Canon SX730 HS with Pentax K-3 III Comparison

Canon SX730 HS and Pentax K-3 III Main Features

  • April, 2017
  • March, 2021
  • 20 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 26 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 24-960 mm (40x) F3.3-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • -
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 1600000 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fixed Type Screen
  • -
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 5.9 fps continuous shooting
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 110 x 64 x 40 mm, 300g.
  • 135 x 104 x 74 mm, 820g.
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Canon SX730 HS Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
57
Value for money score
66
Portability score
92
Overall score
50

Pentax K-3 III Scores


Imaging score
54
Features score
92
Value for money score
85
Portability score
71
Overall score
78

Pentax K-3 III with Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX730 HS with Pentax K-3 III. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX730 HS was released in 2017, and Pentax K-3 III in 2021. K-3 III is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX730 HS 4 years older.
The sensor resolution of K-3 III is greater than that of PowerShot SX730 HS. The difference of 6 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (K-3 III), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Pentax K-3 III, the maximum ISO is greater by 1596800. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
K-3 III has optical (pentaprism) viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX730 HS doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS has 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX730 HS K-3 III
Brand Canon Pentax
Model PowerShot SX730 HS K-3 III
Announced April, 2017 March, 2021
Body Type Compact Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens Pentax KAF2
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5x
Number of Lenses 0 155
Macro Focus Range 1 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fixed Type
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 1,620kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.7
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0 101
Number of Cross Focus Points 25
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 5.9 fps 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00 no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, Auto + Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On + Red-eye Reduction, Slow- speed Sync, Slow-speed Sync + Red-eye, P-TTL, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 APS-C
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP 26 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 6192 x 4128
Max Native ISO 3200 1600000
Min Native ISO 80 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 800 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model D-LI90
Physical
Weight 300 g 820 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 64 x 40 mm 135 x 104 x 74 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II supported in slot 1)
Storage Slots 1 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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