As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS is also often compared to super zooms, entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams and compacts. The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX720 HS and the PowerShot SX610 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 is newer (may 2016 vs january 2015) 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 40 fps) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$294

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

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 922k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
2 years older
$268 - $313

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

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$341

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

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 922k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
1 year older
$164

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

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 922k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
4 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Shoots much faster: 40 fps vs 2.5 fps
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$279 - $295

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

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 significantly smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs large (128×93×114 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (may 2016 vs january 2015) and is thinner (1.1" vs 4.5").

However, on average it has much less zoom (25x vs 60x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 21 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out and lacks and external mic jack.

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)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • 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)
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Inexpensive: $199.00 vs $217.99

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
4 months older
$186 - $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
  • 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"

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
1 year older
$220 - $249

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

  • Significantly more zoom: 50x vs 25x
  • 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
  • Larger: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the SX530 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Light weight: 442 g vs 182 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 25x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.7" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 616 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
2 years older
$322

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

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Inexpensive: $322.39 vs $217.99

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
1 year older
$378 - $449

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much more zoom: 65x vs 25x
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly larger: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.5" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 650 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the SX60 HS and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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
$305 - $649 (body only)
$343 - $449 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: $304.99 vs $217.99

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (25x vs 4.2x), has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 461k dots), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (may 2016 vs september 2008) and is slightly less expensive ($217.99 vs $449.95).

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 slightly 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 G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year older
$450

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 shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the G7 X and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10
7 years older
$604

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 lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the G10 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
7 months newer
$429 - $529

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)

  • None found

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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200
2 years older
$242

Significant advantages of the S200 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2

Significant disadvantages of the S200 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 295 shots

common strengths of the S200 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $241.55 vs $217.99

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to compact competitors include: it has much more zoom (25x vs 4x), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 848 x 480 @ 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 230k dots).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p, is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9") and slightly shorter exposures (15 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
7 months newer
$139

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

  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 2.5 fps

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/3.2
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 922k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
5 years older
$275

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 less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Significantly 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
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7
7 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS7 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 15 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS7 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 25 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 848 x 480 @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 25x

common strengths of the DMC-FS7 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
4 years older
$299

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

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 922k dots
  • Much 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
  • Larger than average screens: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens