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Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
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661 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Fully-Featured
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Amazon Bestseller
95
Value for Money
Excellent
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2 Years Old
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Excellent
Our Verdict:
An affordable and very popular 270g digital camera, with multiple awards and one of the biggest optical zooms around. It has [an excellent] zoom and it's really able to produce good images, and easy to use.
Camera Labs Recommended chip.com.my Recommended dkamera.de Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
40x 270g Compact 20.3MP Apr 2016
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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS number 2 in best selling cameras and number 7 across all digital cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 96% 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.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2019.
The PowerShot SX720 HS is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2019.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 20 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography, ranking number 31 in everyday photography cameras.
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4.1 stars (661 reviews)

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2 Highly Recommended Awards

It's received a Highly Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com and dkamera.de.
Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended from dkamera.de

2 Recommended Awards

The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Camera Labs and chip.com.my.
Recommended from Camera Labs Recommended from chip.com.my

What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS?

Picture Quality
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Lens System
130
7
Ease of Use
164
4
Features
72
3
Size and Weight
75
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Price
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Design
21
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Connectivity
12
6
Battery
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4
Robustness
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Geotagging
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The Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Was Priced Reasonably
  • ... pocket ultra-zoom cameras. Personally, I'd much rather have a Panasonic FZ330 (or its more affordable predecessor, the FZ200) with its 24x zoom and constant...
    Expert Reviews 4 Apr 2016
  • ... about $100 mire than it should be, but as always Best Buy does offer the best price hands down on not only this camera but just about everything I search ...
    Crysaris - Bestbuy.com 9 Jan 2018
  • Good value easy to use camera that so far has given excellent results.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2018
  • Takes great action shots, easy to carry. Good price...
    Jason - Bestbuy.com 13 Feb 2017
  • Eight People Thought it Was Robust

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was well made, strong and durable and reliable.

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    Well Made
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... long time.One neat feature that you should avail yourself of is it's built in WiFi that lets you send photos to your computer or to your cell phone. You ...
    Bruce - Bestbuy.com 2 Feb 2017
  • Bought it for the built in wi fi. this camera is very similar to an earlier model that i had making it easy to use...
    Vinnie - Bestbuy.com 6 Jan 2018
  • Very well put together. Small and light,fits easily in any pocket, but is versatile enough to use as a point and shoot, or advanced enough to shoot low ...
    Magman0613 - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2017
  • The zoom on this camera is great! It has a lot of great features such as built in wifi transfer, action settings and manual settings...
    User1x2x3 - Bestbuy.com 16 Oct 2016
  • View All Reviews About Put Together
    Strong and Durable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Reliable
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Seven People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Superior Battery Life

    Seven people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had an excellent battery life.

  • ... camera and its features. Easy to use, takes crisp pictures and has excellent battery life...
    SuzyQ - Bestbuy.com 7 Jul 2016
  • ... subjects at a very long distance. The size is perfect for traveling. Battery life is good. Excellent camera for the price...
    GIJohn2468 - Bestbuy.com 3 Jun 2016
  • ... it on vacation and just love the way the pictures turned out. The battery life is good too. The battery lasted all day before needing to be charge up again...
    DBriggs - Bestbuy.com 6 Oct 2017
  • Great image quality a lot of slr type of settings long battery life...
    Flash - Bestbuy.com 2 Oct 2016
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 20 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was compact and was a very good size. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that more than 10 people thought that it was very easy to carry around and several people thought that it was also really lightweight, wasn't heavy and bulky and was thin.

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    Compact
    28 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... camera are all the rage these days, but what if you just wanted a simple compact solution that isn't complicated to operate? Sure, your smartphone might ...
    chip.com.my 7 Aug 2016
  • ... smartphones these days have that great of a... The Canon SX720 HS is a compact camera that is impressive in more ways than one. Its compact design makes ...
    chip.com.my 7 Aug 2016
  • ... is impressive in more ways than one. Its compact design makes it easy to keep even in the smallest of compartments, while the image quality is great if ...
    chip.com.my 7 Aug 2016
  • Bought this for my trip to new york. Loved it compact and took great pictures...
    Louie - Bestbuy.com 30 Nov 2018
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    A Very Good Size
    24 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Easy to Carry Around
    18 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Lightweight
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not Heavy and Bulky
    4 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Thin
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Was Carefully Designed

    More than 20 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was good-looking.

