• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 504.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 960.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus SZ-10
  • Canon PowerShot SX740 HS
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Predecessor:   Canon SX730 HS
SX730 HS vs SX740 HS
Successor:    
General
Model Number: SZ-10 SX740 HS
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $249.99 $399.99
Street Price: $224.48 $399.00
Date Available: 2011-03-15 2018-08-20
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.6 oz (215 g) 10.5 oz (299 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(106 x 67 x 38 mm)
4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(110 x 64 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 14.0 20.3
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.44 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
4288 x 2416 (10.4 MP, Other),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1368 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .MPO JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.9 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/​15)
640x480 (30/​15)
320x240 (30/​15)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4) MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Olympus lens; 11 Lenses in 8 Groups, 1/2 Aspherical Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 504mm 24 - 960mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 90mm 4.3 - 172mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x 40.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/4.4 (tele) - ??? f/3.3 (W) / f/6.9 (T) - f/8.0
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 11 cm
0.4 - 4.3 in
1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD Contrast Detection; iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, AF Tracking Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1 Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Custom, WB Correction
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/3200 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (center)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama, Magic Mode, 3D Mode, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. BEAUTY, 3. LANDSCAPE, 4. NIGHT SCENE. 5. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 6. SPORT, 7. INDOOR, 8. CANDLE, 9. SELF PORTRAIT, 10. SUNSET, 11. FIREWORKS, 12. CUISINE, 13. DOCUMENTS, 14. BEACH & SNOW, 15. PET (CAT), 16. PET (DOG)); Magic Filter (Pop Art, Pinhole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Watercolor) Creative Shot, Portrait, Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer, Self-Portrait, Smooth Skin, Handheld Night Scene, Food, Sports, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Time-lapse Movie
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1000: Wide: 1.97ft (0.6m) - 23.3ft (7.1m); Tele: 5.25ft (1.6m) - 16.4ft (5.0m) Auto ISO: 1.6 - 16.4 ft. (W), 6.6 - 8.2 ft. (T) / (50cm - 5.0m (W), 2.0m - 2.5m (T))
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000s
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4) MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: 59.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output), Mini HDMI Type-D Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.9 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 19  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 265 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-50B Proprietary NB-13L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] and Olympus Viewer 2  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Sensor-shift Image Stabilization, Magic Art Filters for Still and HD movies (includes Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish-eye, Soft Focus, Drawing, Watercolor, Sparkle and Punk), 720p HD videos, HDMI-CEC, 3D Mode, Eye-Fi card compatible, In-camera Panorama, Beauty mode, AF Tracking, Help Guide, Intelligent Auto, Shadow Adjustment. Available in black or silver. Available in black or silver.