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Canon EOS 70D by James Johnson

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Preface

The logic for determining the significance of model numbers for the various Canon DSLR models can appear nonexistent. By inference, we’ve concluded that the EOS 1D series—with its various alphabetic suffixes and Mark qualifiers—is the top-of-the-line professional DSLR body. Other single-digit D-series DSLR bodies are generally considered prosumer DSLR bodies, suitable for both advanced amateur photographers and professional photographers. The two-digit D-series DSLR bodies use only APS-C size image sensors, so tend to be less expensive, and the bodies are typically polymer-based rather than metal, so they lack the extremely tight dust and moisture proofing found on the single-digit bodies.

As of early 2014, the Canon EOS 70D is the only ...

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