Canon EOS 70D SLR a big step ahead: Review, Specs, Features, Price and Release Date

The Japanese company has just introduced its new SLR for advanced amateurs; here we are talking about new Canon EOS 70D which is packed with interesting news headed by a new APS-C CMOS sensor of 20 megapixels, one innovative system approach and the expected WiFi connectivity.

Canon EOS 70D

Although the external appearance of Canon EOS 70D camera resembles its predecessor (no major changes were needed) inside midrange this SLR is brand new. The combination of sensor size APS-C 20.2 megapixel (22.5 mm x 15.0 mm) with an image processor DIGIC5 + allow users of the Canon EOS 70D shoot up to 7 frames per second (up to 16 RAWs per burst) at resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels.

Canon EOS 70D


The new Canon EOS 70D can work in sensitivities range of 100-12800 ISO (up to 25,600 in forced), rejoining an optical viewfinder with 98% coverage (0.95x increase) and a touch screen LCD Clear View of 3 inches and that has million pixels of resolution. The new focusing system is 19 points cross, with selections by area and technology Pixel CMOS Dual AF, which improves the performance of autofocus in both photo and video.


The Canon EOS 70D debuts a new autofocus phase-detection sensor not based on contrast. This new camera is oriented to produce better videos (supports 1080p at 30 frames), Dual AF CMOS Pixel smoothes the functioning of the automation to avoid the classic jerks that occur when recording from other SLR. The base system involves incorporating two photodiodes per pixel effectively offering information focusing system, without need for a second processing and with similar results SLR classic approach. In practice, users will notice in the video and when shooting in Live View mode, you no longer have the usual delay when focusing.


As a major innovation in the category, the new Canon EOS 70D incorporates WiFi connectivity that allows you to control the camera from other devices thanks to the EOS remote app (smartphones or tablets) and transfer data. It can be very interesting to keep copies of our photos in web services, or sent to a TV without removing the memory card.


Canon EOS 70D release date and price
The new Canon EOS 70D will be available at all authorized dealers in late August (the exact date has not been provided) for a recommended price of 1400 USD. This was all about new camera, stay tuned with us for complete review of this all new Canon SLR.


  1. Jessica

    July 3, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Hi, thank you for your review. This seem like an interesting camera with great video performance. I will need to try it before I bought it.

    • Toi

      July 20, 2013 at 6:46 am

      Thanks, Jessica for your comment. Yes this camera is great indeed but you must ensure all things if it can satisfy your requirements. Also, please share your experience with this camera so that other readers can also know.

      Thanks in advance.

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