Canon EOS 70D Review

Announced Jul 2, 2013 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Offering most of what an enthusiast looks for in a digital SLR, the Canon 70D takes it a step further with excellent live view and movie mode autofocus. Good continuous shooting performance and Wi-Fi simply serve to sweeten the deal.

Good for

Almost any semi-pro shooting situation, from sports action to portraits, as well as video.

Not so good for

Casual snapshooters on a budget; those who shoot neither live view nor video; photographers looking to travel light.

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Canon EOS 70D Review
By: William Brawley, Imaging Resource (Sep 16, 2013)

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Canon EOS 70D review

Putting aside the new Dual Pixel AF system for a moment, the EOS 70D represents a decent upgrade over its predecessor. It offers a more capable 19-point all cross-type zonable AF system, faster continuous shooting, built-in Wifi with laptop or smartphone remote control, broader viewfinder coverage, a touch-screen, the choice of movie compression, optional timecode, deeper bracketing and AF...

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