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Canon PowerShot SX740 HS
POWERSHOT SX740

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS
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427 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Widely Available
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Value for Money
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Age
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Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 299g digital camera, with one of the biggest optical zooms available and a good price. It has an image stabiliser and a GPS, supports Wi-Fi and features bluetooth. Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera it.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.3MP)
Huge optical zoom (40x)
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution (3840x2160 pixels)
Has an image stabiliser
Has a GPS
Ephotozine Recommended dkamera.de Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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20.3MP
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OPTICAL ZOOM
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3,200
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1s
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299g
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DIGITAL ZOOM
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS number 5 across all digital cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
91
Popularity
78
Value for Money
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

customers report that it has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus two other sites.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Canon, this camera features some of the latest camera technology.
It has some great features:
High megapixels
Huge optical zoom
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Discover the powershot sx740 HS
Tell your story in 4k with a powerful 40x travel superzoom
40x zoom in your pocket
Picture-perfect compositions

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Canon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for landscape photography, ranking number 6 in landscape photography cameras. It is also very good for everyday photography, ranking number 22 in everyday photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 53 in portrait photography cameras.
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4.1 stars (427 reviews)

53%

of Customers Would Recommend
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228 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and dkamera.de.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from dkamera.de

What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS?

Picture Quality
143
21
Lens System
53
8
Video Capability
26
2
Features
34
2
Price
61
16
Ease of Use
77
1
Viewfinder / Screen
17
3
Flash
6
8
Size and Weight
24
5
Battery
8
12
Design
14
5
Landscape Photography
2
0
Robustness
6
0
Support
2
3
Noise Level
3
1
Product Quality
1
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Sports Photography
0
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Connectivity
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Environmental Considerations
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Capacity
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Over 60 People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... batteries instead of the Cannon rechargeable battery. The X16 optical zoom is an outstanding value. It is a great value for $99 if you can still find it...
    SX160 - Walmart.com 19 Jan 2014
  • ... it so well we bought one for our daughter for Chrismas. An excellent value with Cannon quality...
    Snapper976 - Walmart.com 22 Dec 2013
  • ... and fun to operate and you can take videos with it as well. Great camera at an excellent price...
    Pizzakid - Walmart.com 2 Jan 2014
  • ... camera easy and I got a great price on the camera -- just $99.oo. An OUTSTANDING bargain...
    CanonManMO - Walmart.com 1 Jan 2014
  • One Person Thought it Was Good Quality
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    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Was Robust

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was very well made and was strong and durable.

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    Very Well Made
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... dslr films 4k so is future proof really, superb photos as well made good use of it at the recent remembrance day.Can not fault it to be honest great for ...
    Jackjc - Argos.co.uk 15 Nov 2018
  • ... compliments on my new SX160, it just looks very nice and 1expensive and well made , it might be little bigger than other point and shot cameras but in ...
    Tonymarie - Walmart.com 10 Dec 2013
  • ... nice and user interface is pretty intuitive. It is a bit heavy but feels really well built. This is a great entry level camera!
    Kodiac - Bestbuy.com 21 Mar 2019
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    Strong and Durable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    5 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had a Short Battery Life

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS had a bad battery life.

  • ... pictures onto a hard drive or computer. The only thing that I can say I dislike is that the battery life is terrible. I used it for an hour one time and ...
    Olygrl - Walmart.com 17 Dec 2013
  • ... Video quality is great, picture sound everything. Only down is poor battery life in Alkiline Batteries...
    Sunharley - Walmart.com 12 Dec 2013
  • ... you know on screen to raise the flash when needed. Battery life not a problem since it uses AA batteries, found anywhere, but I would suggest to buy the ...
    Tonymarie - Walmart.com 10 Dec 2013
  • ... still much better then previous camera. Battery life not a problem especially with AA batteries being so easy to buy...
    Camrbuf - Walmart.com 14 Dec 2013
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was compact, was easy to carry around and was lightweight.

