Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D)

110.1 x 63.8 x 39.9 mm

Weight

Approx. 300 g

(including battery and memory card)

Specifications

24mm 40x zoom

40x wide-angle ultrazoom in a compact body

20.3MP

20.3 Megapixel CMOS

Full HD movies 60p

Smoother, more realistic movies of fast action

Intelligent IS

Steady images and movies in every situation

Tilt screen 180 degrees up

Tilt-up screen for selfies and low-angle shooting

Bluetooth

Constant connection between camera and smart device

Wi-Fi & NFC

Share and backup images wirelessly

USB Charging

Conveniently charge with USB cable

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Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

Type

1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 20.3M 1

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 2)
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 3. 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 4, 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))

AF 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

Models

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 (all speeds are until memory card becomes full) 5, 6, 7

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 8 (L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour 9

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 10

PictBridge

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Other Features

Operating Environment

0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity

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) 12

Memory Card

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 14
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 15 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

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
  2. Depending on the image size selected.
  3. Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
  4. Some settings limit availability.
  5. Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
  6. Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
  7. Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.
  8. The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
  9. Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
  10. Not compatible with following PictBridge compatible SELPHY CP200/ CP220/ CP300/ CP330/ CP400/ CP500/ CP600/ ES1
  11. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts
  12. Equipped with Bluetooth® low energy technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth
  13. Bluetooth connection requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later) as well as latest version of Camera Connect app installed
  14. Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
  15. Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold separately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors. Charging time varies depending on the remaining battery power.