• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 960.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 960.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX720 HS advantages over Canon SX730 HS

  • Less expensive
    $253 vs $379
    Save money for lenses or accessories

Canon SX730 HS advantages over Canon SX720 HS

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    15 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX710 HS

Canon SX720 HS
Canon SX710 HS
  • $316
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Canon SX730 HS
Canon SX710 HS
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Panasonic ZS60

Canon SX720 HS
Panasonic ZS60
  • $316
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $382
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SX730 HS
Panasonic ZS60
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
  • $382
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon A900

Canon SX720 HS
Nikon A900
  • $316
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
Canon SX730 HS
Nikon A900
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video

Compared to Panasonic ZS70

Canon SX720 HS
Panasonic ZS70
  • $316
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SX730 HS
Panasonic ZS70
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon SX740 HS

Canon SX720 HS
Canon SX740 HS
  • $316
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon SX730 HS
Canon SX740 HS
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Longer video battery life
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