 1/2.3" (~ 6.16 x 4.62 mm)

Sensor Details

Canon SX70 HS comes with a 1/2.3" (~ 6.16 x 4.62 mm) CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.70 mm (0.3") and a surface area of 28.46 mm².
7.70 mm
Surface area
28.5 mm²
Pixel pitch
1.19 µm
Pixel area
1.42 µm²
Pixel density
71.15 MP/cm²

Sensor Size

This is the actual size of the SX70 HS sensor: ~6.16 x 4.62 mm
The sensor surface area is 28.5 mm². There is a resolution of 20,300,000 pixels. Resolution shows the width from the center of one photosite to the center of the following.

The pixel area is 1.42 µm². Pixels give lighter capture and the more data can be recorded.

Canon SX70 HS pixel density is 71.15 MP/cm². Pixel density shows how many million pixels meet in one square cm of the sensor.


Brand: Canon
Model: PowerShot SX70 HS
Megapixels: 21.10
Sensor size: 1/2.3" (~ 6.16 x 4.62 mm)
Sensor type: CMOS
Sensor resolution: 5196 x 3907
Image resolution: 5184 x 3888
Optical zoom: 65x
Digital zoom:
ISO: Auto, 100-3200
RAW support:
Manual focus:
Normal focus range:n/a
Macro focus range:n/a
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 21 - 1365 mm
Aperture priority:
Max aperture: f3.4 - f6.5
Max. aperture (35mm equiv.): f19.1 - f36.5
Metering types: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation:
Shutter priority:
Min. shutter speed:15s
Max shutter speed:1/2000s
Built-in flash:
External flash:
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen size: 3"
Screen resolution: 921,600 dots
Video available:
Video resolution:3840 x 2160
Video modes:30p/25p
USB version:2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Wireless available:
Battery model:LP-E12
Battery type:Li-ion
Weight: 610 g
Body size:127 x 90.9 x 116.6 mm
Released: 2018

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