• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 625.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung Galaxy Camera advantages over Canon SX620 HS

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 27 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher-res screen
    922k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon SX620 HS advantages over Samsung Galaxy Camera

  • Less expensive
    $249 vs $359
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    625 mm vs 483 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    182g vs 301g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.1 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Powerful zoom lens; Fast processor; Huge and bright display; Modern Android operating system; Vast selection of available apps.

  • Large, heavy body; Expensive pricetag; 3G/4G data plan adds to cost; Sedate performance; Image quality doesn't compare well to other similarly sized / priced cameras.

The Competition

Compared to Samsung WB850F

Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung WB850F
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Thinner
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Lighter weight
Canon SX620 HS
Samsung WB850F
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Samsung WB800F

Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung WB800F
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
Canon SX620 HS
Samsung WB800F
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Samsung Galaxy Camera
Panasonic ZS30
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Lighter weight
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS30
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Headphone jack
Canon SX620 HS
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon S7000

Samsung Galaxy Camera
Nikon S7000
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Canon SX620 HS
Nikon S7000
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Faster JPEG shooting
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