Canon PowerShot SX740 HS: New model offers 40x optical zoom and 4K video

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Canon has refreshed its PowerShot compact line with a new superzoom camera, the PowerShot SX740 HS.

The PowerShot SX740 HS is billed as one of the most compact travel zoom cameras to offer a 40x optical zoom. This stretches across a focal range equivalent to 24-960mm in 35mm terms, with a maximum aperture of f/3.3-6.9.

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Matt Golowczynski

The former editor of Digital Camera World, "Matt G" has spent the bulk of his career working in or reporting on the photographic industry. For two and a half years he worked in the trade side of the business with Jessops and Wex, serving as content marketing manager for the latter. 

Switching streams he also spent five years as a journalist, where he served as technical writer and technical editor for What Digital Camera before joining DCW, taking on assignments as a freelance writer and photographer in his own right. He currently works for SmartFrame, a specialist in image-streaming technology and protection.