Canon EOS 70D vs. Canon EOS 80D

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Jul 2, 2013
Feb 18, 2016
 
£1079.99 / $1199 / €1099 body only. £1199.99 / $1340 / €1249 with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM. £1399.99 $1549 / €1499 with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
$1199 (body only), $1799 (w/18-135 lens)
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
Composite
 
5472 x 3648
6000 x 4000
3468x2432, 2736x1824, 1920x1280, 720x480, 4864x3648, 3248x2432, 2432x1824, 1696x1280, 640x480,5472x3072, 3468x2048, 2736x1536, 1920x1080, 720x408, 3648x3648, 2432x2432, 1824x1824, 1280x1280, 480x480
 
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
20 megapixels
24 megapixels
21 megapixels
26 megapixels
APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)
APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Digic 5+
DIGIC 6
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100-16000 (expands to 25600)
25600
25600
6
6
Yes
Yes
No
No
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal
Fine, normal
  • JPEG: Fine, Normal.
  • RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon 14-bit CRW)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
19
45
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF/EF-S
1.6×
1.6×
 
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
3
3
1,040,000
1,040,000
Yes
Yes
Clear View II TFT color LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
98%
100%
0.95× (0.59× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.59× 35mm equiv.)
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control
  • Food
  • Kids
  • Candlelight
  • Night Portrait
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • HDR Backlight Control
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes
12.00 m
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Built-in flash works as wireless commander)
Yes (via hot shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
 
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
  • Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continuous shooting
  • Single
  • High speed continuous
  • Low speed continuous
  • Silent single shooting
  • Silent continuous shooting
  • 10/2 sec self-timer/remote ctrl
7.0 fps
7.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, remote)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
 
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p)
H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
Choice of ALL-I or IPB codecs
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I support)
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Built-In
Built-In
 
802.11/b/g/n with NFC
Yes (RS-60E3 cable release, RC-6 wireless remote, or using smartphone over Wi-Fi)
Yes (Wired, wireless, or via smartphone)
 
Yes (Water and Dust resistant)
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
920
960
755 g (1.66 lb / 26.63 oz)
730 g (1.61 lb / 25.75 oz)
139 x 104 x 79 mm (5.47 x 4.11 x 3.09)
139 x 105 x 79 mm (5.47 x 4.13 x 3.11)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes
Optional
None