As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms and compacts. The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-Shot HX60 and the CyberShot DSC-H300) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX720 HS and the PowerShot SX740 HS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (295 shots vs 210 shots) and is newer (may 2016 vs january 2015).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2.5 fps vs 10 fps), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$257

Significant advantages of the HX60 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 25 mm
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the HX60 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the HX60 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $257.03 vs $164.00

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 2.5 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $199.00 vs $164.00

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$315

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $269.00 vs $164.00

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$359 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 2.5 fps

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $359.00 vs $164.00

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
4 months older
$179

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $179.00 vs $164.00

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
4 years older
$492

Significant advantages of the SX260 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the SX260 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the SX260 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $492.00 vs $164.00

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has much more zoom (25x vs 3x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly longer battery life (295 shots vs 240 shots), is newer (may 2016 vs october 2013) and is thinner (1.1" vs 1.2").

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/1.8), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
7 months older
$391

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 3x vs 25x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 209 g vs 182 g

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SD4000 IS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2

Significant disadvantages of the SD4000 IS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 3.8x vs 25x
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the SD4000 IS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×54×23 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 175 g vs 182 g

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
7 months newer
$370 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 3x vs 25x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 235 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 206 g vs 182 g

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1
2 years older
$480

Significant advantages of the XQ1 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Shoots faster: 12 fps vs 2.5 fps
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the XQ1 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 4x vs 25x
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the XQ1 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Light weight: 206 g vs 182 g

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
3 years older
$368 - $382

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 3.6x vs 25x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 1.4" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 295 shots
  • Inexpensive: $368.00 vs $164.00

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 461k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (may 2016 vs january 2015) and is thinner (1.1" vs 4.8").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly shorter battery life (295 shots vs 350 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
4 months older
$175 - $199

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 195 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX420 IS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 325 g vs 182 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.1"

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years older
$178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 182 g

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
1 year older
$229 - $230

Significant advantages of the SX530 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the SX530 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 295 shots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the SX530 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 442 g vs 182 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$257 - $279

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 295 shots
  • Better wide angle: 23 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 182 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to compact competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (25x vs 5x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 461k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it is thicker (1.1" vs 0.8").

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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1 year newer
$149 - $150

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
4 years older
$370

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Much shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 295 shots
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix S4100

Nikon Coolpix S4100
5 years older
$387

Significant advantages of the S4100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S4100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x

common strengths of the S4100 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
7 months newer
$100 - $109

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"