Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Specifications, Tests and Review

Product Type
Digital camera - 1080p - compact
ISO (Max)
Sensor Resolution
20.3 Megapixel
Sensor Type
Optical Zoom
3" LCD display
Battery Type
Canon NB-13L Lithium Ion

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Product Type Digital camera - 1080p - compact
Height 6.38 cm
Width 11.01 cm
Depth 3.99 cm
Weight 276 g
Weight Details Camera only: 276 g
Camera with battery and memory card: 300 g
Enclosure Colour Black | Silver
Digital Zoom 4x
Optical Zoom 40x
SENSOR Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Sensor Resolution 20.3 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type CMOS
Total Pixels 21,100,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 20,300,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Frame Rate (Max Resolution) 60 fps
Image Stabiliser Optical (Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic Mode)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
PROCESSOR Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Image Processor DIGIC 6
LENS Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Type Zoom lens - 40x zoom - 4.3 - 172 mm - f/3.3-6.9
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 24 - 960mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance 1 cm
Macro Focus Range 1-50cm
Zoom Adjustment Motorised drive
Lens Construction 11 groups / 13 elements
Features UD glass, built-in lens shield, aspherical lens
FOCUSING Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 9
Auto Focus Features Focus Peaking function
AE/AF Control Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
Face Detection Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Wink Self-timer, Smile Shutter
ISO (Max) 3200
Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 80, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto (80-1600)
Exposure Metering Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Shooting Programs Portrait mode, slow shutter, self-portrait, fireworks, low light, sports mode, super vivid, poster effect, hi-speed burst, smart shutter, fisheye effect, miniature effect, smooth skin, toy camera effect, soft focus, monochrome, creative shot, handheld night scene
Special Effects Black & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid, fisheye, soft focus, monochrome, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Green, vivid blue, Vivid Red, miniature, Positive Film, Toy camera, Posterisation, Super Vivid
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, fluorescent light (warm white)
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec
Min Shutter Speed 15 sec
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
X-sync Speed 1/2000 sec
DISPLAY Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Type 3" LCD display
Display Format 922,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Folding
Display Features Display brightness control
FLASH Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Camera Flash Pop-up flash
Flash Modes Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Features Flash +/- compensation
Effective Flash Range 0.5 m - 4 m (wide lens)
2 m (tele lens)
Digital Video Format H.264
Image Recording Format JPEG
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
MEMORY Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
Memory Card 32 GB SDHC
Memory Card Included Yes
Image Storage JPEG 5184 x 3888
JPEG 5184 x 3456
JPEG 5184 x 2912
JPEG 3648 x 2736
JPEG 3648 x 2432
JPEG 3648 x 2048
JPEG 2048 x 1536
JPEG 2048 x 1368
JPEG 2592 x 1944
JPEG 1920 x 1080
JPEG 640 x 480
JPEG 640 x 424
JPEG 640 x 360
JPEG 3888 x 3888
JPEG 2736 x 2736
JPEG 1536 x 1536
JPEG 480 x 480
Video Capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 60 fps
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 30 fps
H.264 - 1280 x 720 p - 30 fps
H.264 - 640 x 480 p - 30 fps
Battery Type Canon NB-13L Lithium Ion
Details Canon NB-13L Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
Battery Life Photo shooting - 250 shots
Photo shooting - 355 shots (ECO mode)
Video recording - 0.83 hours
Playback - 5 hours
CONNECTIONS Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Interface HDMI, USB 2.0, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication), Bluetooth 4.1
Connectivity Features Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view
Print Standard Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Computer Connectivity Mac, Windows
Connector Type USB 2.0 (5 pin Micro-USB Type B)
HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)
FEATURES Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Self-Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 2.3 frames per second, 4.6 frames per second, 5.9 frames per second
Additional Features Digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, digital tele-converter, USB charging, HS System, Zoom Framing Assist, GPS via mobile, Hybrid Auto
OTHERS Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Included Accessories Battery charger, carrying case, wrist strap
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C

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