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Canon PowerShot Pro70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 reviews of Canon PowerShot Pro70. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the screen and design are generally positive. The usability and image quality also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the price. Many are less positive about the focus and size.

performance, image quality, usability, design, screen

portability, zoom, flash, size, focus

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot Pro70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot Pro70

 

The Canon PowerShot Pro 70 (referred to as the Pro70 from now onwards) is probably one of the second most eagerly awaited new arrivals of early 1999 along with the Sony DSC-D700 which is seen by many as its main rival.

Flip-out, tilt and swivel LCD is very useful in all sorts of circumstances ; Image quality is superb (possible the FINE JPEG compression could have been a little less) ; Wide angle zoom shows no barrel distortion effect ; Image ratio of 3:2 (same as...

Possibly over-aggressive JPEG compression ; Lack of built-in flash (add another US$80 - US$120 for a 220EX or 380EX flash) ; Only one flash mode ; Only one exposure metering mode (no SPOT metering) ; No manual exposure (no AE lock) ; No manual focus ;...

Dec, 1998

Expert review by (pcworld.com)

PowerShot Pro70

 
Nov, 1998

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Canon Powershot Pro70

 

The 1.6-megapixel Canon PowerShot Pro 70 is a high-end consumer digital camera that can also be called a low-end professional (prosumer) camera too. When this review was originally written the Pro 70 was retailing for around $1000, it can now be had for a

Nov, 1998

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot Pro70 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

Canon refers to this camera model as the PowerShot

Nov, 1998

Expert review by : Dirck Halstead (digitaljournalist.org)

Canon PowerShot Pro 70 Digital Camera

 

As we have long predicted in these columns, the march towards the replacement of film by digital for photojournalism is moving inexorably forward. Working for a newsmagazine, as I do, I find that I am one of the last photographers left in the White...

Part of the answer to this problem may have arrived with the introduction of the Canon Pro70 digital camera. For about $1,199 it is possible to buy a camera, with all the necessary peripherals for hook up to a laptop, that is capable of delivering a...

Apr, 1999

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot Pro70

 

Worth mentioning that in the Canon PowerShot Pro70 on the viewfinder with a diopter corrector. At the right side of the viewfinder has both the vertical position of the LED, the above are used to indicate an auto-focus and camera operation, the...

Has a 1.68 million pixel CCD and 2.5 optical zoom lens

None

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot Pro70

 

Serious about their photography, the Canon PowerShot Pro70 produces images at up to 1,536 x 1,024 pixel resolution and boasts a 28 to 70mm power zoom lens. Drawing on design elements of Canon's top-selling EOS, the Pro70 features sophisticated...

Images at up to 1536x1024 pixel resolution

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Awesome Pix

 

I purchased this camera recently and am blown away by its quality and the great pix it takes. Granted we had a cheap 3.1mp Kodak with no Zoom prior to this one, but I can tell this one takes amazing pictures..It was actually recommended to me by a...

both manual/full auto modes

nothing

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot Pro70

 

Compared to most of the cameras in this month's Labs, Canon's PowerShot Pro70 is a bit of an OAP. Having first featured in issue 54, nearly two years ago, the camera proceeded to hold its own in our last digital camera group test, gaining an Honourable...

good

noone

Jan, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Jpeg format camera

 

As we've all learned though, mAh capacity is only part of the field of view captured by the CCD. Works well with Canon's claims. Fairly fast cycle times , for such a high-resolution camera. Until Type II CF cards for mondo in-camera storage. The...

8 MB CF card ,Pro70's battery

n/a

Dec, 2008

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