canon-eos-5d-mark-ii Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark II VS. Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs. Canon EOS 70D

September 11, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

Canon EOS 70D is a better camera because of the following; 10 more focus points, has flip-out screen, 1.79× faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format, 70 shots longer battery life, has WIFI, has AF tracking, 55g lighter and 13.18% higher resolution.

DESIGN

Resolution; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 1175 × 783px whereas Canon EOS 70D has 1250 × 833px

Pixel density; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 471ppi while Canon EOS 70D has 501ppi.

Weather sealed; both phones are weather sealed.

Has a flip-out screen; Canon EOS 70D has a flip-out screen.

More viewfinder coverage; each camera has 98%

Dustproof and water resistant; Canon EOS 5D Mark II is dustproof and water resistant.

Bottom Line design
Canon EOS 70D is better in design as it has higher resolution, pixel density and has flip-out screen.
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OPTICS

AF tracking; Canon EOS 70D has AF tracking.

Focus points; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 9 whereas Canon EOS 70D has 19.

Sensor size; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 24 × 36mm whereas Canon EOS 70D has 22.5 × 15mm.

Maximum light sensitivity; Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 70D have maximum light sensitivities of 25600 ISO.

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has this feature.

Megapixels; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 21.1MP while Canon EOS 70D has 20.9MP.

Bottom Line optics
Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a better camera in optics.
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VIDEOGRAPHY

In this review of Canon 70D vs 5D Mark II; the following can be compared of videography;

Video recording (main camera); Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 70D have 1080 × 30fps.

Phase detection autofocus for videos; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has this feature.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; the two cameras have continuous autofocus when recording movies.

24P cinema mode; canon EOS 70D has a 24P cinema mode.

Bottom Line videography
Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a phase detection autofocus when recording movies. Canon EOS 70D has a 24P cinema mode.
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AUDIO

Stereo microphone; both cameras have stereo microphones.

Microphone input; each camera has a microphone input.

Number of microphones; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 2 microphones whereas Canon EOS 70D has just 1.

Bottom Line audio
Canon EOS 5D Mark II is better in audio as it has 1 more microphone.
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BATTERY

Battery life (CIPA); Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 850shots whereas Canon EOS 70D has 920shots.

Battery power; each camera has battery power of 1800mAh.

Removable battery; the two cameras have removable batteries.

Battery level indicator; the two cameras have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; both cameras have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom Line battery
Canon EOS 70D is better as it has a better battery life.
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KEY FEATURES

Color depth; Canon EOS 5D Mark II has 23.7bits whereas Canon EOS 70D has 22.5bits

Dynamic range; Canon EOS Mark ii has 11.9Evs whereas Canon EOS 70D has 11.6Evs.

External memory; both cameras have external memory slots

WIFI; Canon EOS 70D has WIFI.

Remote control; each camera has a remote control.

Accelerometer; each camera has an accelerometer.

Bottom Line key features
Canon EOS 70D is better as it has WIFI.
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Conclusion

Canon EOS 70D is a better camera as it has superior features than Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

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