Canon SX730 HS with Ricoh CX4 Comparison

Canon SX730 HS and Ricoh CX4 Main Features

  • April, 2017
  • August, 2010
  • 20 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 10 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-960 mm (40x) F3.3-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 28-300 mm (10.7x) F3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 5.9 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 110 x 64 x 40 mm, 300g.
  • 102 x 59 x 29 mm, 205g.
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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

Ricoh CX4 Scores


Imaging score
19
Features score
43
Value for money score
55
Portability score
96
Overall score
38

Ricoh CX4 with Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX730 HS with Ricoh CX4. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX730 HS was released in 2017, and Ricoh CX4 in 2010. PowerShot SX730 HS is newer, which is a plus. CX4 7 years older. 7 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX730 HS is greater than that of CX4. The difference of 10 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 (CX4), 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. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
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 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX730 HS CX4
Brand Canon Ricoh
Model PowerShot SX730 HS CX4
Announced April, 2017 August, 2010
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.9 fps 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00 4.00
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200 3200
Min Native ISO 80 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
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 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model DB-100
Physical
Weight 300 g 205 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 64 x 40 mm 102 x 59 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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