Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A300 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A300.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot SX740 HS and Nikon Coolpix A300. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has a 20.3 MP and Nikon Coolpix A300 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Nikon Coolpix A300
  Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Front Nikon Coolpix A300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.3 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 3200 Min 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto mode
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track) Contrast Detect: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto mode
Shutter Speed Range 1/3200 - 15 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode No No
JPEG Buffer Size 6
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 2.7
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 230,000 dots
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No No
Viewfinder No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type
Focus Peaking No No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 1280x720 (30p/25p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) AVI (Motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000s
Internal connections Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 10.5 oz (299 g) includes batteries 4.2 oz (118 g) includes batteries
Size 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 in. (110 x 64 x 40 mm) 3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in. (96 x 58 x 20 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $379.00 Buy from Amazon for $169.99
Release Date 2018-08-20 2017-02-15