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PowerShot SX730 HS Black

Long Zoom Cameras

Download the free Camera Connect app to transfer images to your mobile device, shoot your camera remotely, and more.

Features

Whether the action is happening right in front of you or just out of reach, the 40x Optical Zoom of the PowerShot SX730 HS has you covered. The camera's advanced stabilization technology helps ensure that images and videos can be captured in outstanding quality with Intelligent IS that chooses the stabilization method that matches the shooting conditions.

With Zoom Framing Assist, you can let the camera automatically zoom in or out while following the movement of your subject, helping it to remain in focus and give you the optimum composition.

The overall size of the PowerShot SX730 HS means you can still fit it in a pocket, ready to capture the action whenever it happens. The large grip on the front and back of the camera, along with the textured surface and slip-resistant shape helps make it feel comfortable in your hand.

Built-in Wireless Capability

Thanks to built-in Wi-Fi®* technology and the Canon Camera Connect app*, with the PowerShot SX730 HS you can transfer photos and videos to and from compatible devices, upload directly to various web services and more. Built-in NFC technology** means the camera can connect directly to compatible devices by simply touching the NFC icon on the camera to the device.

 

 

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Bluetooth®*** pairing lets you easily connect to and remotely control the PowerShot SX730 HS from compatible smartphones using the free Canon Camera Connect app*. You can also establish a direct Wi-Fi®* connection to use your compatible phone as a viewfinder, and check and download previously captured photos and videos.

 

 

Image Sync Function

In addition to wirelessly transferring photos and videos through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY# to your computer, you can now view and download them from your compatible smartphone. ## Take them where you like, when you like, and use your familiar smartphone operations to view and share them.

 

 

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Remote Shooting with the Camera Connect App

Remote shooting using your compatible smart device is easy with built-in Wi-Fi®* and the free Canon Camera Connect app* or with built-in Bluetooth®*** connectivity. Your device will show a live image of the camera's capture – ideal for a commemorative group photo, wildlife shots and all kinds of situations. Control the zoom, flash, self-timer and shutter and save images to your camera as usual.

 

 

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* Compatible with iOS® versions 8.4/9.3/10.2, Android smartphone and tablet versions 4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.

** Compatible with Android smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1.

*** Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (Android version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen. or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.0 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 2.0.30. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.

# One-time registration is required on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY online photo album.

## With the download of the free Canon Online Photo Album app. The images and videos utilizing Image Sync can be viewed and downloaded with your compatible smartphone or tablet within 30 days.

 

 

The PowerShot SX730 HS employs a 20.3 Megapixel^ High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, which delivers powerful imaging performance and is optimized for use in select compact cameras. Utilizing a sophisticated light-capturing design, it provides high sensitivity for high ISO capture with reduced noise. It's also incredibly fast, capable of rapidly capturing and moving image data to the processor, as well as enabling fast continuous shooting and fast autofocus.

^ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

The DIGIC 6 Image Processor helps boost image quality in both stills and videos for high resolution with minimal noise when shooting in dark conditions, and Dynamic IS that helps create video virtually free of distortion. The processor also enables high-speed, high-quality continuous still image shooting at up to 5.9 frames per second. Video recording is impressive with Full HD at 60p as well as MP4 recording. The DIGIC 6 Image Processor also powers MF Peaking, which displays edges of subjects in color to make manual focusing easier and helps provide a precise focusing tool at your disposal.

Get a unique perspective on the world with the new tilt-type, high-resolution screen of the PowerShot SX730 HS. Boasting approx. 922,000 dots, the screen can be tilted upwards 180° to face all the way to the front and ensure you're in the center of the perfect selfie. Alternatively, you can push the screen down 90° to get a lower angle view of the world.

The PowerShot SX730 HS is designed to make beautiful, creative video capture easy and fun. Image quality is luminous and lifelike in 1080p Full HD, with selectable frame rates of 60p, 30p and 24p to match various situations. MP4 format, ideal for sharing and playing on mobile devices, is also available. Dynamic IS offers 5-axis image stabilization that can correct camera shake that can occur when you shoot while running or walking backward.

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Self Portrait mode can help you to snap your ideal selfie with you looking incredible. This mode can be easily accessed via the menu, or automatically activated when you tilt the screen to face forwards. When shooting you can make adjustments ranging from smooth skin tones and background blur to brightness and more. Use the customizable self-timer to give you enough time to smile, fix your expression or invite a friend in for the shot. Smooth Skin mode can help perfect your portraits in both Self Portrait mode and other shooting modes so you can look stunning.

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View your still images and video^^ as a fun short story with the Story Highlights feature. Simply press the Story Highlights button and the camera will automatically classify your images according to date, event or people, then compile a short video of approximately three minutes^^^ with background music and color effects applied. You can also customize your Story Highlights reel by choosing your own image selection options or picking background music from three pre-loaded songs. The Story Highlights album can be saved to the camera's memory card for quick replay and also shared using built-in Wi-Fi® technology.

^^ Videos must be shot in Hybrid Auto or Short Clip.
^^^ Length of highlight video varies according to the photos and videos added to the Story Highlights album.