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    Compact
    10 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... taken outdoors are sharp and full of detail. Admi... An expensive but good compact camera. It's definitely not a case of style over substance with the ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 Aug 2018
  • Tested September 2018The Canon Powershot SX740 HS is a compact camera that takes some great photos. It's best suited to those that want a small, lightweight ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 Aug 2018
  • ... latest version of its imaging processor, the Digic 8, inside last year's model of its zoomiest compact and -- voila! -- you've got the new PowerShot SX740 ...
    CNET.co.uk 30 Jul 2018
  • A wonderful compact camera with a large zoom lens !
    Lexi - Bestbuy.com 14 Jan 2019
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    Easy to Carry Around
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Lightweight
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Good Size
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Good Body Shape
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was very good-looking.

  • ... buy this camera again in a heartbeat. I am no pro but this camera makes some of my shots look amazing. Several people have asked me for prints of a few ...
    Twohorses - Walmart.com 1 Feb 2014
  • This camera takes sharp, gorgeous pictures, is easy to use and has a very long range zoom for a point and shoot...
    Barn - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2019
  • ... everything that I was looking for. Easy to use, nice hand grips and photos look good. Thanks...
    SouthernYooper - Walmart.com 10 Dec 2013
  • ... fits my needs perfectly. Not so great in low light, but beautiful when things are properly lit...
    EturNALlif - Bestbuy.com 20 Sep 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 70 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was very easy to use and several people thought that it also had good controls and was very easy to setup.

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    Very Easy to Use
    78 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... thrilled that the camera was available again as a Black Friday deal! Love the ease of use, 3'' view screen, and the great zoom. Definitely woud recommend ...
    CamSHP - Walmart.com 13 Dec 2013
  • Great camera, great price, easy to use. This is an upgraded camera from my previous one...
    CanonUserTwo - Walmart.com 12 Dec 2013
  • Great and easy to use!I long the long zoom!
    CUSTOMGUNMAKER - Walmart.com 29 Dec 2013
  • Love this camera....easy to use...great picture clarity...can't say enough good things!
    Tqme - Walmart.com 31 Mar 2013
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    Has Good Controls
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Easy to Setup
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 30 People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Had Well Executed Technical Features

    Over 30 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS had superb features.

  • ... at 29.97/25fps.The headline f... An optical zoom lens is one of the key distinguishing features between a compact camera and a smartphone. The PowerShot ...
    camerajabber.com 3 Sep 2018
  • The Canon Powershot SX740 HS certainly packs in the features, with a 40x optical zoom lens, 4K video recording and quicker continuous shooting, however, ...
    Ephotozine 2 Sep 2018
  • I had a Canon before and this is an upgrade for me. Love the features on it...
    Jdmcat - Walmart.com 11 Mar 2014
  • ... the quality of the photos and the zoom is great. There are some good features (for example framing assist) but it would be improved with a ... More I bought ...
    Kate4321 - Johnlewis.com 5 Mar 2019
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Had Good Connectivity
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    Most Customers Thought it Had Poor Technical Guidance

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS had bad technical guidance.

  • ... loves it and can use it. The user guide comes on a disk to download so not sure why people are saying there are not good instructions. There are a lot ...
    CC0216 - Walmart.com 10 Dec 2013
  • ... it is a perfect size and takes great pictures. the only draw back is the instruction manual is very vague!! I am sure we will love it more when we figure ...
    Kimmy - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2018
  • I would have like more directions on how to use the camera. Instruction were very vague. I recommend this camera to a person that would like to upgrade ...
    Regalqueen - Walmart.com 20 Jun 2013
  • One Person Thought it Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    The Majority of People Thought it Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was quiet.

