• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 432.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 625.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB250F advantages over Canon SX620 HS

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.43 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone

Canon SX620 HS advantages over Samsung WB250F

  • More telephoto lens reach
    625 mm vs 432 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    6 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 14.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

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

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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 Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB250F
Samsung WB150F
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
Canon SX620 HS
Samsung WB150F
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Panasonic ZS19

Samsung WB250F
Panasonic ZS19
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS19
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Samsung WB250F
Panasonic ZS30
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • HDMI out
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 Panasonic ZS25

Samsung WB250F
Panasonic ZS25
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out
Canon SX620 HS
Panasonic ZS25
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Nikon S7000

Samsung WB250F
Nikon S7000
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer exposure
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
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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