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Canon Powershot A720 IS Digital Camera

Discontinued.
Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
The PowerShot A720 IS is the quintessential A Series camera in a popular line that matches high-end image quality with fun, easy-to-use features that deliver excellent cost performance.

The PowerShot A720 IS is the quintessential A Series camera in a popular line that matches high-end image quality with fun, easy-to-use features that deliver excellent cost performance. Top-notch specifications include 8.0 megapixel resolution and a long 6x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer Technology for sharp images throughout the zoom range. Canon's DIGIC III Image Processor offers advanced Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction for fantastic images. Even expand your creative possibilities with wide-angle and telephoto converter lenses.

 

Features:

  • Exceptional A Series camera with outstanding features such as 8.0 Megapixel resolution, high-power 6x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer.
  • DIGIC III Image Processor with Genuine Canon Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure and flash automatically, leaving you free to compose a group, capture an unguarded moment, or coax the perfect smile.
  • Easy-to-use Mode Dial with a wide range of shooting modes from fully manual to fully automatic, plus AA batteries for convenience anywhere you are.
  • Compatible with a wide range of accessories including wide-angle and telephoto lens converters to expand your photography capabilities and underwater housing.
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Photo Printers, CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.

Specifications:

Type of Camera
 
Compact digital still camera with builtin flash, 6x Optical / 4x Digital / 24x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Type
 
8.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
 
Total Pixels
 
Approx. 8.3 Megapixels
 
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.0 Megapixels
Focal Length
 
5.8-34.8mm f/2.8-4.8 (35mm film equivalent: 35-210mm)
 
Digital Zoom
 
4x
 
Focusing Range
 
Normal: 1.8 ft./55cm-infinity
Macro: 0.39 in.-1.8 ft./1-55cm (W)
 
Autofocus System  TTL Autofocus
 
Viewfinder
 
Real image optical zoom viewfinder
 
LCD Monitor
 
2.5-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color vari-angle LCD with wide viewing angle
 
LCD Pixels
 
Approx. 115,000 pixels
 
LCD Coverage  100%
 
Maximum Aperture
 
f/2.8 (W) - f/4.8 (T)
 
Shutter Speed  15-1/2000 sec. (settable in Tv and M)
 
ISO Sensitivity
 
Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
 
Light Metering Method
 
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame
 
Exposure Control Method
 
Program AE, Manual; AE Lock
 
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
 
White Balance Control
 
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater), Custom
 
Built-in Flash
 
Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
 
Flash Range
 
1.0-11 ft./30cm-3.5m (W), 1.8-8.2 ft./55cm-2.5m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
 
Recycling Time
 
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
 
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
 
Shooting Modes
 
Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Night Scene, Aquarium, Underwater), Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
 
Photo Effects
 
My Colors
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
 
Self-Timer
 
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
 
Wireless Control
 
Not available
 
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 1.3 fps (Large/Fine)
 
Storage Media
 
SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
 
File Format
 
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
 
Image Compression
 
Normal, Fine, SuperFine
 
JPEG Compression Mode
 
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
 
Number of Recording Pixels
 
Still Image: 3,624 x 2.448 (Large), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,264 x 1,832 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 160 x 120 (3 minutes at 15 fps)
 
Playback Modes File
 
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Red-eye Correction, RAW playback, Resize
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback
 
Erase Modes
 
Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
 
Computer Interface
 
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
 
Video Out
 
NTSC/PAL
 
Audio Out
 
Monaural
 
Other
 
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
 
Power Source
 
1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)
 
Shooting Capacity
 
Still Image: approx. 140 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 400 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *
 
Playback Time
 
Approx. 540 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 660 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
 

Operating Temperature
 
32-104 Deg F/0-40 Deg C
 
Operating Humidity
 
10-90%
 
Dimensions (W x H x D)
 
3.83 x 2.64 x 1.65 in. / 97.3 x 67.0 x 41.9mm
 
Weight
 
Approx. 7.05 oz. / 200g (camera body only)
 

 

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