Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV.

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 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV. While Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV has 1 inch sensor and 20.3 has a 20.3 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.3 20.1
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 100 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Startup Time 1.9 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF): Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)); Center; Flexible Spot (S/M/L);Expanded Flexible Spot; Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 217
AW Buffer Size 112
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,440,000 dots (480,000 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.39"-type 2.36M-dot OLED; 100% coverage; -3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjustment; eye sensor Fixed EVF: 0.39-inch, 2359K-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from eyepiece, 21.5mm from eyepiece frame (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support UHS-I compliant
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 255 shots 370 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 21.4 oz (608 g) includes batteries 38.6 oz (1,095 g) includes batteries
Size 5.0 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (127 x 91 x 116 mm) 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in. (133 x 94 x 127 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $549.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,598.00
Release Date 2018-11-30 2017-10-15