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Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F

Portability
63
Imaging
48
Features
67
Overall
55
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS front
 
Samsung WB35F front
Portability
93
Imaging
40
Features
33
Overall
37

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Key Specs

Canon SX70 HS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 21-1365mm (F3.4-6.5) lens
  • 608g - 127 x 91 x 117mm
  • Introduced September 2018
Samsung WB35F
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-288mm (F3.1-6.3) lens
  • 194g - 101 x 61 x 28mm
  • Announced January 2014
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Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Overview

Its time to look more in depth at the Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras by competitors Canon and Samsung. There exists a sizable gap among the resolutions of the SX70 HS (20MP) and WB35F (16MP) but both cameras provide the same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The SX70 HS was revealed 4 years after the WB35F which is a fairly significant difference as far as camera technology is concerned. The two cameras have different body design with the Canon SX70 HS being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Samsung WB35F being a Compact camera.

Before we go straight to a full comparison, here is a quick overview of how the SX70 HS scores versus the WB35F when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX70 HS over the Samsung WB35F

 SX70 HS WB35F 
AnnouncedSeptember 2018January 2014More modern by 58 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen dimensions3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution922k230kCrisper screen (+692k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Reasons to pick Samsung WB35F over the Canon SX70 HS

 WB35F SX70 HS 

Common features in the Canon SX70 HS and Samsung WB35F

 SX70 HS WB35F 
Manually focus Very precise focus
Touch friendly screen Neither includes Touch friendly screen

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Physical Comparison

For anyone who is going to carry around your camera regularly, you need to take into account its weight and dimensions. The Canon SX70 HS features external dimensions of 127mm x 91mm x 117mm (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6") accompanied by a weight of 608 grams (1.34 lbs) and the Samsung WB35F has dimensions of 101mm x 61mm x 28mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 1.1") accompanied by a weight of 194 grams (0.43 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you have attached at the time. Following is a front view over all size comparison of the SX70 HS vs the WB35F.

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the SX70 HS and WB35F is 63 and 93 respectively.

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F top view buttons comparison

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Sensor Comparison

Typically, its hard to visualize the difference in sensor sizes just by researching a spec sheet. The picture underneath will help give you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the SX70 HS and WB35F.

Clearly, both of those cameras have the same sensor dimensions albeit different megapixels. You can expect the Canon SX70 HS to result in more detail because of its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also help you crop pictures a bit more aggressively. The newer SX70 HS provides an advantage with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F sensor size comparison

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Portrait photography details
Samsung WB35F Portrait photography details
55
focusing manually
MP count good (20 megapixels)
includes face detection focus
exports RAW files
external flash not possible
small sensor (1/2.3")
37
has manual focus
megapixel count good (16MP)
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Street photography details
Samsung WB35F Street photography details
58
screen can move to multiple angles
has image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW files
small sensor (1/2.3")
heavier than competitors in class (608 grams)
62
has image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competition in class (194 grams)
screen does not articulate
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Sports photography info
Samsung WB35F Sports photography info
57
incredible zoom range (21-1365mm 65.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
includes tracking autofocus
small sensor (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
40
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Travel photography factors
Samsung WB35F Travel photography factors
64
has bluetooth
MP count good (20MP)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
fairly wide (21mm)
great zoom (1365mm)
heavier than competitors in class (608g)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
70
lighter than competition in class (194 grams)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
quite wide (24mm)
very long zoom (288mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
display isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX70 HS Landscape photography features
Samsung WB35F Landscape photography features
58
focusing manually
fairly wide (21mm)
nice screen size (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
exports RAW files
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
small sensor (1/2.3")
43
has manual focus
quite wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
tiny screen (2.7 inches)
manual exposure not possible
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
does not have Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX70 HS as a Vlogging camera
Samsung WB35F as a Vlogging camera
64
fairly wide (21mm)
display is selfie friendly
has image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
includes external mic socket
slow max aperture (f3.4)
heavier than competitors in class (608g)
31
quite wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competition in class (194 grams)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
display isn't selfie friendly
low res video (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have external mic socket
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Canon SX70 HS vs Samsung WB35F Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX70 HS and Samsung WB35F
 Canon PowerShot SX70 HSSamsung WB35F
General Information
Brand Name Canon Samsung
Model Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Samsung WB35F
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2018-09-20 2014-01-07
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Chip Digic 8 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 5184 x 3888 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 3200 3200
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Number of focus points 9 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 21-1365mm (65.0x) 24-288mm (12.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.4-6.5 f/3.1-6.3
Macro focus distance 0cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Display size 3" 2.7"
Resolution of display 922k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 15 seconds 8 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 10.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 5.00 m (at Auto ISO) -
Flash modes Auto, on, slow sync, off -
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC 1280 x 720
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 1280x720
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 -
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) none
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 608g (1.34 pounds) 194g (0.43 pounds)
Physical dimensions 127 x 91 x 117mm (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6") 101 x 61 x 28mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 1.1")
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 pictures -
Style of battery Built-in -
Battery model - BP70A
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) -
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported) MicroSD, MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Card slots One One
Pricing at launch $550 $130