• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 625.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 140 IS advantages over Canon SX620 HS

  • Lighter weight
    130g vs 182g
    Lighter weight

Canon SX620 HS advantages over Canon 140 IS

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    625 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 295 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    5 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 77k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.1 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony WX80

Canon 140 IS
Sony WX80
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon SX620 HS
Sony WX80
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Canon 140 IS
Canon 130 IS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
Canon SX620 HS
Canon 130 IS
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Canon 140 IS
Panasonic ZS30
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS30
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Sony W830

Canon 140 IS
Sony W830
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More pixels
Canon SX620 HS
Sony W830
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon S7000

Canon 140 IS
Nikon S7000
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon SX620 HS
Nikon S7000
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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