Canon SX730 HS with Sony A7c Comparison

Canon SX730 HS and Sony A7c Main Features

  • April, 2017
  • September, 2020
  • 20 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-960 mm (40x) F3.3-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • -
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fully articulated Screen
  • -
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5.9 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 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.
  • 124 x 71 x 60 mm, 509g.
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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

Sony A7c Scores


Imaging score
81
Features score
82
Value for money score
92
Portability score
85
Overall score
85

Sony A7c with Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX730 HS with Sony A7c. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX730 HS was released in 2017, and Sony A7c in 2020. A7c is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX730 HS 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX730 HS is greater than that of A7c. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. 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 (A7c), 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 Sony A7c, the maximum ISO is greater by 48000. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
A7c has electronic viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX730 HS doesn’t have. Viewfinder A7c has a higher resolution of 2360k dots, PowerShot SX730 HS has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. 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 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX730 HS A7c
Brand Canon Sony
Model PowerShot SX730 HS A7c
Announced April, 2017 September, 2020
Body Type Compact Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens Sony E
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1x
Number of Lenses 0 146
Macro Focus Range 1 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fully articulated
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 922kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.59
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 0 693
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
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 10.0 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 no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 Full frame
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 3200 51200
Min Native ISO 80 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 204800
Min Boosted ISO 0 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, XAVC S, 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 740 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100
Physical
Weight 300 g 509 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 64 x 40 mm 124 x 71 x 60 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 (UHS-II supported)
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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