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CANON PowerShot SX720 HS Superzoom Compact Camera & Travel Kit - Black
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  • 20.3 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 40x
  • 3" / 75 mm LCD screen
  • Built-in WiFi and NFC
Product Code: 162554

  • Product DetailsBack to top
  • Highlights

    - Versatile and pocket sized with a powerful 40x optical zoom

    - 20.3 megapixels for crisp, clear shots

    - 5.9 fps continuous shooting to capture every detail

    - Record stunning Full HD 60 fps video

    For a versatile camera with outstanding zoom capabilities, consider the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Superzoom Compact Camera.

    Capture beautiful shots

    The PowerShot SX720 HS makes use of a 20.3 megapixel HS system to create crisp and clear shots which are certain to impress your friends and family.

    With 5.9 fps continuous shooting, you can ensure that you never miss a crucial moment.

    Versatile and practical, the camera offers plenty of manual options. If you prefer you can simply point and shoot with Hybrid Auto and Creative Shot to create impressive results.

    Shoot video

    Use the PowerShot SX720 HS to record Full HD films at 60 fps. Audio on the video is captured in AAC-LC quality to enhance the visuals.

    For added quality, you can also keep the shot steady while running or at full zoom. A 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabiliser and Auto Level combine to create a smooth and enjoyable recording.


    The PowerShot SX720 HS can be connected to a compatible smart device via WiFi and Dynamic NFC using the Canon connect app. This allows you to shoot remotely, as well as sharing and backing up your photos and recordings.

    There are also USB and HDMI ports to connect the camera to other devices, allowing you to view your recordings on larger screens.

    Make sure you've got enough memory

    It is important to have the right memory card for your camera. The memory card will determine how fast an image is saved and how fast an image is uploaded.

    If you're shooting high definition videos along with high resolution images then it's best to invest in a high performance memory card. A high performance memory card will get the best out of your photography, ensuring the best continuous shooting speed and high quality data capture.
  • Technical InformationBack to top
    Camera type
    Superzoom compact camera  
    DIGIC 6  

    -Actual: 21.1 megapixels
    -Effective: 20.3 megapixels
    ISO sensitivity
    AUTO, 80
    Image stabiliser
    Image Stabilisation (IS)  
    Focal length
    -172 mm
    35 mm equivalent
    -960 mm
    Maximum aperture
    Minimum aperture
    Minimum distance
    1 cm  
    Autofocus & manual  
    Normal distance
    4.3 cm to infinity  
    Focus area points
    9-point autofocus  
    Optical zoom
    40 x  
    Digital zoom
    4 x  
    3" / 75 mm LCD screen  
    Screen features

    -Resolution: 922,000 dots
    -sRGB colour reproduction

    -2 seconds
    -10 seconds
    Continuous shooting
    5.9 fps  
    Shutter speed

    -15 secs
    Exposure modes
    Smart auto, Hybrid auto, Creative shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Live View Control, Sports, SCN, Smart shutter, Handheld night scene, Low light, Fireworks, Creative filters, Movie  
    My colours, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive film, Lighter skin tone, Darker skin tone, Vivid blue, Vivid green, Vivid red, Custom colour  
    White balance
    Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom  
    Maximum photo resolution
    5184 x 3888p  
    Photo file formats
    Video mode
    Yes, with sound  
    Maximum video resolution
    Full HD 1920 x 1080p (60 fps)  
    Video file formats
    Audio file formats
    Other video resolutions

    -Full HD 1920 x 1080p (30 fps)
    -HD 1260 x 720p (30 fps)
    -640 x 480 (30 fps)
    Memory card

    Number of memory card slots

    -USB 2.0
    -Micro HDMI (Type D)
    Pictbridge / direct printing
    WiFi connectivity
    Yes, via smartphone  
    App available
    Yes, Canon connect app  
    Aluminium alloy & plastic  
    Start-up time
    1 second  
    Battery type
    Lithium-ion NB-13L  
    Battery life

    -Approx. 250 shots
    -Eco mode: Approx. 355 shots
    -Approx. 300 min. playback
    650 g  
    Manufacturer’s guarantee
    1 year  
    62 x 144 x 159 mm (H x W x D)  
    Box contents

    -Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Superzoom Compact Camera
    -GorillaPod Tripod
    -Lithium-ion battery NB-13L
    -Battery charger
    -AC cable
    -Wrist strap
    -User manual
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  • Delivery Charges & ServicesBack to top

  • Delivery charge summary  

    Item type

    Delivery charge

    Delivery timeline

    Small items (such as sat navs, cameras, laptops etc.)

    €4.99 for entire order

    3-5 working days

    Large items (such as large TV, washing machines etc.)

    €19.99 for entire order

    Up to 5 working days


    Small items delivery

    ·       Small items – such as cameras, TVs under 39-inches, printers, software, data storage, tablets and laptops – are delivered by our courier partner, DPD.

    ·       DPD’s standard delivery times are between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

    ·       We aim to have all items delivered within 3-5 working days, however, please allow 4-7 days for extended bank holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas.

    ·       For security reasons we do not deliver to Parcel Motels. 

    ·       Please note:  DPD are not authorised to collect your old products for WEEE recycling. However, simply visit your local Currys PC World store with your old product and a valid receipt and a member of staff will be happy to assist you.

    ·       Track your order: For small items please visit DPD’s website and track your order using your unique tracking code specified in your confirmation email.

    Large items delivery

    ·       Large products – such as TVs above 39-inches, washing machines and fridge freezers – are delivered by our KNOWHOW delivery team.  

    ·       KNOWHOW delivers five days a week – Tuesday to Saturday – between 8am and 6pm, anywhere in the Republic of Ireland with the exception of Donegal – where we deliver once a week – and island locations. 

    ·       The evening before your delivery is scheduled, a member of our KNOWHOW team will call you between 3pm and 6pm to advise you of your delivery time window. 

    ·       On the day of delivery our KNOWHOW driver will call you at least 30 minutes before arriving at the delivery address to give you an estimated time of arrival.  

    ·       Once we arrive at the delivery address, we will unbox your items and remove all packaging for recycling. We can also remove your old appliances for WEEE recycling free of charge.

    ·       If you would like us to install and demo your new appliance, our KNOWHOW installers can do this for a small fee.

    ·       Track your order: For large items, you can track your delivery through the KNOWHOW Track It portal. Simply insert your unique tracking code, specified in your confirmation email or instore receipt, and your telephone number.


    Product availability

    ·       Occasionally, we may offer the option of ordering an item in advance if it’s out of stock at the time but more stock is on its way. We will let you know in advance the date of expected delivery if this is the case.

    ·       Please note, if you purchase two or more products at the same time, the items may have different availabilities and methods of delivery, in which case you may receive your items separately.

    VAT and delays

    ·       Please be aware that we cannot offer VAT refunds to overseas customers ordering goods to be delivered to an Irish address. 

    ·       We always try to ensure that orders arrive on time, however sometimes delays occur during peak period, i.e. Christmas and Easter. If we become aware of any unexpected delays with your order we will let you know.


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