Travel Friendly Canon’s Compact Superzoom PowerShot SX730 HS Released

Canon PowerShot SX730 HSProduct Summary

  • Model name: Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
  • Release Date: April 6, 2017
  • Focus Type: Autofocus
  • Color: Black | Silver
  • Availability: June 2017
  • Price: $399.99
  • Purchase options: Adorama | B&H | Amazon

Key features

  • 20.3 MP CMOS sensor
  • 24mm wide angle
  • 40x optical zoom & intelligent Image Stabilizer
  • Travel light and zoom in to every moment
  • Full HD movies at 60 fps
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0-inch Tilt-type (180° up) LCD
  • Geotag & Date Stamp Options
  • Seamless connections for easy sharing via Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth

Powerful zoom and high quality in your pocket
Featuring a wide angle, 40x optical zoom lens and 80x ZoomPlus, the PowerShot SX730 HS is perfect for versatile shooting both near and far. At just 39.9 mm thick, the camera can easily slip in the side of a backpack or pocket of your jeans, making it ideal for photography on the go. With fast AF speeds of 0.12 seconds and 8 mode Intelligent IS, plus 5-axis advanced Dynamic IS when shooting video, your images and Full HD movies remain perfectly focused and steady, even when your surroundings or hand cause some shake.

Creativity made easy
Unleash your creativity with the PowerShot SX730 HS’s Creative Shot Mode – quick and easy to use on the move, the camera automatically creates five additional versions of your image with a variety of filters and effects, presenting you with new and unexpected ways of capturing your subject. Add creative flair to your Instagram™ Story with Short Clip Movie mode, which captures four or five second Full HD clips with a variety of playback options, including slow and fast motion. Featuring a large, tilting, 7.5 cm LCD screen, you’ll be able to shoot from even the most difficult of angles, helping you get creative with your compositions, while the date stamp feature lets you accurately document every part of your explorations across the globe.

Capture, share and remember
Wi-Fi connectivity lets you instantly connect to your smartphone and share the moments that matter most with friends and family, whether you’re visiting a temple in a far off country or on a weekend city break closer to home. A constant connection between your camera and smartphone can also be maintained via Bluetooth® connectivity¹, so you can view your photos while your camera is safely tucked away in your bag. Bluetooth® connectivity¹ also gives you control for wireless remote shooting, perfect for capturing group selfies so you never forget the new friends you meet. And using the Camera Connect App, you can easily synchronise the location of all your photos with GPS data via your smartphone, to accurately pinpoint your adventures, wherever they take you.

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Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Specification

DIGITAL CAMERA PowerShot SX730 HS
IMAGE SENSOR
Type 1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.3M [14]
Effective / Total Pixels Approx. 21.1M
IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
LENS
Focal Length 4.3 – 172.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 960 mm)
Zoom Optical 40x ZoomPlus 80x

Digital approx. 4.0x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1]) Combined approx. 160x

Maximum f/number f/3.3 – f/6.9
Construction 13 elements in 11 groups (1 Hi-UD lens, 3 UD lenses, 2 double-sided aspherical lenses, 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation Yes (lens shift-type), Approx. 3.0-stop [13]. Intelligent IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
FOCUSING
Type TTL
AF System/ Points AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE [6], Tracking AF,
AF Point Selection Size (Normal, Small)
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance 1 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modes Real-time metering using image sensor (Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre))
AE Lock Yes
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.

i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction

ISO sensitivity AUTO (ISO 80 – 1600), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
SHUTTER
Speed 1 – 1/3200 s (factory default)

15 – 1/3200 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE
Type TTL
Settings Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten (Light bulb), Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom.

 

Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto & Hybrid Auto modes

LCD MONITOR
Monitor Tilt type 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD (TFT). Approx. 922,000 dots.
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
FLASH
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash
Built-in Flash Range 50 cm – 4.0 m (W) / 2.0 m (T)
SHOOTING
Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Creative Shot, Self Portrait, Sports, SCN (Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self- Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (5.0 MP), Monochrome, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, Super vivid, Poster effect, Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short clip movie)
Photo Effects My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modes Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting Approx. 5.9 shots/s

 

with AF: Approx. 4.6 shots/s

with Live View: Approx.4.6 shots/s

 

(all speeds are until memory card becomes full) [3] [4] [12]

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size 4:3 – (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480

16:9 – (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360

3:2 – (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424

1:1 – (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480

 

Resize option available in playback

Compression Superfine, Fine
Movies (Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 29.97 fps

(HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps

(L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps

Movie Length (Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s [7]

(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour [4]

FILE TYPES
Still Image Type JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge [23]
PictBridge Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)
OTHER FEATURES
GPS GPS via Mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices via Bluetooth®)
Red-Eye Correction Yes, during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes, with Auto Rotate
Histogram Yes, during playback
Playback zoom Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew
INTERFACE
Computer Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)
Other HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
Computer/Other Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support [11]

 

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) [21] [22]

MEMORY CARD
Type SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 [18]

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

 

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC: Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

 

For Image Transfer Utility: Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

SOFTWARE
Other CameraWindow DC Map Utility

Image Transfer Utility

 

Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

POWER SOURCE
Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life Approx. 250 shots

 

Eco Mode: Approx. 355 shots Playback Mode: Approx. 300 min

A/C Power Supply Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E [17] or other typical USB charging methods
ACCESSORIES
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E Battery Charger CB-2LHE Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L
Other Interface cable IFC-600PCU
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 110.1 x 63.8 x 39.9 mm
Weight Approx. 300 g (including battery and memory card)

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