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Canon SX720 HS

£199.98
Canon SX720 HS
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1,463 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
93
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Age
2 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An enormous optical zoom and very popular 270g camera, with a very reasonable price and a great spec.
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Canon SX720 HS Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Canon SX720 HS we calculated that there is a 52% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon SX720 HS number 9 across all digital cameras and number 35 in best selling cameras.

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Kagoo Score
89
Reviews
87
Features
94
Popularity
94
Value for Money
73
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has good expert reviews and excellent 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. Looking across the entire Fujifilm digital camera range, the average reviews for all Fujifilm cameras are also excellent.
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 digital cameras 2018.
The SX720 HS is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras October 2018.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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 landscape photography. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 33 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography.
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4.1 stars (1,465 reviews)

67%

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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 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 SX720 HS?

Picture Quality
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52
Lens System
334
36
Ease of Use
336
9
Size and Weight
177
18
Features
139
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Price
116
22
Video Capability
38
6
Camera Uses
25
2
Design
67
5
Flash
11
9
Connectivity
32
5
Viewfinder / Screen
5
7
Robustness
23
4
Battery
15
4
Support
5
4
Capacity
3
1
Geotagging
1
0
Noise Level
2
1
Product Quality
0
1
Environmental Considerations
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Features

Key Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels
5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution
Average Optical Zoom
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution
Average Minimum Aperture Number
Has an Image Stabiliser
Average Camera Shutter Speed
Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Average Weight
Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the SX720 HS of 20.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the SX720 HS of 40x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 7% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 minimum aperture number of the SX720 HS of 3.3 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon SX720 HS has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of digital cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The SX720 HS's camera shutter speed of 0.000313s is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon SX720 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 62% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight
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The weight of the SX720 HS of 270g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 59% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The SX720 HS's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 960mm is longer than 91% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The SX720 HS has a carrying case. 89% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The SX720 HS features multi-shot function. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The SX720 HS has a tripod mount. 74% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon SX720 HS of 4x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 38% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

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Has a Self-Timer

The SX720 HS has a self-timer, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels. The SX720 HS's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than 81% of all digital cameras when ranked 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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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the SX720 HS does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the Canon SX720 HS of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 49% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

The SX720 HS has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Canon SX720 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 71% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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The SX720 HS has a GPS, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The SX720 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Popularity

The Canon SX720 HS is currently ranked number 9 across all 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.

The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £229 to £199.98 in the last 62 days.

The chart below compares the value for money of the Canon SX720 HS against some of its competitors.

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Age

Release Date

This camera was released in April 2016.

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How Fast Do Canon Camera Prices Drop After Release?

Canon digital cameras tend to depreciate faster than most digital cameras. Most digital cameras drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. On average Canon digital cameras drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £39 on a typical £807 new Canon digital camera by waiting 6 months before buying.

Manufacturer's Description

Compact in Size. Long in Possibilities.

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. 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.

4.1 Stars

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67% of Customers Would Recommend
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Canon SX720 HS Video Reviews

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Video Capability
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Connectivity
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Viewfinder / Screen
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Robustness
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Battery
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Support
5
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Capacity
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Geotagging
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Noise Level
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Product Quality
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Environmental Considerations
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Canon 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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