As well as being compared against other digicams, the Canon PowerShot A620 is also often compared to ultra compacts and compacts. The Canon PowerShot A620's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SD780 IS and the PowerShot A700) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-S650)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A620 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a screen which flips out and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and is older (august 2005 vs august 2007).

Canon PowerShot A700

Canon PowerShot A700
6 months newer

Significant advantages of the A700 (vs the A620)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the A700 (vs the A620)

  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the A700 and A620

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Support external flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Canon PowerShot A630

Canon PowerShot A630
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the A630 (vs the A620)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the A630 (vs the A620)

  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the A630 and A620

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Support external flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Canon PowerShot A650 IS

Canon PowerShot A650 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the A650 IS (vs the A620)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Higher true resolution: 12 MP vs 7.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the A650 IS (vs the A620)

  • No external flash support

common strengths of the A650 IS and A620

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7
1 year newer
$553

Significant advantages of the G7 (vs the A620)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G7 (vs the A620)

  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the G7 and A620

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Support external flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A620 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a screen which flips out, supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2500 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 33 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), is much larger (mid size (105×66×49 mm) vs ultra compact (87×56×18 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the A620)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the A620)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS and A620

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A620 compared to compact competitors include: it has a screen which flips out, has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none), supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.7"), is much larger (mid size (105×66×49 mm) vs super compact (98×56×21 mm)), is older (august 2005 vs january 2013) and is thicker (1.9" vs 0.8").

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the A620)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Mid size (105×66×49 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2"
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the A620)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the A2500 and A620

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-S650 (vs the A620)

  • Much smaller: Compact (91×61×27 mm) vs Mid size (105×66×49 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 1.9"
  • Much lighter: 178 g vs 285 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S650 (vs the A620)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-S650 and A620

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8