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Canon Powershot Digital Camera Black SX730

Canon Powershot Digital Camera Black SX730


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  • 20.3 Mpix

  • 1/2.3" CMOS

  • 4.3 (W) - 172.0 (T) (24-960mm)

  • 40x Zoom

  • 7.62 cm (3 ") TFT/LCD 4:3

  • ISO 80-3200

  • SD / SDHC / SDXC

  • Exif 2.3 JPEG

  • MP4

  • HDMI

  • USB

  • Wi-Fi

  • Bluetooth

  • NFC

  • 110.1 x 63.8 x 39.9mm

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Zoom Power On the Go.

Capture subjects near, far and in-between with the PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera's powerful 40x Optical Zoom. Take shots of epic moments with Zoom Framing Assist when using longer focal lengths, like capturing your friend surfing waves in the distance. There's even an automatic feature to choose the best composition for your subject. Let's not forget about those all-important selfies, too - the new 180° tilt-type screen can face all the way forward to put you in the center of the frame. The Smooth Skin effect, which is now available in all modes, can help enhance your natural features. Share your photos and videos right away with a range of connection options, which now includes versatile built-in Bluetooth®, as well as built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC technology.

Whether the action is happening right in front of you or just out of reach, the 40x Optical Zoom of the PowerShot SX730 HS has you covered. The camera's advanced stabilization technology helps ensure that images and videos can be captured in outstanding quality with Intelligent IS that chooses the stabilization method that matches the shooting conditions.

With Zoom Framing Assist, you can let the camera automatically zoom in or out while following the movement of your subject, helping it to remain in focus and give you the optimum composition.

The overall size of the PowerShot SX730 HS means you can still fit it in a pocket, ready to capture the action whenever it happens. The large grip on the front and back of the camera, along with the textured surface and slip-resistant shape helps make it feel comfortable in your hand.

Built-in Wireless Capability

Thanks to built-in Wi-Fi® technology and the Canon Camera Connect app, with the PowerShot SX730 HS you can transfer photos and videos to and from compatible devices, upload directly to various web services and more. Built-in NFC technology** means the camera can connect directly to compatible devices by simply touching the NFC icon on the camera to the device.

Bluetooth® pairing lets you easily connect to and remotely control the PowerShot SX730 HS from compatible smartphones using the free Canon Camera Connect app. You can also establish a direct Wi-Fi®* connection to use your compatible phone as a viewfinder, and check and download previously captured photos and videos.

Image Sync Function

In addition to wirelessly transferring photos and videos through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY# to your computer, you can now view and download them from your compatible smartphone. ## Take them where you like, when you like, and use your familiar smartphone operations to view and share them.

Remote Shooting with the Camera Connect App

Remote shooting using your compatible smart device is easy with built-in Wi-Fi® and the free Canon Camera Connect app or with built-in Bluetooth® connectivity. Your device will show a live image of the camera's capture – ideal for a commemorative group photo, wildlife shots and all kinds of situations. Control the zoom, flash, self-timer and shutter and save images to your camera as usual.

The PowerShot SX730 HS employs a 20.3 Megapixel^ High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, which delivers powerful imaging performance and is optimized for use in select compact cameras. Utilizing a sophisticated light-capturing design, it provides high sensitivity for high ISO capture with reduced noise. It's also incredibly fast, capable of rapidly capturing and moving image data to the processor, as well as enabling fast continuous shooting and fast autofocus.

The DIGIC 6 Image Processor helps boost image quality in both stills and videos for high resolution with minimal noise when shooting in dark conditions, and Dynamic IS that helps create video virtually free of distortion. The processor also enables high-speed, high-quality continuous still image shooting at up to 5.9 frames per second. Video recording is impressive with Full HD at 60p as well as MP4 recording. The DIGIC 6 Image Processor also powers MF Peaking, which displays edges of subjects in color to make manual focusing easier and helps provide a precise focusing tool at your disposal.

Get a unique perspective on the world with the new tilt-type, high-resolution screen of the PowerShot SX730 HS. Boasting approx. 922,000 dots, the screen can be tilted upwards 180° to face all the way to the front and ensure you're in the center of the perfect selfie. Alternatively, you can push the screen down 90° to get a lower angle view of the world.

The PowerShot SX730 HS is designed to make beautiful, creative video capture easy and fun. Image quality is luminous and lifelike in 1080p Full HD, with selectable frame rates of 60p, 30p and 24p to match various situations. MP4 format, ideal for sharing and playing on mobile devices, is also available. Dynamic IS offers 5-axis image stabilization that can correct camera shake that can occur when you shoot while running or walking backward.