  • ... so I think this is perfect and for taking photos and videos. I'm a huge canon powershot fan! This was an upgrade from my previous canon. Love the quality!
    Shygrl88 - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2019
  • ... taking pics as long as you hold the button down! Videos are great and have great sound. I've been taking videos and pictures of my kids playing softball ...
    Shopgirl416 - Walmart.com 16 May 2013
  • ... for my sister who makes videos and the quality of the picture and sound are both amazing! We use two ring lights behind the camera to maximize the effect...
    Holly - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2019
  • One Person Thought it Had a Good Capacity
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Lens That Was Good

    Over 50 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS had a very good zoom and several people thought that it also had a good autofocus, lens and image stabiliser.

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    Has an Outstanding Zoom
    52 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... shots with motion and sound. I also like the 16X optical zoom perfect for when we go to our grandson's school activities...
    Arnoldtoolman - Walmart.com 29 Mar 2014
  • ... without being burdensome.- Excellent zoom- Takes great high resolution pics- superb video capabilities- with a high Speed SD card, has a good refresh rateCons: ...
    Rushv - Walmart.com 20 Dec 2012
  • This is a fantastic zoom point &shoot camera. The directions give you extensive choices on the settings but just using auto gives you great shots even ...
    Mep1 - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2019
  • ... amazing with vivid colours and sharp detail. It has a brilliant zoom lense that really lets you get in close. Build quality is outstanding and I love the ...
    Banner - Argos.co.uk 19 Nov 2018
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    Has a Good Autofocus
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Lens
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS had a good screen and two people thought that it also had a good viewfinder.

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    Has a Good Screen
    16 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... photographer still has full ability to fine-tune as they please. The pivoting screen is huge, bright and so helpful while the powerful zoom ensures finer ...
    BrutalHonesty91 - Argos.co.uk 16 Oct 2018
  • ... rid of it was to turn the unit off. However, it is easy to handle, screen is easy to view and fits your hand very comfortably. Just wish I had more info ...
    Iamirish - Walmart.com 12 Dec 2012
  • ... Build quality is outstanding and I love the flip up screen that makes it really easy to take photos from ground level. Video capture is also surprisingly ...
    Banner - Argos.co.uk 19 Nov 2018
  • I love my new camera. I love the flip up screen and the video mode. Everything is straight forward and easy to operate...
    Mays - Bestbuy.com 30 Mar 2019
  • View All Reviews About Lcd
    Has a Good Viewfinder
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Took Good Pictures

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was able to produce good images and more than 10 people thought that it also had an outstanding picture quality. Several people also thought that it had a good picture resolution, was excellent in low light and was very able to produce clear pictures.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    154 people agree
    21 people disagree
  • Tested September 2018The Canon Powershot SX740 HS is a compact camera that takes some great photos. It's best suited to those that want a small, lightweight ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 Aug 2018
  • ... SX740 HS. This little camera has a premium look and feel but still takes great photos that are clear, sharp and have plenty of detail. It doe...Has a premium ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 Aug 2018
  • ... want a small, lightweight camera that will fit in a pocket. The pictures taken outdoors are sharp and full of detail. Admi... An expensive but good compact ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 Aug 2018
  • ... dslr films 4k so is future proof really, superb photos as well made good use of it at the recent remembrance day.Can not fault it to be honest great for ...
    Jackjc - Argos.co.uk 15 Nov 2018
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has a Very Good Picture Quality
    16 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    11 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Excellent in Low Light
    6 people agree
    7 people disagree
    Very Able to Produce Clear Pictures
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Recorded Good Videos

    Over 30 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was good for video recording.

  • ... without being burdensome.- Excellent zoom- Takes great high resolution pics- superb video capabilities- with a high Speed SD card, has a good refresh rateCons: ...
    Rushv - Walmart.com 20 Dec 2012
  • ... SX740 HS is by far the best camera for the money. Great still photos, wonderful video, and transfer capability out the wazoo. Great compact size for travel ...
    TimInTulsa - Bestbuy.com 31 Mar 2019
  • ... 20MP pixel quality and optical zoom. The camera will record your voice in sync while recording video for excellent clarity. The 740 is quite versatile ...
    Robert - Bhphotovideo.com 7 Sep 2018
  • ... set of rechargeables gets me up to 500 - 600 photos (without flash). It takes good video, except that it has a 1-hour limit. Maybe the new SX160 can record ...
    Pnoman - Walmart.com 3 Jun 2013
  • Most People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Nine people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS had a bad flash.

