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Canon Powershot SX740 HS Black Compact Camera

Canon Powershot SX740 HS Black Compact Camera


EAN / UPC : 8714574657691

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The pocket-sized, compact travel zoom flagship featuring huge 40x optical zoom and amazing 4K movie resolution.

Tell your story in 4K with a powerful 40x travel superzoom

With 40x optical zoom, superfast DIGIC processing and spectacular 4K resolution in a pocket-sized body, the powerful PowerShot SX740 HS is the ultimate ‘all-in-one’ solution to capture treasured moments in 20.3 Megapixel detail.

Picture-perfect compositions

Measuring just 39.9 mm deep, the PowerShot SX740 HS boasts a powerful 40x optical zoom and a 20.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor, plus DIGIC 8 for capturing high definition photos with ease.


Capture memories in stunning 4K

Spectacular 4K movie resolution and 5-axis stabilisation capture treasured moments in incredible detail, even if you’re shooting on the move.

Fast shooting speeds

Never miss a moment with incredibly responsive shutter release and 10 fps continuous shooting, plus snap the perfect selfie with Self Portrait mode and a flip up LCD screen.


Share and store photos with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®

Advanced Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi connectivity and Auto Transfer allows you to easily share and back-up photos to compatible smart devices or home PC to keep your memories safe.

Image Sensor  
Type 1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS 
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.3M 
Total Pixels Approx. 21.1M 
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour 
Image Processor  
Type DIGIC 8 
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 )
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. 3.5-stop . Intelligent IS with Dual Sensing IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
Type TTL 
AF System/ Points Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, Zone, 1-point, Center 
AF Modes One Shot, Servo, Continuous 
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 Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre) 
AE Lock Yes 
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments. 
ISO Sensitivity 100-3200 in 1 stop increments 
Speed 15 - 1/3200 s 
White Balance  
Settings Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Custom. 
LCD Monitor  
Monitor 7.5 cm (3.0) LCD (TFT), approx. 922,000 dots 
Coverage Approx. 100 
Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels 
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro 
X-Sync Speed Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s 
Red-Eye Reduction Yes 
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. 
Flash Exposure Lock Yes 
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash 
Built-in Flash Range 50 cm 5.0 m (W) / 2m - 2.5 m (T) 
Modes Smart Auto (29 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Sports, SCN 
Drive modes Single, High-speed continuous, low-speed continuous 
Continuous Shooting Max: One Shot AF approx 10fps, Servo AF approx 7.4fps 
Image Size 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

Resize option available in playback 
Compression Fine, Normal 
Movies (4K) 3840 x 2160, 29.97/25 fps
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94/50/29.97/25 fps,
(HD) 1280 x 720, 59.94/50 fps 
Movie Length Up to 29 min 59 s 
File Types  
Still Image Type JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system 2.0, 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 
PictBridge Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN) 
Other Features  
GPS GPS via Mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices) 
Red-Eye Correction Yes, during shooting and playback 
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 
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) 
Memory Card  
Type SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-1 Speed Class 3 compatible) 
Supported Operating System  
PC & Macintosh Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

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
Other 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. 265 shots

Eco Mode: Approx. 370 shots
Playback Mode: Approx. 240 min 
AC Power Supply Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E  or other typical USB charging methods
Soft Case / Waterproof Case PU Leather softcase DCC-2400 Black 
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. 

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