The PowerShot SX730 HS is equipped with Bluetooth®*** technology which means you can use your compatible* smartphone's GPS to geotag your photos. Embed your images with location data from your smart device so you won't forget where you took a precious photograph. The date is sorted too, with the ability to add a date stamp to all images – there's no need to look up the date even if you print the photo, as it will be included on the image itself.

*** Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (Android version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen. or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.0 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 2.0.30. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.

* Compatible with iOS® versions 8.4/9.3/10.2, Android smartphone and tablet versions 4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.

Geotag option is made possible by using a compatible smartphone's GPS data. The camera and smartphone must be within a certain distance to pair together. Switch from Bluetooth® to Wi-Fi® when viewing the images on your smartphone to access shooting location information.

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 40x Optical, 4x Digital and 160x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

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

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. (1.0cm) - infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) - infinity (T)
Normal: 2.0 in. (5.0cm) - infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1.0-50.0cm) (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

Viewfinder


Not available

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)

LCD Pixels


Approx. 922,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/3.3 (W), f/6.9 (T)

Shutter Speed


1 - 1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (in all shooting modes)

Sensitivity


Auto: ISO 80-1600
P: ISO 80-3200

Light Metering Method


Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot

Exposure Compensation


Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance Control


Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Light Bulb, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Built-in Flash


Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off

Flash Range


1.6 - 13.1 ft. (W), 6.6 - 6.6 ft. (T)
50.0cm - 4.0m (W), 2.0m - 2.0m (T)

Shooting Modes


P, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Portrait, Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer, High-speed Burst, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter

Photo Effects


My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color

Self Timer


Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom

Wireless Control


Built-in Wi-Fi™, NFC and Bluetooth®

Continuous Shooting


Normal Continuous Shooting in Auto/P modes: Approx. 5.9 shots/sec.
Continuous Shooting in P Continuous AF mode: Approx. 4.6 shots/sec.
Continuous Shooting in Low-light Mode: Approx. 2.3 shots/sec.

Continuous shooting speed may become slower due to the following factors: Tv value, Av value, subject conditions, brightness, shooting with flash, zoom positions, battery level.

Storage Media


SD / SDHC / SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

File Format


Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible

Image Recording Format


Superfine / Fine

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif 2.3 JPEG
Video: MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Images:
  1. 16:9 - Large: 5184 x 2912; Medium 1: 3648 x 2048; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
  2. 3:2 - Large: 5184 x 3456; Medium 1: 3648 x 2432; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424
  3. 4:3 - Large: 5184 x 3888; Medium 1: 3648 x 2736; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Medium: 2592 x 1944; Small: 640 x 480
  4. 1:1 - Large: 3888 x 3888; Medium 1: 2736 x 2736; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
Videos:
Full HD 1920 x 1280: 59.94 fps, 29.97 fps
HD 1280 x 720: 29.97 fps
640 x 480: 29.97 fps


Playback Modes File


Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, List/Play Digest Movies, Story Highlights, Protect, Favorites, Erase, Slideshow, Rotate, Album Playback, i-Contrast, Resize, Cropping, Red-Eye Correction, My Colors, Photobook Set-up, Scroll Display, Group Images, Auto Rotate, Resume, Transition Effect

Video Out


HDMI (Type D)

Audio Out


Stereo

Other


Hi-Speed USB (Micro); direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

Power Source


Battery Pack NB-13L

Shooting Capacity


Approx. 250 Shots
Approx. 355 Shots in ECO Mode

Video Recording Time (CIPA compliant): Approx. 50 min.
Video Recording Time (Continuous Shooting): Approx. 85 min.

Playback Time


Approx. 5 hours

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 in. / 110.1 x 63.8 x 39.9mm

Weight


10.6 oz. / 300g (CIPA standard)
9.7 oz. / 276g (Body only)

PowerShot SX730 HS

PowerShot SX730 HS PowerShot SX730 HS Battery Pack NB-13L Battery Charger CB-2LH Wrist Strap WS-800 (USB Interface Cable and Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM are not included.)

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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Sample Images

Shooting Mode Program AE
Tv (Shutter Speed) 1/50
Aperture Value (Av) 3.3
Metering Mode Evaluative
Exposure Compensation 0
ISO Speed 80
Lens 4.3 - 172.0mm
Focal Length 4.3mm
Digital Zoom None
Image Stabilizer On
Image Size 5184 x 3888
Image Quality Fine
Flash Off
White Balance Auto
AF Mode Continuous AF
Sharpness: Normal
Saturation: Normal
File Size 4.5MB
Drive Mode Single Shot

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Videos

Introducing the Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Digital Camera
See how the power of a long zoom can get you closer to your subjects that are at a distance, and learn about other great features of the PowerShot SX730 HS including Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® technology, to easily connect and share your images using compatible smart devices.

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DISCLAIMERS


* Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (Android™ version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen. or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.0 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 2.0.30. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.
** Compatible with iOS® versions 8.4/9.3/10.2, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
*** Compatible with Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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