Compact body of Canon SX740 HS makes it much easier to carry it with you all day. 299g
This camera is so light that you can comfortably carry it around all day. 40.0X Optical Zoom
40.0X Optical Zoom of Canon SX740 HS will give you a lot of flexibility considering this will be your only camera during the day.
Body Thickness 40mm
With a thickness of 40mm,Canon SX740 HS is not a pocketable camera for sure. Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
Canon SX740 HS's small sensor struggles in low light situations compared to larger sensor. No RAW shooting capability
RAW files contains much more color information compared to JPEGs, and gives you more room for post processing without significant quality loss. They provide wider dynamic range and option to recover shadow and highlight clipping to some degree.