Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Announced, Priced $399.99, Available for Pre-Order

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS images

Canon has just officially announced the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS compact camera. It is an ultra-compact camera with a long 40x zoom lens, featuring a 20.3MP BSI CMOS sensor and Canon’s DIGIC 8 processo, a 3″ LCD with 180 degrees for self-portraits, a useful Zoom Framing Assist feature for recomposing at long focal lengths, 4K/30p video and time-lapses, plus Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. This new camera costs $399.99 in Black and Sliver, available for Pre-Order at AmazonB&H.Canon PowerShot SX740 HS images2

 

Below are the detailed specifications:

Price
MSRP $399 at AmazonB&H
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Sensor
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)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Digic 8
Image
ISO Auto, 100-3200
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–960 mm
Optical zoom 40×
Maximum aperture F3.3–6.9
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range cm (1.97)
Macro focus range cm (0.39)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 922,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/3200 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 5.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Continuous drive 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom self-timer)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p, MP4, H.264, AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NB-13L lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 265
Weight (inc. batteries) 299 g (0.66 lb / 10.55 oz)
Dimensions 110 x 64 x 40 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.57)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (up to 4K)
GPS None

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