Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs PowerShot SX740 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

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

PowerShot SX540 HS vs PowerShot SX740 HS: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

No advantage of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS compared to the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX740 HS

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)205265
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
300g
(9.7 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
282cm³
(18 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX540 HS: the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 21 points for the PowerShot SX740 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX740 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)20.3020.30
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and PowerShot SX740 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX740 HS, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX740 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX740 HS, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX740 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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21

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX740 HS as better choice.

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