  • Easy to use. Beautiful pictures and many functions...
    Jawgee123 - Bestbuy.com 14 Jul 2017
  • ... needed an sd card and an ubs cord. Sadly, no photos of 2017 Christmas family festivities with my beautiful new Camera...
    William - Bestbuy.com 27 Jan 2017
  • Size. Lightweight look.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Apr 2018
  • ... aperture. If you've got a moving kid, keep looking. Regular shots, though, look crisp and high quality.The features like custom timer (# of seconds and ...
    AndreaBinNC - Bestbuy.com 8 Jul 2018
  • Over 100 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    Over 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was very easy to use and four people thought that it was also very comfortable and easy to hold.

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    Very Easy to Use
    168 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... super easy to use. Probably does a million things I will never use but zoom is easy to use and takes great pictures...
    PackFanDan1 - Bestbuy.com 5 Feb 2018
  • Great camera, super easy to use. Probably does a million things I will never use but zoom is easy to use and takes great pictures...
    PackFanDan1 - Bestbuy.com 5 Feb 2018
  • ... my iPad they synced perfectly to my other devices. It's an easy to use camera with great picture quality. I have yet to try all the photo settings, but ...
    VickiK - Bestbuy.com 23 Jun 2016
  • Getting started document easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Apr 2018
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    Very Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Well Executed Technical Features

    More than 70 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had excellent features.

  • ... love this digital camera, it does everything I need and even more. It has excellent features and takes wonderful pictures...
    Sean - Bestbuy.com 2 Oct 2017
  • Love the features, size and weight of this camera. Have found it easy to use and am still learning all of the features, which are many!
    Vomo - Bestbuy.com 26 Mar 2017
  • Easy to use, compact, good features, great for travel...
    GLPR - Bestbuy.com 20 Jun 2017
  • Good camera for hiking and outdoor activities. Good features as well...
    JoeRightRN - Bestbuy.com 30 Jan 2017
  • Most Owners Thought it Was Good in Terms of Connectivity

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had really wifi capacity.

  • ... zoom so close without making my subjects pose for the photo! Also, the wi-fi is wonderful! I don't have to download the pictures onto my computer before ...
    CanonLover - Bestbuy.com 5 Sep 2016
  • Easy to use, great pictures, easy to hold, love the wi-fi!
    Btevans - Bestbuy.com 8 Jun 2018
  • I love the wifi option, the zoom, the fact that it is small...
    RoxyinMay - Bestbuy.com 4 Feb 2017
  • ... basic functionality as my last Canon PowerShot, but better! Love the WiFi to share pics with my phone and computer...
    Cross58 - Bestbuy.com 25 Jun 2017
  • Five People Thought it Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had a bad recipe book and had bad instructions.

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    Has a Bad Recipe Book
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • The hand book does not explain the purpose of the various facilities.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Apr 2018
  • ... but once I got going I'm really enjoying the camera. I don't find the book to be real easy to navigate. Could be because they give things technical names ...
    Clementine - Bestbuy.com 15 Jun 2018
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    Has Bad Instructions
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Two People Thought This Digital Camera Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was quiet.

  • ... not paid to say this either and again not employed by them. Just a big Best Buy fan I guess...
    Crysaris - Bestbuy.com 9 Jan 2018
  • ... to use all the available options. Primarily use for recording videos, good sound and picture quality...
    MrsO - Bestbuy.com 21 Jun 2017
  • One Person Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Lens

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had a superb zoom and several people thought that it also had a very good autofocus, lens and had a good image stabiliser.

