Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Leica C-Lux Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs C-Lux - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Leica C-Lux 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

C-Lux

  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

PowerShot SX70 HS vs C-Lux: The sensors

PowerShot SX70 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the C-Lux uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the C-Lux's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot SX70 HS employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

PowerShot SX70 HS vs C-Lux: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.39 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.33 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX70 HS (0.50x)

C-Lux (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the C-Lux

Advantage: Leica C-Lux

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Leica C-Lux Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

C-Lux

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.10
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.392.33
Articulated monitor (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the articulated display.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica C-Lux

PowerShot SX70 HS

C-Lux

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)325370
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
340g
(11.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
334cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 24 points for the C-Lux.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

C-Lux

Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Leica C-Lux Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and C-Lux

PowerShot SX70 HS und C-Lux, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und C-Lux, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und C-Lux, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und C-Lux, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Leica C-Lux

11
24

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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