Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Review

Overall Score

51

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.2-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 9 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 66 x 35 mm, 269g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: PowerShot SX710 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

Canon replaced PowerShot SX700 HS with Canon SX710 HS. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon SX700 HS with Canon SX710 HS


Canon SX700 HS comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Sensor resolution of Canon SX700 HS ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Canon SX700 HS has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon SX700 HS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
922k dots Screen Resolution
1/3200s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
NFC Connectivity
AF Face Detection
9.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
3.2 Lens at Wide
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.2
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.9
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has an Overall Score of 51/100 and ranked #151 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #490 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon SX700 HS Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
60
Value for money score
67
Portability score
94
Overall score
51
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Canon SX700 HS


Canon PowerShot SX700 HS weighs 269g and has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 35mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.38"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Canon SX700 HS is 123 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon SX700 HS
269g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon SX700 HS
35mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot SX700 HS Dimensions PowerShot SX700 HS
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Canon SX710 HS 269 g 269 g 113 x 66 x 35 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 269 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Sony HX50V 272 g 269 g 108 x 64 x 38 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Canon SX720 HS 270 g 269 g 110 x 64 x 36 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 269 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Canon SX600 HS 188 g 269 g 104 x 61 x 26 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Nikon Coolpix S9700 Nikon S9700 232 g 269 g 110 x 64 x 35 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 269 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot SX700 HS


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot SX700 HS
Announced February, 2014
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH
Physical
Weight 269 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 35 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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