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    Has an Outstanding Zoom
    132 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • ... Canon PowerShot SX720 HS continues that tradition, housing a market-leading 40x optical zoom in a slim and sleek body design, which i...
    PhotographyBlog.com 24 Apr 2016
  • ... superzoom travel compact camera, the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS, features a 40x optical zoom lens, which is an equivalent of 24-960mm in 35mm terms. A digital ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 24 Apr 2016
  • Great camera, fantastic Zoom, lightweight. Took on an Alaska cruise & was able to get great pictures of a Glacier & wonderful movie of group of 12 whales ...
    Dixi12 - Bestbuy.com 30 Jul 2016
  • Camera has a great feel to it, wonderful zoom for wildlife. The pictures are great. Love the camera...
    TheMOM1 - Bestbuy.com 18 Jan 2017
  • View All Reviews About Zoom
    Has an Excellent Autofocus
    8 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Lens
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    6 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Six people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had a good screen.

  • Good size screen. I have difficulty seeingetting the screen in the sun.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Aug 2018
  • Easy to use and the screen is bright and clear. The zoom is excellent for a pocket camera...
    Phil - Bestbuy.com 5 Aug 2018
  • Big zoom. Good size of screen. Easy choosing of main functions on the top. Nice big bag for the camera. No instructions provided. I had difficulty to focus ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Nov 2018
  • This camera does it all. Has a screen that works in bright sunlight. How they get 40x zoom into such a small container is amazing. And the picture quality ...
    Marv - Bestbuy.com 20 Oct 2016
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Took Good Quality Pictures

    More than 200 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was really able to produce good images and more than 40 people thought that it also had a brilliant picture quality. Our analysis also found that several people thought that it was good in low light, had a good picture resolution and was able to produce clear pictures.

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    Really Able to Produce Good Images
    289 people agree
    20 people disagree
  • I bought this camera right before taking a trip to Japan, and it took wonderful pics, zoom is awesome although the shots are a little grainy I didn't play ...
    Rayman - Bestbuy.com 13 May 2017
  • Great camera not too big not too small just the right size. Takes awesome photos. In love with it...
    Lulii - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2017
  • I purchased this to use at work, better pics than your phone. Easy to use, easy instructions to follow. Good app connection so I can upload right to my ...
    Estet - Bestbuy.com 15 Jan 2018
  • ... a lot however it would burn the battery so quickly and I wanted a better photo which I get that and so much more from this camera. Every time I am taking ...
    Chacha - Bestbuy.com 12 Jun 2016
  • View All Reviews About Pics
    Has a Very Good Picture Quality
    49 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good in Low Light
    9 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    8 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Able to Produce Clear Pictures
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Good for Video Capture

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was good for video recording.

  • ... plenty because of its significant lens properties, plus the likes of 1080p movie recording at 60fps. In another sense it's a long way behind the likes ...
    Pocket Lint 18 Feb 2016
  • ... Still image aspect ratios offered are 16:9, 3:2, 4:3 and 1:1. Full HD video is offered in both 30p and 60p for...
    Imaging Resource.com 17 Feb 2016
  • ... camera takes wonderful pictures. Easy to use for a beginner, and takes wonderful videos too!
    Beachy - Bestbuy.com 16 May 2018
  • ... & was able to get great pictures of a Glacier & wonderful movie of group of 12 whales swimming together...
    Dixi12 - Bestbuy.com 30 Jul 2016
  • Seven People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Seven people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS had a good flash.

  • Great to use on automatic. Reasonable shots in dim light when flash not allowed (eg in churches and art galleries. Good zoom. Frustrating not to have a ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Aug 2018
  • ... out on the town. I had the previous version of this camera and loved it until the flash broke. This version is just as awesome. Ive taken action photos ...
    PeaceGirl - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2016
  • 40X & 20 m pixel. Great for outdoor zoom. Good without a flash...
    Golfore - Bestbuy.com 18 Aug 2016
  • ... situations are marginally OK without flash; quite good with flash (although having to manually raise the flash is a nuisance). Smart focus feature works ...
    BarrC - Bestbuy.com 31 Dec 2016
  • One Owner Thought it Had Good Geotagging
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    One Customer Thought it is Good for Sports Photography
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    Two People Thought This Digital Camera is Good for Wildlife Photography

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS is good for wildlife photography.

