Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs PowerShot SX70 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS vs PowerShot SX70 HS: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX70 HS

Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
608g
(19.6 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX70 HS

Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)205325

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are that the camera is faster, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 13 points for the PowerShot SX70 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX70 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)20.3020.30
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and PowerShot SX70 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX70 HS, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX70 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX70 HS, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX70 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

4
13

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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