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Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Camera
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Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Camera (Red) $445.00

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PLEASE NOTE that some of the products listed, e.g. spare batteries, chargers, etc, may already be included with your purchase.

Canon NB-13L Rechargeable Camera Battery
Canon NB-13L Rechargeable Camera Battery
SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I 90MB/s SD Memory Card (32GB)
SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I 90MB/s SD Memory Card (32GB)
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Product Summary

  • 20.3 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor
  • 40x Optical Zoom
  • 3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
  • Built-in flash
  • Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
  • 4.3mm - 172.0mm focal length 
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor 
  • Maximum aperture of f/3.2
  • 1080p Full HD video
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • 2 Years Genuine Warranty with Canon Australia

Bring your adventures to the next level with Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Camera and feel the vibe of the compact and versatile travel camera in a new pack of powerful imaging technology. Its massive 40x Optical Zoom is capable of capturing distant object in a crisp and clear detail, aside from the 20.3 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor plus DIGIC 6 Image Processor  in which the camera produces smooth image quality. It provides 4.3mm - 172.0mm focal length making a wide-angle coverage to telephoto perspectives supported by an Intelligent IS image stabilization system to minimize the camera shake. Compact handling is also benefitted by the 3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3) plus and a built-In Wi-Fi with NFC to wirelessly share the images just as easy. PowerShot SX720 HS is capable of recording 1080p Full HD video and with the built-in flash, still photos will be as clear as you were shooting outdoors. 

Product Features in Detail

Travel light
The ideal travel companion, this pocket-sized powerhouse gets you closer to distant detail with a huge 40x optical zoom. An intelligent optical Image Stabilizer with Power IS mode ensures sharp and steady images especially at long zoom. Keep track of distant subjects and enjoy optimal framing with Zoom Framing Assist.

Realistic Full HD movies
Effortlessly shoot realistic Full HD 60p movies at the touch of a button and enjoy steady footage at full zoom or on the run with 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilizer and Auto Level. Capture 4, 5 or 6s clips with fun playback options using Short Clip Movie or use Story Highlights to intelligently edit photos and clips into a movie album.

Connect and share
Wi-Fi* with Dynamic NFC lets you connect and share to compatible smart devices with just one tap. Capture great wildlife shots or selfies with wireless Remote Shooting and use GPS via Mobile to keep track of where images were taken, while Image Sync automatically backs up new images to cloud services like Canon’s irista.

Perfect - day or night
Enjoy beautiful, crisp and clear shots in any light thanks to HS system, which combines a 20.3 Megapixels CMOS sensor with powerful DIGIC 6 processor. Capture spontaneous moments with fast 0.11 s AF and 5.9 fps sustained continuous shooting. Frame, view and share with ease using the large (3.0-type), high resolution (922k sRGB dots) LCD.

Simple or advanced
Take your next step in creative photography with full manual exposure control and manual focus with MF Peaking aid that lets you frame and focus perfectly; or just point and shoot with Hybrid Auto, which chooses the perfect camera settings for you. Use Creative Shot to capture the same subject in a variety of artistic ways.

Included in the Box

     Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Camera
     Wrist Strap WS-800
     Battery Pack NB-13L
     Battery Charger CB-2LYE
     AC Cable
     User Manual Kit
     24 Month Warranty Card with Canon Australia 

Warranty Information

     The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Camera comes with 24 Months Australian Warranty from Canon Australia. 
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.3M ¹
Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 21.1M
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour
DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
Focal Length
4.3 – 172.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 960 mm)
Optical 40x
Plus 80x
Digital approx. 4.0x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x¹)
Combined approx. 160x
Maximum f/number
f/3.3 – f/6.9
13 elements in 11 groups (1 Hi-UD lens, 3 UD lenses, 2 double-sided aspherical lenses, 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens shift-type), Approx. 3.0-stop ¹. Intelligent IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
AF System/ Points
AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE ¹, Tracking AF,
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
AF Lock
AF Assist Beam
Manual Focus
Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance
1 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro
Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)
AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
ISO sensitivity
AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
1 – 1/3200 s (factory default) 
15 – 1/3200 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom.
Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto
7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD (TFT), approx. 922,000 dots, sRGB colour reproduction
Approx. 100%
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 4.0 m (W) / 2.0 m (T)
Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Live View Control, Sports, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modes
Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 5.9 shots/s until memory card becomes full ¹
with AF: Approx. 4.6 shots/s² ³
with Live View: Approx.4.6 shots/s² ³
Image Size
4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
Resize option available in playback
Superfine, Fine
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 29.97 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps
Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s ¹
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²
Still Image Type
JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)
GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Red-Eye Correction
Yes, during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, with Auto Rotate
Yes, during playback
Playback zoom
Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
Menu Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew
Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)
HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support ¹
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 ¹
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11
CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 250 shots 
Eco Mode: Approx. 355 shots 
Playback Mode: Approx. 300 min
A/C Power Supply
Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E ¹ or other typical USB charging methods
Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1570
Travel Case DCC-2400
Travel Case DCC-2500
PowerShot Accessory Organizer
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E
Battery Charger CB-2LHE
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L
Interface cable IFC-600PCU
Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
109.7 x 63.8 x 35.7 mm
Approx. 270 g (including battery and memory card)
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.;Subject to change without notice.

Effective Pixels - ¹ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
Zoom - ¹ Depending on the image size selected.
Image Stabilisation - ¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
AF Modes - ¹ Some settings limit availability.
Continuous Shooting - ¹ Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.
² Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
³ Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
Movie Length - ¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
Computer/Other - ¹ Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit
PC & Macintosh - ¹ Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
A/C Power Supply - ¹ Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold separately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors. Charging time varies depending on the remaining battery power.



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