• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 625.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S7000 advantages over Canon SX620 HS

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.2 fps vs 7.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX620 HS advantages over Nikon S7000

  • More telephoto lens reach
    625 mm vs 500 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 295 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    17 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 230k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Nikon S7000
Panasonic ZS30
  • $258
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS30
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Panasonic ZS25

Nikon S7000
Panasonic ZS25
  • $258
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS25
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony WX300

Nikon S7000
Sony WX300
  • $258
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX620 HS
Sony WX300
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony WX350

Nikon S7000
Sony WX350
  • $258
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon SX620 HS
Sony WX350
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Panasonic ZS45

Nikon S7000
Panasonic ZS45
  • $258
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • Lighter weight
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS45
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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