  • I like taking wildlife photos, especially birds, and the telephoto works great...
    Barb - Bestbuy.com 14 Oct 2016
  • ... traveling and needed to replace a camera. It has 40x zoom which allowed me to get great close-ups of Alaskan wildlife. It's easy to use and very compact...
    LGWATER - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average megapixels
    Bigger than average optical zoom
    Average minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has a tripod mount
    Has a built-in speaker(s)
    Larger than average maximum aperture number
    Has a GPS
    1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    5184 x 3456 still image resolution
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Higher than average display resolution
    Features multi-shot function
    Has a self-timer
    Has a carrying case
    5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
    Average camera shutter speed
    Average weight
    Average display diagonal
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Very small digital zoom
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    Eight people thought it was robust
    Seven people thought this digital camera had a superior battery life
    9 out of 10 people thought it was good in terms of size
    The vast majority of people thought the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS was carefully designed
    Over 100 people thought this digital camera was easy to use
    The vast majority of people thought it had well executed technical features
    Most owners thought it was good in terms of connectivity
    Two people thought this digital camera had an acceptable noise level
    The vast majority of people thought it had a good lens
    6 out of 10 people thought this digital camera had a good screen or viewfinder
    The vast majority of people thought the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS took good quality pictures
    9 out of 10 owners thought it was good for video capture
    Seven people thought it had a good flash
    Two people thought this digital camera is good for wildlife photography
    Five people thought it did not have good technical guidance
    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 15MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS of 20.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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    Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

    The PowerShot SX720 HS's optical zoom of 40x is in the biggest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has an image stabiliser. 69% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Average Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS of 0.000313s is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 40% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 27% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Average Weight
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    The weight of the PowerShot SX720 HS of 270g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 62% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX720 HS of 960mm is longer than 95% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the PowerShot SX720 HS of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 48% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The PowerShot SX720 HS has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

    The PowerShot SX720 HS has a built-in speaker(s). 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot SX720 HS of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a GPS
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    The PowerShot SX720 HS has a GPS. 92% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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    1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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    5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS is 5184 x 3456. That's 28% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 5184x3888, 3648x2736, 2048x1536 plus 12 more values. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 6000 x 3368 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 74% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Higher Than Average Display Resolution

    Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels. The PowerShot SX720 HS's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Features Multi-Shot Function

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS features multi-shot function, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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    Very Small Digital Zoom

    Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The PowerShot SX720 HS's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 31% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has a self-timer, unlike 85% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The PowerShot SX720 HS has a carrying case, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has been listed on Kagoo since June 2018 and is currently ranked number 7 out of 537 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    The majority of owners thought this digital camera was priced reasonably
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    Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Release Date

    April 2016

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    When Are Most New Canon Cameras Released?

    We couldn't see any prominent trend in the release dates for new Canon digital cameras over the last 3 years.

    August was the biggest month last year for new Canon cameras, with five new Canon cameras released that month. Four new Canon digital cameras were released in January 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Canon camera releases. In 2016 most new Canon cameras were released in January as well, with five new Canon cameras released that month.

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    Canon cameras tend to depreciate faster than most digital cameras.

    Most digital cameras drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. New Canon cameras drop in price by an average of 6% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. That means that on a typical Canon camera costing £1,061 you could save on average £60 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Design
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Combined Zoom
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Normal Focusing Range
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Manual Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
    Manual Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus Adjustment
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker(s)
    Voice Recording
    Audio System
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Flip-Out Screen
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    USB Port
    Camera
    Image Processor
    Built-in Processor
    GPS
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Multi-Shot Function
    Histogram
    Maximum Playback Zoom
    Camera File System
    Tripod Mount
    Scene Modes
    Languages Support
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Video Recording Time
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    AC Adapter Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Hand Strap
    Quick Start Guide
    Carrying Case
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Bluetooth
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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