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Canon Powershot SX720 HS

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Canon Powershot SX720 HS

£259.99
£228.00 £32 cheaper than 67 days ago
Canon Powershot SX720 HS
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Camera Labs Recommended chip.com.my Recommended dkamera.de Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
A huge optical zoom and low cost compact digital camera, with multiple awards and very good features
Compact 20.3MP 40x Yes Apr 2016
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CANON PowerShot SX720 HS Superzoom Compact Camera & Travel Kit Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£228.00
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Canon Powershot SX720 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon Powershot SX720 HS number 14 across all digital cameras and number 92 in best selling cameras.
86
Reviews
973 Reviews + 4 Awards
95
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
1 Year Old
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Chip.com.my plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Very big optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Canon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 32 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 36 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 30 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 81% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Canon Powershot SX720 HS Video Reviews

Canon Powershot SX720 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

The writers at websites Chip.com.my and Camera Labs both concluded that they would endorse this Canon camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both websites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which thought that this Canon camera was great.

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100 based on 17 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and ichip.ru.

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Excellent User Reviews

This camera has a terrific average user rating based on 956 user reviews. 573 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 42,313 expert and user reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 2 years old. At £228.00 it is in the cheapest 32% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon Powershot SX720 HS and the United Kingdom price of £228.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $220.00 (£305.12).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the Powershot SX720 HS in April 2016.

Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The Powershot SX720 HS has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Powershot SX720 HS of 20.3MP is in the highest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Powershot SX720 HS of 40x is in the biggest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Powershot SX720 HS of 3,200 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon Powershot SX720 HS of 3.3 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Powershot SX720 HS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The Powershot SX720 HS's weight of 245g is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 42% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Powershot SX720 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Powershot SX720 HS's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Powershot SX720 HS of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Powershot SX720 HS has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon Powershot SX720 HS features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon Powershot SX720 HS has a tripod mount. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon Powershot SX720 HS of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 51% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Powershot SX720 HS has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon Powershot SX720 HS of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Powershot SX720 HS has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon Powershot SX720 HS has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Canon Powershot SX720 HS does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Powershot SX720 HS has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon Powershot SX720 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

focus camera sx720k2, sx720 cnsx720red1208, teds cnnsx720blackus, canon 1070c0011035, canon pssx720hsre, canon pssx720hsbk, canon 16484digi, canon 1071c014, canon 1070c002, canon 1071c001, canon sx720hs, canon i3epro

Barcodes:

00013803269369, 00636156040661, 00704407746928, 00710475916484, 00753646542167, 00792745382885, 04549292056594, 04549292056617, 04549292056921, 04549292056945, 08714574635804, 08714574635828, 08714574639574, 08714574639604

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