Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot WX500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 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

Cyber-shot WX500

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX500

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot WX500: 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 Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot WX500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3018.20
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the superior video recording.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX500

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot WX500

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)325400
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
209g
(6.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX500 are the larger sensitivity, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the Cyber-shot WX500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot WX500

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Cyber-shot WX500

PowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Sony Cyber-shot WX500

11
11

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS.

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