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Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210

Portability
63
Imaging
48
Features
67
Overall
55
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS front
 
Samsung WB210 front
Portability
94
Imaging
37
Features
45
Overall
40

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Key Specs

Canon SX70 HS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 21-1365mm (F3.4-6.5) lens
  • 608g - 127 x 91 x 117mm
  • Revealed September 2018
Samsung WB210
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Expand to 3200)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-288mm (F2.9-5.9) lens
  • 174g - 101 x 59 x 22mm
  • Announced July 2011
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Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Overview

Below, we are contrasting the Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras by manufacturers Canon and Samsung. There is a big difference between the resolutions of the SX70 HS (20MP) and WB210 (14MP) but they possess the exact same sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The SX70 HS was unveiled 7 years later than the WB210 and that is quite a big gap as far as tech is concerned. Both the cameras come with different body type with the Canon SX70 HS being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Samsung WB210 being a Compact camera.

Before delving through a full comparison, below is a brief view of how the SX70 HS matches up against the WB210 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX70 HS over the Samsung WB210

 SX70 HS WB210 
AnnouncedSeptember 2018July 2011More recent by 88 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution922k1kClearer display (+921k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Samsung WB210 over the Canon SX70 HS

 WB210 SX70 HS 
Display dimension3.5"3"Larger display (+0.5")
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Canon SX70 HS and Samsung WB210

 SX70 HS WB210 
Focus manually More precise focus

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is going to lug around your camera, you have to factor in its weight and size. The Canon SX70 HS comes with outer measurements of 127mm x 91mm x 117mm (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6") having a weight of 608 grams (1.34 lbs) and the Samsung WB210 has specifications of 101mm x 59mm x 22mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.9") along with a weight of 174 grams (0.38 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you have chosen at that moment. Here is the front view physical size comparison of the SX70 HS vs the WB210.

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability score of the SX70 HS and WB210 is 63 and 94 respectively.

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 top view buttons comparison

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Sensor Comparison

Generally, its hard to imagine the contrast between sensor measurements purely by checking a spec sheet. The photograph below will help offer you a more clear sense of the sensor sizing in the SX70 HS and WB210.

Clearly, the 2 cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements but different megapixels. You should anticipate the Canon SX70 HS to give you extra detail having an extra 6 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also let you crop pics much more aggressively. The younger SX70 HS should have a benefit in sensor technology.

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 sensor size comparison

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Portrait photography details
Samsung WB210 Portrait photography details
55
manual focus
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
offers face detection focus
delivers RAW formats
no external flash support
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
39
manual focus
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
features face detect focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Street photography factors
Samsung WB210 Street photography factors
58
screen articulates fully
has image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
heavier than competitors in class (608 grams)
66
has image stabilization (Optical)
provides touch focus
lighter than competition (174g)
fixed screen
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Sports photography features
Samsung WB210 Sports photography features
57
excellent zoom range (21-1365mm 65.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
offers tracking autofocus
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no phase detect auto focus
38
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
no shutter priority
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Travel photography highlights
Samsung WB210 Travel photography highlights
64
supports bluetooth
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly screen
fairly wide (21mm)
long reach (1365mm)
heavier than competitors in class (608g)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.4)
71
lighter than competition (174g)
provides touch focus
decent megapixels (14MP)
flash built-in
reasonably wide (24mm)
long zoom (288mm)
does not have Timelapse function
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX70 HS as a Landscape photography camera
Samsung WB210 as a Landscape photography camera
58
manual focus
fairly wide (21mm)
screen is a good size (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
delivers RAW formats
can't change lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.4)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
46
manual focus
reasonably wide (24mm)
bigger than average screen (3.5 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
no manual control
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
does not have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX70 HS as a Vlogging camera
Samsung WB210 as a Vlogging camera
64
fairly wide (21mm)
selfie friendly screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detection focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
does have external mic port
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.4)
heavier than competitors in class (608 grams)
33
reasonably wide (24mm)
touch screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect focus
lighter than competition (174g)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have microphone socket
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Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB210 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX70 HS and Samsung WB210
 Canon PowerShot SX70 HSSamsung WB210
General Information
Brand Canon Samsung
Model Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Samsung WB210
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed 2018-09-20 2011-07-19
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Digic 8 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 5184 x 3888 4320 x 3240
Highest native ISO 3200 1600
Highest boosted ISO - 3200
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW files
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points 9 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 21-1365mm (65.0x) 24-288mm (12.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.4-6.5 f/2.9-5.9
Macro focus range 0cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3" 3.5"
Resolution of screen 922 thousand dots 1 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Features
Slowest shutter speed 15 seconds 8 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 10.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes -
Set WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 5.00 m (at Auto ISO) 3.50 m
Flash modes Auto, on, slow sync, off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30 fps)
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 1280x720
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 608 grams (1.34 lb) 174 grams (0.38 lb)
Dimensions 127 x 91 x 117mm (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6") 101 x 59 x 22mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 325 photos -
Style of battery Built-in -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported) microSC/SDHC, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Pricing at launch $550 $279