Canon PowerShot SX710 HS – Overview
Zoom Power to Go.
For capturing everything from vacation videos to everyday snaps, you’ll want the high-zoom, compact-body PowerShot SX710 HS camera by your side. Powerfully advanced yet easy to use, this camera is prepared to handle a variety of situations. The amazing 30x Optical Zoom gives you the versatility you need to take your still images and breathtaking 1080p Full HD video to the next level, with Intelligent IS and Zoom Framing Assist to keep even your highest zoom shots clear and steady. Experience sophisticated video capabilities including 60p/30p/24p and MP4 options, the ability to add background music to your clips in Story Highlights, and advanced Dynamic IS that keeps video steady even when you shoot while running or walking backwards. Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC make sharing what you’ve captured simple. With a 20.3 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor that create the Canon HS SYSTEM for excellent low-light performance, all packed into a slim design, this camera is perfect for travelers, families, and anyone who appreciates superb quality and performance.
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
- 20.3MP 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- Canon 30x Optical Zoom Lens
- 25-750mm (35mm Equivalent)
- 3.0″ 922k-Dot LCD Monitor
- Full HD Video Recording at 60p/30p/24p
- Built-In Wi-Fi/NFC, CS100 Compatibility
- Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
- ISO 3200 and 6 fps Shooting
- Zoom Framing Assist & Story Highlights
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 30x Optical, 4x Digital and 120x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
20.3 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
Approx. 20.3 Megapixels*
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
4.5mm (W) – 135.0mm (T) (35mm film equivalent: 25-750mm)
Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) – infinity (W), 4.6 ft. (1.4 m) – infinity (T);
Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) – infinity (W), 4.6 ft. (1.4 m) – infinity (T);
Macro: 0.4 in. – 1.6 ft. (1 – 50 cm);
Sports: 3.3 ft. (1 m) – infinity (W), 26.0 ft. (8m) – infinity (T)
TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
Approx. 922,000 dots
Aperture and Shutter
f/3.2 (W), f/6.9 (T)
1 – 1/3200 sec.
15 – 1/3200 sec. (in Tv and M Modes)
Auto, ISO 80-3200
Available in 1-step increments
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect.
*2 Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame
Exposure Control Method
±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect WB).
- Adjusts the white balance separately for the main subject and the background when the flash fires
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect
1.6 – 11 ft. (W), 4.6 – 6.6 ft. (T) / (50cm – 3.5m (W), 1.4 – 2.0m (T))
- Image brightness at the corners may diminish depending on the shooting distance
10 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3 increments
M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot1, Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter2, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Standard Movie, Short Clip, iFrame Movie
*1Auto, Retro, Monochrome, Special and Natural effects
2Smmile, Wink Self-timer, FaceSelf-timer
Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
Approx. 10-sec. delay, Approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom
Wi-Fi™ and NFC
Normal: Approx. 3.1 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 8.5 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst HQ)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
JPEG (Superfine, Fine)
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 JPEG
Video: MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels
1) 16:9 – Large: 5184 x 2912; Medium 1: 3648 x 2048; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
2) 3:2 – Large: 5184 x 3456; Medium 1: 3648 x 2432; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424
3) 4:3 – Large: 5184 x 3888; Medium 1: 3648 x 2736; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Small: 640 x 480
4) 1:1 – Large: 3888 x 3888; Medium 1: 2736 x 2736; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
5) In Low Light: Medium: 2592 x 1944
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps (59.94), 30 fps (29.97)
iFrame Movie 1920 x 1080: 30 fps (29.97)
HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Digest Movie 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Miniature Effect 1280 x 720*1: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Miniature Effect 640 x 480*1: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Short Clip 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
1Playback: 30 fps (29.97)
Number of Recordable Images
|File Size (KB)||16 GB||File Size (KB)||16 GB||File Size (KB)||16 GB||File Size (KB)||16 GB|
|Medium 1 (M1)||SF||3,847||3,982||4,361||3,520||4,785||3,217||3,589||4,262|
|Medium 2 (M2)||SF||1,095||13,497||1,440||10,563||1,602||9,344||1,213||12,459|
Note: SF=Superfine / F=Fine
* When in Low Light.
• The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.
Time of Recordable Movies
|iFrame Movie||Short Clip||Miniature Effect|
|Full HD: 1920 x 1080||HD: 1280 x 720||HD: 1280 x 720||VGA: 640 x 480|
|Shooting||30 fps*3||30 fps*3||6 fps|
|Playback||30 fps*3||30 fps*3|
|Single Clip Approx. Recording Time*2||29 min. 59 sec.||Depends on setting||29 min. 59 sec.||1 hr.|
|Video Recording Bit Rate||NA||NA||NA|
|Movie Size (KB/sec.)||4,898||977||195||98||49||73||37||18|
|16GB||52 min. 12 sec.||4 hrs. 12 min. 55 sec.||21 hrs. 12 min. 38 sec.||40 hrs. 43 min. 15. sec.||75 hrs. 43 min. 35 sec.||52 hrs. 57 min. 51 sec.||95 hrs. 55 min. 27 sec.||162 hrs. 53 min. 25 sec.|
|Other than the Above|
|Full HD: 1920 x 1080||HD: 1280 x 720||VGA: 640 x 480|
|Shooting||60 fps*2||30 fps*3||30 fps*3||30 fps*3|
|Single Clip Approx. Recording Time*2||29 min. 59 sec.||29 min. 59 sec.||1 hr.|
|Video Recording Bit Rate||Approx. 35 Mbps||Approx. 24 Mbps||Approx. 8 Mbps||Approx. 3 Mbps|
|Movie Size (KB/sec.)||4,288||2,945||992||382|
|16GB||59 min. 30 sec.||1 hr. 26 min. 05 sec.||4 hrs. 05 min. 15 sec.||10 hrs. 22 min. 35 sec.|
*1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card.
• Recording stops automatically once the file size reaches 4 GB or the memory card becomes full.
• Recording may stop unexpectedly if a memory card with a low Speed Class is used.
*2 Actual frame rate is 59.94 fps.
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
Playback Modes File
Still Images & Videos:
Auto Rotate, Transition Effects (Off, Fade), Scroll Display, Rotate, Favorites, Search Jump (Favorites, Date, Still Images, Movies, Digest, Jump 10 Images, Jump 100 Images), Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Filtered Playback, Slideshow
Single, Index, Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Thumbnails, Information Display, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Resume Playback, Red-Eye Correction, Cropping, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors
Normal Playback, Skip Backward, Previous Frame, Next Frame, Skip Forward, Resume Playback, Erase Clip, Edit Digest Movie
Select*1, Select Range, Select All Images
- The image data in memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
- RAW+JPEG images can be erased individually.
*1 Movies can be erased individually.
Analog: NTSC or PAL, Digital: HDMI (HDMI™ micro connector)
SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA and PictBridge-compatible printers
Battery Pack NB-6LH, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40
Approx. 230 Shots
Approx. 315 Shots in ECO Mode
Approx. 4 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.44 x 2.59 x 1.37 in. / 112.7 x 65.8 x 34.8mm
Approx. 9.49 oz. / 269g (CIPA standard)
Approx. 8.64 oz. / 245g (Body only)
Note: 30 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, Hindi, Malaysian, Indonesian, Vietnamese). All data are based on Canon’s Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice. Canon, DIGIC, ELPH, PIXMA, and PowerShot and SELPHY are registered trademarks of Canon Inc. in the United States and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Mac is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. All other products and brand names are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of their respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.