The SX740 HS is the SX730 HS with a brand new picture processor that provides it 4K video assist and some different tweaks.
Canon’s put the most recent model of its imaging processor, Digic eight, inside final 12 months’s mannequin of its zoomiest compact and — voila! — you have acquired the brand new PowerShot SX740 HS with 4K film recording and quicker steady taking pictures with autofocus.
You’ll get it by the top of August for $400 (£369.99; Canon Australia does not listing RRP’s, however the US worth immediately converts to about AU$540).
The corporate is late to the 4K celebration, unsurprisingly; Panasonic and Sony have had 4K video of their shopper compacts for years. Nevertheless, neither of these firms has added it to a compact digital camera with greater than 30X zoom, so there’s that.
The brand new processor additionally boosts the continuous-shooting pace, with autofocus, from four.6fps to 7.4fps, a nontrivial distinction when you’re taking pictures motion, although Canon does not say what number of photographs that is for.