Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot W830 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 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 W830

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-200mm (8x), f3.3-6.3
  • No WiFi
  • 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 120g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot W830: 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 W830 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)101
Auto Focus points (4)91
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 faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by 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 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
120g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
110cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot W830 are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the Cyber-shot W830.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot W830 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot W830, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot W830, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot W830, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Cyber-shot W830, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Sony Cyber-shot W830

24
8

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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