As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, 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 G9 X Mark II) 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 is newer (may 2016 vs february 2014) and is more popular.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2.5 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$254

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

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 922k dots vs 922k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
2 years older
$268 - $364

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)

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

common strengths of the DSC-WX350 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$317

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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 921k dots vs 922k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$300

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

  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
  • 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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45
1 year older
$210

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS45 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS45 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-ZS45 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
1 year older
$174 - $249

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX610 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 922k dots vs 922k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (25x vs 3.8x), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), is slightly smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs compact (103×60×40 mm)) and has a slightly longer battery life (295 shots vs 220 shots).

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), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
7 months newer
$449

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

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Has a touch screen

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

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very small: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year older
$543

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 4.2x vs 25x
  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×60×40 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the G7 X and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Fairly small: Compact (103×60×40 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
2 years older
$731

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x

common strengths of the S120 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very small: Compact (100×59×29 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
4 years older
$440

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the S100 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very small: Compact (99×60×28 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90
6 years older
$599

Significant advantages of the S90 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

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

Significant disadvantages of the S90 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Significantly less zoom: 3.8x vs 25x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the S90 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very small: Compact (100×58×31 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
7 months older
$379

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

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Has a touch screen

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

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very small: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 460k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs large (130×97×118 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (may 2016 vs february 2014).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (25x vs 60x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 20 mm), has a much shorter battery life (295 shots vs 600 shots) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$199 - $257

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

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 295 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 541 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and PowerShot SX620 HS

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

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
4 months older
$205 - $299

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)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 922k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • 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)
  • Very light: 325 g vs 182 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.1"

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years older
$178 - $212

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

  • None found

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

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

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 182 g
  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $217.00

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
2 years older
$350

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 25x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 295 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×97×118 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.6" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400
2 years older
$268

Significant advantages of the DSC-H400 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much more zoom: 64.6x vs 25x
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H400 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

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

common strengths of the DSC-H400 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Inexpensive: $268.00 vs $217.00

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year older
$229

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 295 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 922k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the L340 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 182 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.1"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it 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 485 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 has a slightly shorter battery life (295 shots vs 500 shots).

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$307 - $649 (body only)
$379 - $549 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: $307.00 vs $217.00

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 3x), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7") and has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 461k dots).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p, is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9"), doesn't have a built-in GPS and is not waterproof.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
4 months older
$1,002

Significant advantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x

common strengths of the Stylus Tough TG-870 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 months older
$125

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"
  • Lighter: 119 g vs 182 g

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
5 years older
$290

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Smaller: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the 300 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
4 years older
$230

Significant advantages of the 320 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the 320 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

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

common strengths of the 320 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×57×21 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
7 months newer
$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)

  • 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 XP120 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S700

Nikon Coolpix S700
8 years older
$339

Significant advantages of the S700 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S700 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 25 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the S700 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Super compact (89×53×23 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)