PowerShot SX720 the thinnest by far

Canon’s ‘slimmest and most powerful superzoom’ yet, the PowerShot SX720 HS, will be available in March.

sx720Inside the 35.6 mm thick body is a 20.3 megapixel CMOS sensor with a DIGIC 6 image processor.

The built-in lens goes from ultra-wide angle at 40x optical zoom (24 – 960mm), with 80x ZoomPlus, making it a compact companion for travellers. It can also capture full HD movies (1080p) – up to 60p in MP4 format.

No pricing, but it’s US$349 ($490) in the US.

To access the full Canon Australia press release, click here.

For the full PowerShot SX720 HS spec tech brochure, click here.

Image sensor: 1/ 2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS, approx 20.3 megapixels, primary colour filter
Image processor: DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
Lens: 4.3 – 172mm focal length (24 – 960mm equivalent), f3.3 – f6.9, 40x optical zoom, 80x ZoomPlus, 13 elements in 11 groups (one Hi-UD lens, three UD lenses, two double-sided aspherical lenses, one single-sided aspherical lens)
ISO sensitivity: 80 – 3200
Video: Full HD
Connectivity: WI-Fi and NFC


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