Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
20.3MP Compact Digital Camera with 40x Optical Zoom in Black


Canon's PowerShot SX720 HS is a member of Canon's SX series of digital cameras that is graced with being compact in size while being large in possibilities.
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Canon's PowerShot SX720 HS is a member of Canon's SX series of digital cameras that is graced with being compact in size while being large in possibilities. From family vacations, parties, and special moments - the PowerShot SX720 HS camera is ready for it all. Its fantastically versatile 40x Optical Zoom (24–960mm) means you can capture close-up portraits of your family, landmarks in the distance and virtually everything in between. While you're away, keep those at home updated on your travels by sharing your shots with the PowerShot SX720 HS's built-in Wi-Fi®* and NFC** connectivity. 


  • * Compatible with iOS® versions 7.1/8.4/9.0,Android™smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
  • ** Compatible with Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1.

Your memories are precious, so whether you're snapping a picture of the sunset, capturing fun outings with friends or shooting a home movie to treasure for a lifetime, a 20.3 Megapixel^ CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor combine to bring you stunning images and spectacular 1080p Full HD video. At the end of each day, you can enjoy your Story Highlights as the PowerShot SX720 HS automatically compiles your images and video^^ into a mini highlight reel complete with music and effects. All these features and more are beautifully packaged in a slim design, resulting in a camera ideal for travelers, families and anyone who wants to capture the important moments in life. 


  • ^ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
  • ^^ Videos must be shot in Hybrid Auto or Short Clip.  

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Includes:

  • PowerShot SX720 HS
  • Battery Pack NB-13L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LH
  • Wrist Strap WS-800  

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Features:

  • Powerful 40x Optical Zoom with Intelligent IS helps optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® Technology Makes Sharing Quick and Easy
  • Built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) Technology
  • Travel light and capture every moment
  • Everything you need for excellent movies
  • As simple or as advanced as you want  

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Specifications (partial):

  • SKU: 1070C001
  • Physical:
    • Operating Temperature: 32–104°F/0–40°C
    • Operating Humidity: 10–90%
    • Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.32 x 2.51 x 1.41 in. / 109.7 x 63.8 x 35.7mm
    • Weight:
      • 9.52 oz. / 270g (CIPA standard)
      • 8.64 oz. / 245g (Body only)
  • Image Capture Device: 20.3 Megapixel*, 1/2.3-inch CMOS 

NOTE: * Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

  • Total Pixels: Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels: Approx. 20.3 Megapixels
  • Lens:
    • Focal Length: 4.3 (W) – 172.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24–960mm)
    • Optical Zoom: 40x
    • Digital Zoom: 4x
    • Focusing Range:
      • Normal: 2.0 in. (5.0cm) – infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) – infinity (T)
      • Auto/Manual: 0.4 in. (1.0cm) – infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) – infinity (T)
      • Macro: 0.4 in. – 1.6 ft. (1–50cm) (W)
    • Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus, Manual focus
  • Viewfinder & Monitor:
    • LCD Monitor: 3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
    • LCD Pixels: Approx. 922,000 dots
    • LCD Coverage : Approx. 100%
  • Aperture & Shutter:
    • Maximum Aperture: f/3.3 (W), f/6.9 (T)
    • Shutter Speed:
      • 1–1/3200 sec.
      • 15–1/3200 sec. (in Tv and M modes)
    • Exposure Control:
      • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80–3200
  • Flash: Built-in Flash
  • Flash Range:
    • 1.6–13.0 ft. (W), 6.6 ft. (T)
    • 50.0cm – 4.0m (W), 2.0m (T)
  • Flash Exposure Compensation: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • Shooting Modes: M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, Portrait, Smile, Wink Self-Timer, Face Self-Timer, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Standard (Movie), Short Clip, iFrame Movie
  • Self Timer: Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom
  • Wireless Control: Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC
    Continuous Shooting:
    • Normal Continuous Shooting in Auto/P modes: Approx. 5.9 shots/sec.
    • Continuous Shooting AF in P mode: Approx. 4.6 shots/sec.
    • Continuous Shooting LV in P mode: Approx. 4.6 shots/sec.
  • Image Storage:
    • Storage Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
    • File Format: Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible
    • Image Compression: Superfine / Fine
  • JPEG Compression Mode:
    • Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
    • Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC(Stereo))
  • Number of Recording Pixels: 
    • Still Images:
      • 16:9 – Large: 5184 x 2912; Medium 1: 3648 x 2048; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
      • 3:2 – Large: 5184 x 3456; Medium 1: 3648 x 2432; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424
      • 4:3 – Large: 5184 x 3888; Medium 1: 3648 x 2736; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Medium: 2592 x 1944; Small: 640 x 480
      • 1:1 – Large: 3888 x 3888; Medium 1: 2736 x 2736; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
    • Videos:
      • Full HD 1920 x 1280: 59.94 fps / 29.97 fps
      • HD 1280 x 720: 29.97 fps
      • 640 x 480: 29.97 fps 

NOTE: For full specifications and additional information, please review the documentation tab above.




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