As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S620 is also often compared to travel zooms and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S620's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-WX80) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S630 and the Coolpix B500)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S620 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3.5), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 37 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (53×90×23 mm) vs compact (58×97×26 mm)) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1").

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1 fps vs 11 fps).

Nikon Coolpix S630

Nikon Coolpix S630
similar age

Significant advantages of the S630 (vs the S620)

  • Shoots faster: 11 fps vs 1 fps

Significant disadvantages of the S630 (vs the S620)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 28 mm
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.7

common strengths of the S630 and S620

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (58×97×26 mm) vs Super compact (53×90×23 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S620 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3.3).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1 fps vs 10 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2009 vs january 2013).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX80 (vs the S620)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX80 (vs the S620)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX80 and S620

  • Very small: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (53×90×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 124 g vs 120 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S620 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3), is slightly smaller (super compact (53×90×23 mm) vs prosumer size (114×78×95 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.7") and is significantly lighter (120 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1 fps vs 7.4 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
7 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the S620)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the S620)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (53×90×23 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 541 g vs 120 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and S620

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (53×90×23 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 120 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.9"