Canon EOS 80D vs 70D Comparison

The newly announced Canon EOS 80D offers some definite advantages over its predecessor. The following is a list of notable differences between the two cameras:

  • 24.2 megapixel sensor vs 18.0
  • 45 cross-type AF points vs 19
  • Up to 27 AF points available at f/8 max. aperture vs none
  • 100% viewfinder coverage vs 98%
  • DIGIC 6 vs DIGIC 5+
  • Max buffer up to 110 JPEG/ 25 RAW (UHS-I) vs 65 JPEG/ 16 RAW (UHS-I)
  • 60ms shutter lag vs 65ms
  • Ambience priority / white priority AWB vs ambience only
  • Flicker detection and timing vs none
  • .MOV and .MP4 encoding vs .MOV only
  • 1080p 60fps video recording vs 1080p 30fps
  • Time lapse and HDR movie modes vs none
  • Headphone jack vs none
  • Wi-Fi and NFC vs Wi-Fi only
  • 26 custom functions vs 23

For a more detailed look at the comparison, check out our Camera Specifications Comparison Tool.
B&H has the Canon EOS 80D available for preorder.

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