Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX740 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Specs

PowerShot SX740 HS

  • Introduced in July 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 80 – 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-960mm (40x), f3.3-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110 x 64 x 40mm³ (4.3″ x 2.5″ x 1.6″)
  • 300g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX740 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 II

  • Introduced in June 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 20 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 88.1 x 102.2mm³ (5.1″ x 3.5″ x 4.0″)
  • 770g (24.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10 II

PowerShot SX740 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10 II: The sensors

The PowerShot SX740 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot RX10 II uses a 1″ sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the Cyber-shot RX10 II’s sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot SX740 HS employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX740 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX740 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.30 20.10
Weighs less (2)

300g
(9.7 oz.)
770g
(24.8 oz.)
More portable (2)

282cm³
(18 cu.in.)
1161cm³
(73 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10 II and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX740 HS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II

PowerShot SX740 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 II

Larger sensor (5)

Compact 1″
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 14
Auto Focus points (4)

9 25
Better sensibility (4)

80 – 3200 ISO 100 – 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.92 1.23
External microphone (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

265 400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 II are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX740 HS: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 24 points for the Cyber-shot RX10 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX740 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 II

Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Articulated screen

Video resolution

3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
WiFi

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Cyber-shot RX10 II

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II

9
24

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II as better choice.

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