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Powershot A720 IS Digital Camera - REFURBISHED
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Canon Powershot A720 IS Digital Camera - REFURBISHED

Condition: Factory Refurbished
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.



  • 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.


Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with builtin flash, 6x Optical / 4x Digital / 24x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
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
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.8 ft./55cm-infinity
Macro: 0.39 in.-1.8 ft./1-55cm (W)
Autofocus System  TTL Autofocus
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
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
Audio Out
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
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.83 x 2.64 x 1.65 in. / 97.3 x 67.0 x 41.9mm
Approx. 7.05 oz. / 200g (camera body only)


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