The Olympus C-750 also performs like its sibling, with a perceptible shutter lag that can approach as much as 4 seconds and typically takes 3 seconds from shot to shot. The flash requires slightly less time to recharge than the C-740's does, at least with rechargeable cells, and the batteries last as long, but the Olympus C-750 produces larger file sizes that bog down the burst speeds to a maximum of about 1.6 frames per second. It also suffers from the same, somewhat erratic zoom response.
Though the C-750 has a slightly higher resolution than the C-740, it doesn't deliver better photos, but the extra pixels let you crop in closer on some details. Test images from the two cameras look extremely similar on all counts, right down to the tendency toward in-camera oversharpening that exacerbates the otherwise mild noise. And the Olympus C-750's overall image quality, like the C-740's, is about average compared with that of other 4-megapixel models.
We think the Olympus C-750 is a solid choice if you want the long zoom. And it's probably a better deal than its twin--you don't pay a significant price premium, and you get the bundled batteries and remote. Think of the extra resolution as a windfall.