MELVILLE, N.Y., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideal for families on vacation or parents at their kids' sporting event looking for a convenient, easy-to-carry compact digital camera capable of producing high quality photos and videos at long distances, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced today the new PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera. This new digital camera boasts a 20.3 Megapixel* CMOS imaging sensor and a powerful 40x Optical Zoom lens (equivalent to 24-960mm) in a form factor that easily fits in a pocket, making it an outstanding camera for budding photographers to capture gorgeous imagery no matter where they are.
With new features such as a convenient Self-Portrait and Smooth Skin mode, 3.0-inch LCD screen that rotates up 180 degrees and built-in connectivity capabilities like Wi-Fi®1, NFC2 and Bluetooth®3 technology, it's now easier and more convenient than ever to use Canon digital cameras to share images and videos on the go, making the PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera a great transitional camera for those looking to use something other or move from a smartphone.
"We live in a very connected world and want to give people the power to zoom in from far away to capture amazing scenes from a distance, while also being able to share those images in real time," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "The new Canon PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera will help photographers effortlessly capture memories, even from great distances and conveniently share their fun with friends and family."
As the successor to Canon's PowerShot SX720 HS digital compact camera, the PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera also features:
- Powerful 40x Optical Zoom with Zoom Framing Assist
- Sleek, Lightweight and Pocket-size Design
- Built-in Wi-Fi®1, NFC2 and Bluetooth®3 technology
- 20.3 Megapixel* CMOS sensor
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- 3.0-inch Tilt-type (180° up) LCD
- 1080p Full HD Video at 60p
- Self Portrait Mode
- Story Highlights
- Geotag4 & Date Stamp Options
Canon's PowerShot SX730 HS digital camera is scheduled to be available in June 2017 for an estimated retail price of $399.99**. For more information please visit usa.canon.com
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016.† Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
** Availability, prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set be individual dealers and may vary.
1 Compatible with iOS® versions 8.4/9.3/10.2, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
2 Compatible with Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1.
3 Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (Android™ version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen. or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.0 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 2.0.30. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.
4 Geotag option is made possible by using a compatible smartphone's GPS data. The camera and smartphone must be within a certain distance to pair together. Switch from Bluetooth® to Wi-Fi® when viewing the images on your smartphone to access shooting location information.
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