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Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Camera

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PowerShot SX730 HS

A 20-megapixel camera from Canon with a 1/2.3 sensor, a 3-inch LCD, and an image stabilizer.

Description

A 20-megapixel camera from Canon with a 1/2.3 sensor, a 3-inch LCD, and an image stabilizer.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Image quality

Image quality

Image quality is based on tests performed in auto and manual mode using regular photos, low-light photos, and flash photos with consideration of their performance in terms of color reproduction, dynamic range, resolution, distortions, reflections, image stabilization, as well as movie quality where applicable.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use is our evaluation of the camera's controls, manual, response time and focusing.

 /  5
Video quality

Video quality

Video quality mostly reflects footage shot in regular and low light, with audio quality also considered.

 /  5
LCD quality

LCD quality

LCD quality is a judgment of images viewed under a number of lighting conditions.

 /  5
Flash photos

Flash photos

Flash photo tests assess the quality of the built-in flash's light output and evenness of illumination at various distances.

 /  5
Image stabilization

Image stabilization

Image stabilization is our evaluation of the camera's ability to compensate for handheld camera shake.

 /  5
Megapixels

Megapixels

Megapixels is the number of pixels, in millions, on the sensor.

 /  5
Weight

Weight

Weight is with battery, memory card, and strap.

 /  5

About

The Canon PowerShot SX730 HS is part of the Cameras test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Superzoom cameras models like the PowerShot SX730 HS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Image quality Image quality is based on tests performed in auto and manual mode using regular photos, low-light photos, and flash photos with consideration of their performance in terms of color reproduction, dynamic range, resolution, distortions, reflections, image stabilization, as well as movie quality where applicable.

Ease of use Ease of use is our evaluation of the camera's controls, manual, response time and focusing.

Video quality Video quality mostly reflects footage shot in regular and low light, with audio quality also considered.

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