As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, waterproofs, 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 S200) 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).

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
$235 - $349

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 - $360

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

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
1 year older
$175 - $216

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-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$279 - $319

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

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$282 - $287

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 SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
1 year older
$230

Significant advantages of the SX710 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 SX710 HS (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX710 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

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a slightly longer battery life (295 shots vs 240 shots) and is newer (may 2016 vs june 2012).

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 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 S200

Canon PowerShot S200
2 years older
$330

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

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Supports 24p

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: $329.95 vs $249.00

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
7 months older
$391 - $399

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)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $390.60 vs $249.00

Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95
5 years older
$295

Significant advantages of the S95 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the S95 (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 S95 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $295.00 vs $249.00

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
3 years older
$397 - $448

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

  • Significantly larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 922k dots

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

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $396.69 vs $249.00

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 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/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Supports 24p

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

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Built-in flashes

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 prosumer size (114×89×96 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (may 2016 vs february 2015).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (25x vs 39.1x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much shorter battery life (295 shots vs 590 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
4 months older
$215 - $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"

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$195 - $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: $195.00 vs $249.00

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years older
$178 - $268

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
  • Much 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

  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $249.00

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year older
$162 - $171

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
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 922k dots

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"

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
1 year older
$220 - $279

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)
  • 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

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
1 year older
$300

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 590 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 L840 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.8" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 538 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the L840 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Inexpensive: $289.00 vs $249.00

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.2 vs f/3.9), has much more zoom (25x vs 5x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 461k dots) and is slightly smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs compact (109×68×28 mm)).

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

Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30
2 years older
$430

Significant advantages of the D30 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D30 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the D30 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • None found

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 a much higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 460k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (may 2016 vs february 2014), is much smaller (compact (97×57×28 mm) vs professional size (129×101×78 mm)) and is thinner (1.1" vs 3.1").

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 18 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
$318 - $699 (body only)
$358 - $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"
  • Significantly heavier: 485 g vs 182 g

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 182 g
  • Inexpensive: $318.00 vs $249.00

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$500 (body only)
$420 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher true resolution: 18 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 922k dots
  • Much larger: Professional size (130×100×78 mm) vs Compact (97×57×28 mm)

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Light weight: 480 g vs 182 g
  • Inexpensive: $419.99 vs $249.00

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.2 vs f/3.9), has much more zoom (25x vs 5x), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm) and has a slightly higher resolution screen (922k dots vs 230k dots).

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2.5 fps vs 10 fps).

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
7 months newer
$149 - $176

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

Nikon Coolpix L25

Nikon Coolpix L25
4 years older
$129

Significant advantages of the L25 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L25 (vs the PowerShot SX620 HS)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 25x
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 922k dots

common strengths of the L25 and PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"