Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Digital Camera | Black

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Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Digital Camera | Black

  • 20.3MP CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 24-960mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 40x Optical Zoom with OIS
  • 3" Tilting LCD Display
  • Zoom Framing Assist, Hybrid Auto
  • ISO 100-3200 (Extended)
  • 4K Video and 4K Time-Lapse Recording
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity
  • 10-fps Continuous Shooting

Boasting a 20.3MP CMOS sensor and 40x optical zoom, this Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Digital Camera | Black all-in-one point-and-shoot can capture things near and far. Helping the far end of its 24-960mm zoom range (35mm equivalent) is optical image stabilization which keeps your photos sharp and in focus. Zoom Framing Assistant makes it easier to track subjects at the long end of the focal length by quickly zooming out and then back in at the press of a button once you've located your subject. Canon's DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps the camera keep up with your shooting, allowing for 10-fps continuous shooting with AF lock on.

The 20.3MP sensor is also capable of 4K video and 4K time-lapse recording. Framing for videos and photos can be done via the 3.0" LCD screen on the rear of the device, which can tilt 180° for selfies. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allow the camera to connect to compatible mobile devices with the Canon Camera Connect app installed and enables quick editing and sharing of photos.

  • Just 39.9mm deep, the pocket-sized Canon PowerShot SX740 HS brings subjects ultra-close with 40x optical zoom – doubling to 80x with ZoomPlus – and 20.3 Megapixel CMOS
  • Even if you’re shooting on the move, the PowerShot SX740 HS captures everything in crystal clear detail, thanks to brilliant 4K Ultra High Definition movie resolution. Its built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture sound for your video, too
  • Just point and shoot – the composition of snaps is taken care of, with the unique DIGIC 8 processor automatically managing camera settings like Hybrid Auto and Zoom Framing Assist
  • Capture every moment thanks to the ultra-responsive shutter release and 10 fps continuous shooting capacity, or pause to take a selfie using Self Portrait mode and the flip-up LCD screen
  • Easily share photos via advanced Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi connectivity¹, and safeguard memories by backing up photos to your home PC or compatible devices with Auto Transfer

In the box

  • PowerShot SX740 HS - Black
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Battery Pack NB-13L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LHE
  • AC Cable (E)
  • User Manual Kit


Picture quality

Camera type Compact camera
Megapixel 20.3 MP
Image sensor size 1/2.3"
Sensor type CMOS
Maximum image resolution 5184 x 3888 pixels
Still image resolution(s) 4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 3648 x 2736, (S) 2432 x 1824 16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S) 2432 x 1368 3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S) 2432 x 1616 1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M) 2736 x 2736, (S) 1824 x 1824
Image stabilizer
Supported aspect ratios 1:1,3:2,4:3,16:9
Total megapixels 21.1 MP

Lens system

Optical zoom 40x
Digital zoom 80x
Focal length range 4.3 - 172 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) 24 mm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) 960 mm
Lens structure (elements/groups) 13/11
Combined zoom 160x


Focus TTL
Focus adjustment Auto/Manual
Auto focusing (AF) modes Continuous Auto Focus, One Shot Focus, Servo Auto Focus
Closest focusing distance 0.01 m
Auto Focus (AF) points 9
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam


ISO sensitivity (min) 100
ISO sensitivity (max) 3200
ISO sensitivity 100,3200
Light exposure correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Auto Exposure (AE) lock


Fastest camera shutter speed 1/3200 s
Slowest camera shutter speed 15 s


Flash modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Manual, Slow synchronization
Flash exposure correction ±2EV (1/3 EV step)


Video recording
Maximum video resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
HD type 4K Ultra HD
Video resolutions 1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160
Motion JPEG frame rate 60 fps
Video formats supported AVC,H.264,MP4,MPEG4


Built-in microphone


Compatible memory cards SD,SDHC,SDXC


Display LCD
Display diagonal 7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric) 922000 pixels
Field of view 100%

Ports & interfaces

USB connector Micro-USB B
HDMI connector type Micro


Wi-Fi standards 802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)


White balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten
Self-timer delay 2,10 s
Built-in processor
Image processor DIGIC 8


Product colour Black


Battery technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard) 265 shots
Battery type NB-13L

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90%

Weight & dimensions

Width 63.8 mm
Depth 39.9 mm
Height 110.1 mm
Weight (including battery) 299 g

Other features

Power source type Battery




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