Canon PowerShot SX620 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX620 HS vs Coolpix B500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Specs

PowerShot SX620 HS

  • Introduced in May 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 – 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 25-625mm (25x), f3.3-6.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 96.9 x 56.9 x 27.9mm³ (3.8″ x 2.2″ x 1.1″)
  • 182g (5.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX620 HS

Coolpix B500

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 – 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-900mm (40x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9mm³ (4.5″ x 3.1″ x 3.7″)
  • 542g (17.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX620 HS vs Coolpix B500: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX620 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX620 HS

Coolpix B500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.30 16.00
Auto Focus points (4)

9 1
Touch screen (2)

Weighs less (2)

182g
(5.9 oz.)
542g
(17.5 oz.)
More portable (2)

154cm³
(10 cu.in.)
843cm³
(53 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX620 HS is made easy by the lower weight than the Coolpix B500 and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX620 HS scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX620 HS

Coolpix B500

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

2 7
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 3200 ISO 125 – 6400 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

295 600

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B500 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix B500 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 13 points for the Coolpix B500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX620 HS

Coolpix B500

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Sensor resolution (MP)

0.92 0.92
Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
WiFi

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX620 HS and Coolpix B500

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Nikon Coolpix B500

15
13

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX620 HS.

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