Canon A720 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot A720 IS 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: A720 IS
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.6 oz (243 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.
(97 x 66 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 1832 (6.0 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 8.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 210 mm
Zoom Ratio: 6.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 49 cm to Infinity
19.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.8 (T) - f/8.0
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (at center or linked to single AF point), and Face Detect
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Stitch Assist, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater
Self Timer: 2 ,10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow-sync (first and second-curtain sync available)
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Normal: 1.8-11.0 ft./55cm-3.5m (W), 1.8-8.2 ft./55cm-2.5m (T); Macro: 1-1.8 ft./30-55cm (W-M) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input
Included Software: Canon software suite
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No
CIPA Rating: 400
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical image stabilization.

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