Self Portrait mode can help you to snap your ideal selfie with you looking incredible. This mode can be easily accessed via the menu, or automatically activated when you tilt the screen to face forwards. When shooting you can make adjustments ranging from smooth skin tones and background blur to brightness and more. Use the customizable self-timer to give you enough time to smile, fix your expression or invite a friend in for the shot. Smooth Skin mode can help perfect your portraits in both Self Portrait mode and other shooting modes so you can look stunning.

View your still images and video^^ as a fun short story with the Story Highlights feature. Simply press the Story Highlights button and the camera will automatically classify your images according to date, event or people, then compile a short video of approximately three minutes^^^ with background music and color effects applied. You can also customize your Story Highlights reel by choosing your own image selection options or picking background music from three pre-loaded songs. The Story Highlights album can be saved to the camera's memory card for quick replay and also shared using built-in Wi-Fi® technology.
Picture quality
Sensor type (CMOS)
Supported aspect ratios (1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9)
Still image resolution(s) (5184 x 2912; 3648 x 2048; 1920 x 1080; 640 x 360;
5184 x 3456; 3648 x 2432; 2048 x 1368; 640 x 424;
5184 x 3888; 3648 x 2736; 2048 x 1536; 2592 x 1944; 640 x 480;
3888 x 3888; 2736 x 2736; 1536 x 1536; 480 x 480)
Image sensor size (1/2.3")
Camera type (Compact camera)
Megapixel (20.3 MP)
Image stabilizer (Yes)
Image formats supported (EXIF)
Maximum image resolution (5184 x 3888 pixels)
Image stabilizer location (Lens)
Total megapixels (21.1 MP)
Lens system
Extra/Smart zoom (80x)
Combined zoom (160x)
Lens structure (elements/groups) (13/11)
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (960 mm)
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (35 mm)
Focal length range (f-f) (4.3 - 172 mm)
Optical zoom (40x)
Digital zoom (4x)
Focus adjustment (Auto/Manual)
Normal focusing range (tele) (2)
Auto Focus (AF) points (9)
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam (Yes)
Focus (TTL)
Auto Mode focusing range (wide) (0.01)
Auto Mode focusing range (tele) (2)
Macro focusing range (wide) (0.01 - 0.5)
Auto focusing (AF) modes (Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus)
Normal focusing range (wide) (0.05)
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity (80, 1600, 3200)
Light exposure correction (± 2EV (1/3EV step))
Light metering (Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot)
ISO sensitivity (min) (80)
ISO sensitivity (max) (3200)
Light exposure modes (Auto, Manual)
Auto Exposure (AE) lock (Yes)
Fastest camera shutter speed (1/3200 s)
Slowest camera shutter speed (15 s)
Flash exposure compensation (Yes)
Flash sync-speed (1/2000)
Flash exposure correction (±2EV (1/3 EV step))
Flash modes (Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization)
Flash range (tele) (2 - 2 m)
Flash range (wide) (0.5 - 4 m)
Maximum video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Video recording (Yes)
Video formats supported (H.264,MP4,MPEG4)
Resolution at capture speed ([email protected],[email protected],[email protected])
Video resolutions (640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 pixels)
Motion JPEG frame rate (29.97 fps)
HD type (Full HD)
Built-in microphone (Yes)
Audio formats supported (AAC)
Audio system (stereo)
Voice recording (Yes)
Compatible memory cards (SD,SDHC,SDXC)
Memory slots (1)
Second display (No)
Touchscreen (No)
Vari-angle LCD display (No)
Display aspect ratio (4:3)
Display diagonal (metric) (7.5 cm)
Display resolution (numeric) (922000 pixels)
Display (LCD)
Flip-out screen (No)
Display diagonal (7.62 cm (3"))
Ports & interfaces
USB version (2.0)
HDMI connector type (Micro)
Headphone outputs (1)
HDMI (Yes)
PictBridge (Yes)
USB connector (Micro-USB)
Languages support (Multi)
Playback zoom (max) (10x)
Brightness adjustment (Yes)
Contrast adjustment (Yes)
Histogram (Yes)
Photo effects (Black&White, Neutral, Positive film, Sepia, Vivid)
Shooting modes (Auto, Manual, Scene)
Scene modes (Close-up (macro), Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait)
3D compatibility (No)
Camera playback (Movie, Single image, Slide show)
White balance (Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Lamp)
Orientation sensor (Yes)
Self-timer delay (2,10 s)
Video recording time (50 min)
Battery life (CIPA standard) (250 shots)
Battery capacity (1250 mAh)
Power source type (Battery)
Battery voltage (3.6 V)
Number of batteries supported (1)
Battery technology (Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion))
Battery type (NB-13L)
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) (0 - 40 °C)
Operating relative humidity (H-H) (10 - 90%)
Weight & dimensions
Width (0.650)
Weight (including battery) (300 g)
Height (0.000)
Depth (39.9 mm)
Packaging content
AC adapter included (Yes)
Bundled software (CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility)
Batteries included (Yes)
Quick start guide (Yes)
Cables included (USB)
Other features
USB connectivity (Yes)
System requirements
Windows operating systems supported (Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64)
Mac operating systems supported (Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks)
Viewfinder type (Not available)
Wi-Fi (Yes)
Bluetooth (Yes)
Near Field Communication (NFC) (Yes)
Technical details
Volume control (Digital)
Image processor (DIGIC 6)
Auto focus (Yes)
Display type (TFT-LCD)
Headphone connectivity (3.5 mm)
Self-timer (Yes)
Colour of product (Black)

