Canon SX700 HS with Pentax X-5 Comparison

Canon SX700 HS and Pentax X-5 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • August, 2012
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.2-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 22-580 mm (26x) F3.1-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • -
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 230k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 66 x 35 mm, 269g.
  • 119 x 86 x 107 mm, 595g.
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Canon SX700 HS Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
60
Value for money score
67
Portability score
94
Overall score
51

Pentax X-5 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
59
Value for money score
65
Portability score
76
Overall score
49

Pentax X-5 with Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with Pentax X-5. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX700 HS was released in 2014, and Pentax X-5 in 2012. PowerShot SX700 HS is newer, which is a plus. X-5 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
X-5 has electronic viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX700 HS doesn’t have. Viewfinder X-5 has a higher resolution of 230k dots, PowerShot SX700 HS has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX700 HS X-5
Brand Canon Pentax
Model PowerShot SX700 HS X-5
Announced February, 2014 August, 2012
Body Type Compact SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Tilting
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50 9.10
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200 6400
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264 Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 330 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 269 g 595 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 35 mm 119 x 86 x 107 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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