Product Highlights
  • 20.3 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100-1600 ISO Sensitivity
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 29.97 fps
  • Digital IS Optical Image Stabilizer
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Overview

PowerShot SX740 HS

Capture precious moments at home or on the go with the PowerShot SX740 HS camera. The superb 40x Optical Zoom can make faraway subjects seem close, with the Optical Image Stabilizer helping to ensure sharp and steady results. For special, scenic memories, dive into the immersive world of 4K video recording for cinematic movies at nearly four times the resolution of Full HD. You can also flex your creativity with fun options like 4K Time-lapse Movies, Food Mode and more. Combining incredible zoom power with 4K video capabilities and a variety of inspiring features, the pocket-friendly PowerShot SX740 HS is reaready to accompany you on your next event.

Key Features:

  • 20.3MP 1/2.3-inch CMOS Sensor
  • 4K Video Capabilities
  • 40x Optical Zoom with Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting LCD Display
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Capabilties

 

40x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Whether the action is happening right in front of you or far in the distance, the 40x Optical Zoom of the PowerShot SX740 HS has you covered. The camera's Intelligent Image Stabilization technology helps ensure that images and videos can be captured with clear and outstanding quality.

Zoom Framing Assistant

The Zoom Framing Assist function makes it easy to track a moving subject when the zoom lens is fully extended. Simply press and hold the Zoom Framing Assist button and the camera will automatically zoom out to help you locate your subject. Release the button to return the lens to its original zoom position, intelligently keeping the subject in focus until you're ready to capture the perfect close-up moment.

Dual Sensing IS

Trust the advanced technology of Dual Sensing IS to deliver reliable image stabilization, even at the furthest reaches of the PowerShot SX740 HS camera's telephoto lens. By helping to correct unwanted shaking from accidental camera or body movement, the PowerShot SX740 HS can produce sharp and clear images.

ZoomPlus

When the 40x Optical Zoom reach just isn't enough, the PowerShot SX740 HS camera allows you to extend another 40x - for an approx. 80x zoom - without losing resolution thanks to its ZoomPlus option. See and capture things you never thought possible without moving an inch, from travel to concerts, to wildlife and so much more.

4K Video and 4K Time-lapse Movie.

Capture 4K videos at a frame rate of up to 30p for super-high definition, cinematic results. Recording at almost four times the resolution of Full HD, you can see your subject in stunning clarity. Beautiful time-lapse videos can also be created in 4K simply and easily with the dedicated Time-lapse Movie mode. You can also harness the power of 4K frame cropping^ to extract still images from your video recordings.

Built-in Wi-Fi® Capability

The PowerShot SX740 HS camera is designed to make using Wi-Fi® connectivity fast and easy. It can transfer files directly to a compatible smart device using the free Camera Connect app. Simply connect to the Camera Connect app* to transfer images to your smart device, then share and upload from the device directly to various social media sites and web services or print directly to compatible wireless Canon printers.

Built-in Bluetooth® Capability

Bluetooth® pairing helps you connect the camera to compatible smart devices using the free Canon Camera Connect app. This low-energy wireless connection helps preserve battery life while allowing remote control of the PowerShot SX740 HS camera. It also sends continuously updated GPS^^ location data from your phone, letting you geotag what you've captured so you can know precisely where you took that epic vacation photo. You can also establish a direct Wi-Fi® connection to use your compatible smartphone as a viewfinder, as well as check and download previously captured photos and videos.

Automatic Image Transfer

Backing up your photos and videos is easy with the PowerShot SX740 HS camera, which can automatically send what you've captured to your computer and other compatible devices. After the initial setup with Image Transfer Utility 2, all you need to do is leave your camera on when it's connected to a Wi-Fi® network and the files will be sent without any further effort from you.

What's Included

PowerShot SX740 HS (Black)
Battery Pack NB-13L
Battery Charger CB-2LH
Wrist Strap WS-800
Case

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Product Specifications

PowerShot SX740 HS

Image Capture Device  
Type

20.3 megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels

Total Pixels Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.3 Megapixels
Lens  
Focal Length 4.3 (W) - 172.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-960mm)
Optical Zoom 40x
Digital Zoom Approx. 4x
Focusing Range Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) - infinity (T)
Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0 m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft (1-50 cm) (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Viewfinders  
Optical Viewfinder Not available
LCD Monitor 3.0-inch TFT Colour LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
LCD Pixels Approx. 922,000 dots
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter  
Maximum Aperture f/3.3 (W), f/6.9 (T)
Shutter Speed 1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (in all shooting modes)
Exposure Control  
Sensitivity Auto: ISO 100-1600
P: ISO 100-3200
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot
Exposure Compensation ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance  
White Balance Control Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Custom, WB Correction
Flash  
Built-in Flash Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Flash Range Approx. 1.6-16.4 ft (W), 6.6-8.2 ft (T) Approx. 50.0 cm - 5.0 m (W), 2.0-2.5m (T)
Flash Exposure ±2 stops in 1/3 increments
Shooting Specifications  
Shooting Modes P, M, Tv, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Standard, VIvid, Neutral, B/W, Sepia, Video Snapshot, Food
Self Timer Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom
Wireless Control Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
Continuous Shooting High-speed Continuous Shooting in One-Sot AF mode: Approx. 10.0 shots/sec.
Low-speed Continuous Shooting in One-Shot AF mode: Approx. 4.0 shots/sec.
High-speed Continuous Shooting in Servo AF mode: Approx. 7.4 shots/sec.
Low-speed Continuous Shooting in Servo AF mode: Approx 4.0 shots/sec.
Image Storage  
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC & UHS-I Memory Cards
File Format Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (version 1.1) comptaible
Image Recording Format Fine/Normal
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: EXIF 2.31 (JPEG)
Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Images:
16:9 - Large: 5184 x 2912; Medium 1: 3648 x 2048; Small: 2432 x 1368
3:2 - Large: 5184 x 3456; Medium: 3648 x 2432; Small: 2432 x 1616
4:3 - Large: 5194 x 3888; Medium: 3648 x 2736; Small: 2432 x 1824
1:1 - Large: 3888 x 3888; Medium: 2736 x 2736; Small: 1824 x 1824
Videos:
4K 3840 x 2160: 29.97 fps
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 59.94 fps, 29.97 fps
HD 1280 x 720: 59.94 fps
Playback Specifications  
Playback Modes File Protect, Rotat, Erase, Set Image Search Conditions, Slideshow, Photobook Set-up, Rating, Movie Playback, Highlight Alert, Movie Frame Grab, Resive, Cropping, Tilt Correctino, Red-Eye Correction
Interfaces  
Video HDMI (Type D)
Audio Out Stereo
Other Hi-Speed USB (Micro); direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge
Power Source Battery Pack NB-13L
Shooting Capacity Approx. 265 shots
Approx. 370 shots in ECO Mode
Video Recording Time (CIPA compliant): Approx. 60 min
Video Recording Time (Continuous Shooting): Approx. 100 min
Playback Approx. 5 hours
Physical Specifications  
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 10.9 x 6.3 x 3.9 cm (4.33 x 2.51 x 1.57")
Weight Approx. 10.5 oz / 299g (CIPA standard)
Approx. 9.7 oz / 275g (Body only)

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Canon PowerShot SX740HS with Case - Black

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