Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Canon PowerShot G9 X Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Canon PowerShot G9 X.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot SX70 HS and Canon PowerShot G9 X. While Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Canon PowerShot G9 X has 1 inch sensor and 20.3 has a 20.3 MP and Canon PowerShot G9 X has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Front Canon PowerShot G9 X Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Canon
Megapixels 20.3 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 3200 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot Contrast Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 10
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.39"-type 2.36M-dot OLED; 100% coverage; -3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjustment; eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support UHS-I compliant
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 1/2000
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack Micro HDMI (Type D)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 255 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 21.4 oz (608 g) includes batteries 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries
Size 5.0 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (127 x 91 x 116 mm) 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $549.00 Buy from Amazon for $401.65
Release Date 2018-11-30 2015-11-15