Canon Introduces the PowerShot SX620 HS - a Loaded, Well Connected, Compact 20.2 Megapixel Camera with a 25x Stabilized Optical Zoom Lens

Canon USA is announcing the PowerShot SX620 HS, a new state-of-the-art digital camera  that is loaded with features that are packed into a compact body size, allowing it to fit into many pockets or purses, while sporting a powerful 25x (same angle of view as a 25-625mm focal range on a 35mm camera) stabilized, optical zoom lens.

The successor to the PowerShot SX610 HS that we reviewed in April of 2015, this new model is designed to be well connected, thanks to built in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC), so that users can take advantage of features that allow easy sharing and transferring of images and videos to a personal computer or other compatible devices.


Canon_SX620HS_BLACK_FLASH_100px.jpgThe new Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera will be available in black, red and silver, and is scheduled to be available in late June (2016) for an estimated retail price of $279.99.

See our SX620 HS Preview for more details. Below is the Press Release from Canon USA:

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SHARE MEMORIES ON THE GO WITH NEW COMPACT, CONNECTED POWERSHOT SX620 HS DIGITAL CAMERA


Latest Canon PowerShot Digital Camera Provides Impressive Image Quality and Zoom Range in a Compact Size


MELVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2016 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced today the new Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera - ideal for individuals looking for a convenient, easy-to-carry compact digital camera capable of producing high-quality photos and videos. This new camera boasts a 20.2 Megapixel* CMOS imaging sensor and a powerful 25X Optical Zoom lens (25-625mm equivalent) in a form factor that will easily fit in a pocket or purse, making it an ideal camera for those passionate about photography to capture gorgeous imagery no matter where they are.


The camera's built-in wireless capabilities make it convenient to share images and videos on the go, and its powerful 25X optical zoom lens makes it ideal for those wanting to zoom in and out of the action. The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera is a great companion for those looking to visually document their daily adventures and easily share their experiences as they explore new places and do new things.


As the successor to Canon's PowerShot SX610 HS digital compact camera, the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera also features:


  • An Intelligent Image Stabilizer (IS) that helps optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images in a variety of shooting conditions

  • Built-in Wi-Fi®** and Near Field Communication (NFC™)*** to allow for easy sharing and transferring of images and videos to a personal computer or other compatible devices such as the Canon Connect Station CS 100

  • 20.2 megapixel* CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4+ Image Processor to help deliver stunning image quality, even in low light

  • The ability to capture spectacular 1080p Full HD video

  • Large 3.0-inch (approximately 922,000 dots) LCD to allow for easy viewing, even from a wide angle

  • Hybrid Auto mode that allows for recording up to four seconds of video before each image that is captured, then automatically combines each clip and still into a quick video recap of the day

  • Smart AUTO mode which intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on pre-defined shooting situations to help create the best possible image

  • Creative Shot mode that uses composition, color and lighting from an original image to create unique images with an artistic flair

  • An Auto Zoom feature that, when enabled, makes the camera automatically zoom in on subjects and help keep them in focus


Canon's PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera, available in black, red and silver, is scheduled to be available in May 2016 for an estimated retail price of $279.991.



About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2015† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.



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Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.


1Availability, pricing and specifications are subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.


* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.


** Compatible with iOS® versions 7.1/8.4/9.0, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.


*** Compatible with Android smartphone and tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1.