  • ... The video looks great. Very good zoom. The only issue is the flash. The flash is not auto and the charge time (even with fresh batteries). I loaded CHDK ...
    Walamartaholic - Walmart.com 14 Dec 2013
  • ... sale , it will be a great price for this camera , Manual flash is not a big problem once you get used to it. it will let you know on screen to raise the ...
    Tonymarie - Walmart.com 10 Dec 2013
  • ... and controls are all on the right side of the back.Pop up flash is not sufficient in extremely low light...
    HarleyHarry - Bestbuy.com 23 Feb 2019
  • ... send it in for repairs or return it. I chose to exchange it in hopes that I had just got a faulty flash or something but the next one did the exact same ...
    Hammond6 - Walmart.com 8 Dec 2013
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Had Good Exposure Controls
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    Some People Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS was good for macro photography.

  • ... Bluetooth builtin. Good handling and metal body. 4K video recording added. 1cm macro focus. Noise and noise processing removes detail. No panoramic shooting ...
    Ephotozine 2 Sep 2018
  • ... 35-mm film camera and multi-lenses with this one easy-to-carry camera. It does nice macro, is good in low-light settings when you don't want to use flash, ...
    Pnoman - Walmart.com 3 Jun 2013
  • ... distance of 10 feet. The 16x optical zoom works very well. The macro setting is really nice to use...
    Johnnyngai - Walmart.com 21 Dec 2013
  • One Person Thought it is Not Good for Sports Photography
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    How Good Are Canon Cameras?

    91
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    Huge optical zoom
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    Has a GPS
    Features bluetooth
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Has an HDMI
    Big digital zoom
    Tiny closest focusing distance
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    High display resolution
    Tiny maximum aperture number
    Very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Supports direct printing
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
    ok camera shutter speed
    ok weight
    ok display diagonal
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Not waterproof
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

    The highest image resolution of the PowerShot SX740 HS is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. §.

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    High Megapixels

    Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The PowerShot SX740 HS's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is in the highest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Huge Optical Zoom

    The PowerShot SX740 HS's optical zoom of 40x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 5976 x 3992 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PowerShot SX740 HS of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 26% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 100 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    ok Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the PowerShot SX740 HS of 0.000313s is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has an image stabiliser. 70% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Has a GPS
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    The PowerShot SX740 HS has a GPS, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS.

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    Features Bluetooth
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    The PowerShot SX740 HS features bluetooth. 92% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The PowerShot SX740 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Not Waterproof

    The PowerShot SX740 HS is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that 94% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has a built-in flash, as do 74% of cameras.

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    The PowerShot SX740 HS's weight of 299g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS supports Full HD video. 71% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has an HDMI, which is unusual. 61% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Big Digital Zoom

    Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the PowerShot SX740 HS of 80x is bigger than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    The display diagonal of the PowerShot SX740 HS of 3" is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 59% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Tiny Closest Focusing Distance

    The closest focusing distance of the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 67% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    High Display Resolution

    The PowerShot SX740 HS's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Tiny Maximum Aperture Number

    The PowerShot SX740 HS's maximum aperture number of only 3.3 is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX740 HS of 960mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 95% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The PowerShot SX740 HS has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The PowerShot SX740 HS has an auto Exposure (AE) lock. 73% of cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Supports Direct Printing

    The PowerShot SX740 HS supports direct printing. 85% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This digital camera also supports video resolutions of 1280x720 pixels, 1920x1080 pixels and 3840x2160 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from full hd 1080p pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has been listed on Kagoo since August 2018 and is currently ranked number 5 out of 361 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money