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This service is available throughout South Africa and delivery will be affected between 24 to 72 hours, (Monday to Friday, excludes weekends and public holidays) on condition that your order is placed and payment as well as your order confirmation is received before 12h00. This depends on origin and destination. A further delay of up to 24 hours may be experienced on shipments to or from an Outlaying Delivery Areas.

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Small Appliances attract no delivery fee and is delivered FREE of charge

Large appliances attracts a R250 delivery fee

What is the delivery time frames?

Delivery service timeframes will commence upon payment confirmation being received (unless supporting documents are requested i.e. in the case of the verification of TV License, a copy of an I.D will be requested).

Delivery periods will generally be effected within the selected delivery type timeframe, after collection from point of dispatch and between Major Centers from Monday to Fridays
We deliver on Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00 to both business and residential addresses.
No deliveries on a Saturday and Sunday and any Public Holiday.

If you place your order before 12h00 on a Friday, as all deliveries exclude Saturday and Sunday, your delivery will be affected on Monday. Certain Outlaying Delivery Areas routes and centers may experience a 24-hour delay due to lack of transportation available to the location.

Major centers include any destination within a 40km radius of the following cities: Pretoria, Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, George, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Nelspruit. Delivery outside main centers is usually within 3 working days. The following areas may experience delays due to airline constraints: George, Nelspruit, Richards Bay, Polokwane and Welkom.

What if I miss my delivery?

We will notify you of any failed delivery. This means, should no one be at the delivery address to receive and sign for the goods at the time of delivery. We will endeavor to reschedule the delivery with you within 24 – 48 hours; however you may be liable if any additional handling and shipping charges are incurred for a re-delivery.

 What if my items are damaged, faulty or incorrectly delivered?

Incorrect items or quantity delivered
Should the incorrect items or quantity of items be delivered to you, you need to notify HiFi Corp immediately so that we can rectify the situation. 
You can choose to notify us by:
Phone on 0860 459 459
Email at [email protected]
We will get someone to uplift the incorrect items and replace them with the correct items.

Damaged or faulty items delivered
Should the items you receive be damaged or faulty, you need to notify HiFi Corp within 24 hours of delivery.
You can choose to notify us by:
Phone on 0860 459 459
Email at [email protected]
We will get someone to uplift the damaged or faulty items and replace them with the correct items

Returns and refunds

What is HiFi Corp’s Repair, Exchange and Returns Policy?

Sometimes, things don’t quite work out. Luckily, we offer a full returns and exchanges policy.

You may return or exchange goods at any one of our HiFi Corp stores subject to producing the original receipt, and ensuring the merchandise is in its original packaging and condition. Should this not be in in its original condition, a handling fee of up to 15% of the value of the product may be charged as per the CPA.

The following cannot be returned or refunded:

  • Non-returnable/ non-refundable items
  • Delivery and or installation costs
  • Pre-paid cards
  • Digital content
  • Any damaged or abused items
  • Faulty/defective products after 14 days: (excluding all panel televisions larger than 32” (plasma LCD & LED) as well as all Large appliances)

In the unfortunate event that your purchased product becomes faulty or defective, you can opt to have it taken to any HiFi Corp to be seen to. You will be entitled to the following option of as per the CPA:

  • Have such product repaired
  • Have product replaced
  • Be refunded the price paid

In the event that the product is found to be not faulty, you will be liable for all handling and shipping charges; for the collection and the re-delivery of the product to you. You will be liable if the goods are damaged or faulty as a result of misuse, abuse or negligence

The warranty does not cover any defects caused by foreign objects or connection errors that are not part of the appliance.

Refunds can take up to 10 Days to reflect in your bank account.  Should you not receive the money within 10 days, kindly contact our contact centre on 0860 459 459

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