As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS is also often compared to super zooms, pro digicams, entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX720 HS and the PowerShot SX730 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 and the Cyber-Shot HX60)

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 180 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 shoot as fast continuously (2.5 fps vs 10 fps), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$245

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
2 years older
$268

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the DSC-WX350 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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1 year newer
$379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$279

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

  • 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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$297

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

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
4 months older
$198 - $199

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: $198.00 vs $202.42

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 461k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a slightly longer battery life (295 shots vs 250 shots) and is newer (may 2016 vs january 2015).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
4 months older
$320 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 205 shots vs 295 shots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX540 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

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
1 year older
$219 - $249

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 652 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 652 g vs 182 g

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
4 months older
$212 - $229

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
  • Significantly 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

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

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years older
$140 - $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

  • Fairly small: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 590 g vs 182 g
  • Very inexpensive: $139.95 vs $202.42

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
2 years older
$275

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the SX510 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Very small: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 349 g vs 182 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (may 2016 vs september 2008), is slightly less expensive ($202.42 vs $795.00) and is more popular.

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/2), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
7 months newer
$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
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

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

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
2 years older
$548

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

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

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

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 295 shots

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10
7 years older
$795

Significant advantages of the G10 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 1000 shots vs 295 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G10 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the G10 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Great battery life: 1000 shots vs 295 shots

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (may 2016 vs march 2009), is much smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs professional size (129×101×78 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (182 g vs 520 g).

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
7 years older
$349 (body only)

Significant advantages of the T1i (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T1i (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.4" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the T1i and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.1"
  • Inexpensive: $349.09 vs $202.42

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$289 - $549 (body only)
$326 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.1"
  • Much heavier: 485 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 182 g
  • Inexpensive: $274.99 vs $202.42

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (25x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 37 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 118k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
7 months newer
$96 - $139

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

  • None found

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

  • Much 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

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SD500

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the SD500 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD500 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 25x
  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 25 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the SD500 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"