Leica C-Lux vs Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs PowerShot SX740 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Specs


  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

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

C-Lux vs PowerShot SX740 HS: The sensors

The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the PowerShot SX740 HS uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the C-Lux is a lot larger than the PowerShot SX740 HS's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

Leica C-Lux VS Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice


PowerShot SX740 HS

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370265

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The C-Lux scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX740 HS


PowerShot SX740 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
(9.7 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
(18 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS are the higher resolution, the articulated display and the lower weight than the C-Lux. Another advantage over the C-Lux: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the PowerShot SX740 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


PowerShot SX740 HS

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Leica C-Lux VS Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and PowerShot SX740 HS

C-Lux und PowerShot SX740 HS, front viewC-Lux und PowerShot SX740 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und PowerShot SX740 HS, view from aboveC-Lux und PowerShot SX740 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS


We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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