The new PowerShot SX730HS has 40x optical zoom and is targeted towards selfie enthusiasts. Available in Singapore end-May (price TBA).
The PowerShot SX730HS has a 20.3-megapixel CMOS sensor and a Smooth Skin mode for enhancing selfies.
Weighing only 300 grams, the PowerShot SX730 HS has 40x optical zoom which can be doubled to 80x zoom with Canon Zoomplus technology.
The PowerShot SX730 HS is also equipped with the Zoom Framing Assist feature which helps the user keep the subject within the frame.
Should the subject move out of frame while user is shooting, the Zoom Framing Assist feature can be activated with a push of the button, to zoom out and quickly locate the subject, keeping it in the frame.
An Auto Zoom feature also allows the camera to adjust the zoom factor automatically, to maintain the optimum framing based on users’ desired setting.
For portraits, the Smooth Skin mode offers three levels of skin “enhancement”.
Users can also blur the background to deepen the depth of field in portraits.
The Smooth Skin mode is available in both the Self-Portrait mode and Regular mode.
Built-in Stabilization mode suppresses camera shakes for sharper shots.
For connectivity, the PowerShot SX730 HS has both Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communications).
Users can easily establish a connection between the camera and their smartphones for photos and videos transfer, wireless printing, uploading onto social media and to use their smartphones for remote shooting via the Canon Camera Connect app.
Additionally, the built-in Bluetooth low energy technology enables users to transfer or view images on the go.
The camera measures 110.1 x 63.8 x 39.9 mm and weighs 300g.