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6 April 2017
Canon has announced its compact PowerShot SX730 featuring a 20.3-megapixel CMOS imaging sensor and a 40x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 24-960mm). The SX730 also has a 3.0-inch LCD that rotates 180 degrees plus WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth technology.
"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, Canon USA president and COO. "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."
Built-in editing features include Self-Portrait and Smooth Skin modes. Shutter modes include Wink Self-Timer.
Specifications for the SX730 include:
CANON SX730 SPECIFICATIONS Sensor 20.3-megapixel 1/2.3" CMOS sensor Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 Lens 4.3 to 172mm (35mm equivalent of 24 to 960mm) Maximum Aperture f3.3 (W) to f6.9 (T) Zoom 40x optical
4x digital for 80x maximum
Focus Wide: 1.97 inches to Infinity
Telephoto: 6.56 feet to Infinity
Auto: 0.39 inches to Infinity
Macro: 0.39 inches to 1.64 feet
Monitor 3.0-inch 922k-dot 180° tilting LCD Shutter 15 to 1/3,200 Second ISO Auto, 80 to 3,200 Autofocus Yes Flash Built-in popup with slow sync
Wide angle range from 1.64 to 13.12 feet
Telephoto range to 6.56 feet
Movie 1920 x 1080p: 59.94 fps, 29.97 fps
1280 x 720p: 29.97 fps
640 x 480p: 29.97 fps
Clips op to 29 min. 59 sec.
Built-in stereo mic
Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC Connectivity WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth
HDMI D (Micro), Micro-USB, USB 2.0
Power NB-13L rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
3.6 VDC, 1250 mAh
Dimensions 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 inches Weight 10.58 oz.
Canon said the PowerShot SX730 HS would be available in June for $399.99. Adorama is now accepting pre-orders for the black or silver models. B&H is also accepting pre-orders for the black or silver models.
For more information see the news release below.
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. -- 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. has introduced 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 WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth 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 WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth technology
- 20.3-Megapixel CMOS sensor
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- 3.0-inch Tilt-type (180° up) LCD
- 1080p Full HD Video at 60p
- Self Portrait Mode
- Story Highlights
- Geotag and Date Stamp Options
Canon's PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera is scheduled to be available in June for an estimated retail price of $399.99. For more information please visit usa.canon.com.