Canon's PowerShot SX730 HS travel zoom offers 40x lens in a very small package
Canon has announced its PowerShot SX730 HS, the follow-up to the SX720. The SX730 has a 20.3MP BSI CMOS sensor, stabilized 24-960mm equivalent lens, a 3" (non-touch) LCD that flips upward 180 degrees, as well as Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth.
The SX730 HS comes in silver and black and will ship in June for $399.
Capture high-quality memories with the new Canon PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera
Latest PowerShot Digital Camera Provides Impressive Image Quality, Zoom Range and Tilting LCD screen in a Compact Size
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 6, 2017 – Ideal for families on vacation or parents at their kids’ sporting event looking for a convenient, easy-to- carry compact digital camera capable of producing high quality photos and videos at long distances, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced today the new PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera. This new digital camera boasts a 20.3 Megapixel* CMOS imaging sensor and a powerful 40x Optical Zoom lens (equivalent to 24-960mm) in a form factor that easily fits in a pocket, making it an outstanding camera for budding photographers to capture gorgeous imagery no matter where they are.
With new features such as a convenient Self-Portrait and Smooth Skin mode, 3.0-inch LCD screen that rotates up 180 degrees and built-in connectivity capabilities like Wi-Fi®1, NFC2 and Bluetooth®3 technology, it’s now easier and more convenient than ever to use Canon digital cameras to share images and videos on the go, making the PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera a great transitional camera for those looking to use something other or move from a smartphone.
“We live in a very connected world and want to give people the power to zoom in from far away to capture amazing scenes from a distance, while also being able to share those images in real time,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The new Canon PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera will help photographers effortlessly capture memories, even from great distances and conveniently share their fun with friends and family.”
As the successor to Canon’s PowerShot SX720 HS digital compact camera, the PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera also features:
- Powerful 40x Optical Zoom with Zoom Framing Assist
- Sleek, Lightweight and Pocket-size Design
- Built-in Wi-Fi®1, NFC2 and Bluetooth®3 technology
- 3 Megapixel* CMOS sensor
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- 0-inch Tilt-type (180° up) LCD
- 1080p Full HD Video at 60p
- Self Portrait Mode
- Story Highlights
- Geotag4 & Date Stamp Options
Canon’s PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera is scheduled to be available in June 2017 for an estimated retail price of $399.99.
Canon PowerShot SX730 HS specifications
|Max resolution||5184 x 3888|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||21 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||20 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)|
|Color filter array||Primary color filter|
|ISO||Auto, ISO 80-3200|
|White balance presets||5|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|JPEG quality levels||Super fine, fine|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal length (equiv.)||24–960 mm|
|Autofocus assist lamp||Yes|
|Normal focus range||2 cm (0.79″)|
|Macro focus range||1 cm (0.39″)|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||TFT LCD|
|Minimum shutter speed||15 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/3200 sec|
|Flash range||4.00 m (with Auto ISO)|
|Flash modes||Auto, on, slow synchro, off|
|Continuous drive||5.9 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom self-timer)|
|Exposure compensation||±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|Storage types||SD/SDHC/SDXC card|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (micro HDMI)|
|Wireless notes||802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth|
|Remote control||Yes (via smartphone)|
|Battery description||NB-13L lithium-ion battery & charger|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||250|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||300 g (0.66 lb / 10.58 oz)|
|Dimensions||110 x 64 x 40 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.57″)|
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