6.6 out of 10 based on 2602 reviews

Canon EOS 70D

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Best Price: $1,399

  • User Score (2515)
    9.0 9.0 from 2515 reviewers
  • Expert Score (35)
    8.7 8.7 from 35 reviewers
  • Design (14)
    6.6 6.6 from 14 reviewers
  • Value for money (21)
    6.6 6.6 from 21 reviewers
  • Ease of use (44)
    6.6 6.6 from 44 reviewers
  • Picture quality (14)
    7.0 7.0 from 14 reviewers
  • Overall quality (13)
    7.2 7.2 from 13 reviewers
  • Battery performance (11)
    6.7 6.7 from 11 reviewers
  • Photo quality (21)
    7.1 7.1 from 21 reviewers
  • Ergonomics (3)
    6.7 6.7 from 3 reviewers
  • Build quality (11)
    6.3 6.3 from 11 reviewers
  • Meets expectations (6)
    7.4 7.4 from 6 reviewers
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  • Score Distribution

Experts:
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7-8
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5-6
(1)
3-4
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1-2
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Users:
9-10
(1891)
7-8
(328)
5-6
(104)
3-4
(69)
1-2
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. DPexpert

    16 October 2013

    This 20 megapixel camera uses dual pixel technology, designed to improve auto-focus performance in live view mode. The idea is to incorporate phase detection – the focus method used by DSLRs – and contrast detection – the method in compact cameras – into the one camera. Read more

  • User Reviews

  1. Good for general photos

    Teds
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: David, Teds
    13 March 2014

    I traveled to Tasmania and it was a good test.. I found it good for general landscapes and portraits. I have not used video much. One disappointment is the lack of an included GPS. In general, the good points are lots of megapixels and 14 bit RAW. Read more

    • Build quality
    • Bulky
  2. Excellent.

    Teds
    10/10
    Reviewer: JG, Teds
    6 February 2014

    The 70D is my 5th Canon and 3rd Canon DSLR, and each has improved on the previous model. It took me (70 y o) a little time to work out the functions which are set out a little differently from my 550 but on top of it now and extremely happy with the photo quality. Read more

    • Build quality, Battery life, Screen size
    • Bulky
  3. Love the interactive touch screen....

    Teds
    10/10
    Reviewer: JK, Teds
    1 February 2014

    Great features, relatively light weight, easy to find settings within the menu bar. Love the way the touch screen works to change any settings quickly and easily so I can take my shot if conditions change and I need to make an adjustment. Read more

    • Easy to use, Build quality, Battery life, Screen size
    • Bulky
  4. Excellent camera for the cost.

    Teds
    10/10
    Reviewer: George, Teds
    31 December 2013

    Although I am an amateur in photography I am pleased with the purchase of the EOS 70D Canon camera especially using it in very low light conditions. It has stimulated me into experimenting and expanding into new areas of photography and experience new horizons. Read more

    • Easy to use, Build quality, Battery life, Screen size
    • Bulky
  5. Excellent Purchase

    Teds
    10/10
    Reviewer: Andrew Clark, Teds
    16 December 2013

    You will not be disappointed with the addition of a Canon 70D. It's an excellent first camera for me and I'm sure it would be for somebody else, or even an upgrade for a professional. BlueTooth is an excellent addition with the Apps available on your Android or iPhone Read more

    • Easy to use, Compact, Build quality, Battery life, Screen size
    • Screen size
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