Canon Powershot SX720 HS Camera (Red) (Discontinued)
The Canon Powershot SX720 HS is the perfect camera for individuals seeking a powerful and versatile take-anywhere compact camera. The camera's versatility comes from its high definition 20.3 megapixel sensor with good low light capability, and a superb 40x optical zoom lens with high speed autofocus and image stabilisation.Unfortunately the Canon Powershot SX720 HS is discontinued. Please have a look at the replacement model, the SX730
- 40x zoom
- 20.3 Megapixel sensor
- Image stabilisation
- 100-3200 ISO
- Full HD video recording
- 3 inch LCD screen
- Built-in flash
- Built-in Wi-Fi
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Canon PowerShot SX720 HS features:
Pocket this powerful, compact travel superzoom and be ready to shoot beautiful stills and movies you’ll want to share. A 40x zoom lens and advanced features help you capture precious moments in superb detail.
40x optical zoom
The Canon Powershot SX720 HS features an amazing 24-960mm reach from its 40x optical zoom lens. The wide 24mm side of the zoom range will enable you to shoot expansive landscapes, architecture, or group shots; while the 960mm super-telephoto side will enable close-ups of distant subjects such as wildlife.
Image stabilization (IS)
The Powershot SX720 HS features image stabilization across the whole zoom range, helping you get sharp images from distant subjects and low light conditions.
Zoom Framing Assist
Zoom Framing Assist offers a seek assist function that detects when you're panning and automatically zooms out to help, and when you stop stop panning the lens will automatically return to its original position. Zoom Framing Assist keeps your subject's face the same size in your frame no matter how they move. Tap the Zoom Framing Assist function button to detect your subject's face, and as your subject retreats and advances the camera will automatically zoom in and out so their face remains the same size. The feature has been further enhanced by letting you choose the subject's size: choices include face, upper body, whole body, manual or off for superior assistance and control. And, for even more convenience, all Zoom Framing Assist functions are also available when shooting video.
20.3 Megapixel sensor
A powerful 20.3 megapixel sensor along with Canon's DIGIC 6 image processor provides images with accurate colours, while light sensitivities form ISO 100 to 3200 enables you to capture stunning images in low light conditions.
Full HD video recording with Dynamic Video IS
A dedicated movie button captures stunning 1080p Full HD videos at a smooth 60 frames per second, while Dynamic Video IS offers 5-axis image stabilization to visually reduce camera shake.
Wi-Fi & NFC connectivity
Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows wireless media transfers to compatible mobile devices, social networking sites and Wi-Fi enabled computers. Wi-Fi also allows remote shooting from a compatible smartphone or tablet, while built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) allows quick and simple pairing to a compatible smart device.
High speed auto focus
The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS features a blazing fast auto focus and low shooting lag to help capture great shots as they happen.
3 inch LCD screen
A large 3.0-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 922,000 dots allows for easy operation and viewing.
Creative shot mode
Creative Shot mode uses the composition, color and lighting from your original image to create unique and punchy images with an artistic flair.
The Story Highlights feature automatically compiles your images and video into a mini highlight reel complete with music and effects.
- Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Camera
- NB-13L Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1250mAh)
- CB-2LH Battery Charger for NB-13L Li-Ion Batteries
- WS-800 Wrist Strap
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 30x Optical, 4x Digital and 120x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
20.3 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
Approx. 20.3 Megapixels*
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
4.5mm (W) - 135.0mm (T) (35mm film equivalent: 25-750mm)
Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 4.6 ft. (1.4 m) - infinity (T);
Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 4.6 ft. (1.4 m) - infinity (T);
Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1 - 50 cm);
Sports: 3.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (W), 26.0 ft. (8m) - infinity (T)
TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
Approx. 922,000 dots
Aperture and Shutter
f/3.2 (W), f/6.9 (T)
1 - 1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (in Tv and M Modes)
Auto, ISO 80-3200
Available in 1-step increments
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect.
*2 Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame
Exposure Control Method
±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect WB).
- Adjusts the white balance separately for the main subject and the background when the flash fires
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect
1.6 - 11 ft. (W), 4.6 - 6.6 ft. (T) / (50cm - 3.5m (W), 1.4 - 2.0m (T))
- Image brightness at the corners may diminish depending on the shooting distance
10 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3 increments
M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot1, Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter2, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Standard Movie, Short Clip, iFrame Movie
*1Auto, Retro, Monochrome, Special and Natural effects
2Smmile, Wink Self-timer, FaceSelf-timer
Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
Approx. 10-sec. delay, Approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom
Wi-Fi™ and NFC
Normal: Approx. 3.1 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 8.5 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst HQ)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
JPEG (Superfine, Fine)
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 JPEG
Video: MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels
1) 16:9 - Large: 5184 x 2912; Medium 1: 3648 x 2048; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
2) 3:2 - Large: 5184 x 3456; Medium 1: 3648 x 2432; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424
3) 4:3 - Large: 5184 x 3888; Medium 1: 3648 x 2736; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Small: 640 x 480
4) 1:1 - Large: 3888 x 3888; Medium 1: 2736 x 2736; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
5) In Low Light: Medium: 2592 x 1944
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps (59.94), 30 fps (29.97)
iFrame Movie 1920 x 1080: 30 fps (29.97)
HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Digest Movie 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Miniature Effect 1280 x 720*1: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Miniature Effect 640 x 480*1: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Short Clip 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
1Playback: 30 fps (29.97)
PRODUCT WARRANTY INFORMATION
1. What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Fujifilm cameras are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.
SIGMA & TAMRON LENSES
Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty.
LEXAR & SANDISK MEMORY CARDS
Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product. The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.
USED GEAR PURCHASED FROM ORMS
All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.
REFURBISHED GEAR PURCHASED FROM ORMS
All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.
2. My product has gone faulty, now what ?
Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at email@example.com
1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.
1. FREE Standard Shipping
Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1 000. (T&C's apply)
*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:
- Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
- Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
- The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.
*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.
2. Aramex Courier Service (local)
We use Aramex couriers as our preferred method of delivery.
With sophisticated track and trace equipment, you can pinpoint exactly where your parcel is, from the moment it is dispatched by us, until it's safely handed over to you the recipient.
Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.
We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order.
- Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
- Standard Shipping @ R 80.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 2-4 Business Days)* - To all areas.
*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The base price of R80.00 incl. VAT is for a parcel up to 10kg in Volumetric and Physical weight. Should the item/s exceed this weight, we reserve the right to increase the shipping charge accordingly.
Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive.
3. DHL Express Courier Service (International)
International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)
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International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.
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You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Cape Town or Bellville branches. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for online sales on arrival.
Orms Shop - Cape Town
Shop 5, Roeland Square
Upper Canterbury Street
Gardens, Cape Town, 8001