Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Canon Ixus 185 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Ixus 185 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Canon Ixus 185 Specs

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

Ixus 185

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 68.00mm (2.7") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-224mm (8x), f3.2-6.9
  • No WiFi
  • 95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 126g (4.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Ixus 185

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Ixus 185: 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 SX70 HS VS Canon Ixus 185 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Ixus 185

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)101
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.23
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)325210
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the optical image stabilizer, 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, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 27 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon Ixus 185

PowerShot SX70 HS

Ixus 185

Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
126g
(4.1 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
114cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Ixus 185 are the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 4 points for the Ixus 185.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Ixus 185

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Canon Ixus 185 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Ixus 185

PowerShot SX70 HS und Ixus 185, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Ixus 185, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Ixus 185, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Ixus 185, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon Ixus 185

27
4

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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