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Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210

Portability
93
Imaging
46
Features
48
Overall
46
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS front
 
Samsung WB210 front
Portability
94
Imaging
37
Features
45
Overall
40

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Key Specs

Canon SX620 HS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-625mm (F3.2-6.6) lens
  • 182g - 97 x 57 x 28mm
  • Announced May 2016
Samsung WB210
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Push to 3200)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-288mm (F2.9-5.9) lens
  • 174g - 101 x 59 x 22mm
  • Released July 2011
Photography Glossary

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Overview

On this page, we will be looking at the Canon SX620 HS versus Samsung WB210, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras by brands Canon and Samsung. There is a big difference between the image resolutions of the SX620 HS (20MP) and WB210 (14MP) but both cameras have the same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The SX620 HS was unveiled 4 years after the WB210 which is quite a big gap as far as tech is concerned. Each of the cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before going right into a more detailed comparison, here is a quick synopsis of how the SX620 HS grades against the WB210 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX620 HS over the Samsung WB210

 SX620 HS WB210 
ReleasedMay 2016July 2011Newer by 59 months
Screen resolution922k1kSharper screen (+921k dot)

Reasons to pick Samsung WB210 over the Canon SX620 HS

 WB210 SX620 HS 
Screen dimensions3.5"3"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Canon SX620 HS and Samsung WB210

 SX620 HS WB210 
Manual focus Dial accurate focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Physical Comparison

In case you're looking to travel with your camera often, you have to factor its weight and proportions. The Canon SX620 HS has exterior measurements of 97mm x 57mm x 28mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.1") and a weight of 182 grams (0.40 lbs) while the Samsung WB210 has measurements of 101mm x 59mm x 22mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.9") and a weight of 174 grams (0.38 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you are using at that time. Here is a front view dimensions comparison of the SX620 HS compared to the WB210.

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability rating of the SX620 HS and WB210 is 93 and 94 respectively.

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 top view buttons comparison

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is very hard to visualise the gap between sensor dimensions just by reading through technical specs. The pic underneath should provide you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the SX620 HS and WB210.

As you can tell, each of these cameras provide the same sensor dimensions albeit not the same megapixels. You should expect the Canon SX620 HS to give more detail having an extra 6 Megapixels. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs more aggressively. The more modern SX620 HS is going to have a benefit with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 sensor size comparison

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX620 HS as a Portrait photography camera
Samsung WB210 as a Portrait photography camera
44
you can focus manually
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
offers face detect focusing
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
39
you can focus manually
good megapixels (14MP)
includes face detection autofocus
no manual mode
external flash not possible
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon SX620 HS
Street photography with Samsung WB210
63
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than average in class (182g)
fixed screen
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
66
built in image stabilization (Optical)
supports touch focus
lighter than competition (174 grams)
fixed screen
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX620 HS Sports photography advice
Samsung WB210 Sports photography advice
48
excellent zoom range (25-625mm 25.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (20MP)
offers tracking focus
continuous shooting slow (2.5 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
38
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
lack of shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon SX620 HS Travel photography details
Samsung WB210 Travel photography details
71
lighter than average in class (182 grams)
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
flash built-in
really wide (25mm)
long reach (625mm)
lack of Timelapse function
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.2)
71
lighter than competition (174 grams)
supports touch focus
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
decently wide (24mm)
great zoom (288mm)
does not have Timelapse mode
doesn't have selfie friendly display
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX620 HS Landscape photography info
Samsung WB210 Landscape photography info
50
you can focus manually
really wide (25mm)
decent sized screen (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.2)
manual exposure not possible
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
lack of Timelapse function
46
you can focus manually
decently wide (24mm)
lovely big screen (3.5")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.9)
no manual mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
does not have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon SX620 HS
Vlogging with Samsung WB210
35
really wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focusing
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than average in class (182 grams)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen is not selfie friendly
lack of microphone port
33
decently wide (24mm)
touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection autofocus
lighter than competition (174g)
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.9)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external microphone port
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Canon SX620 HS vs Samsung WB210 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX620 HS and Samsung WB210
 Canon PowerShot SX620 HSSamsung WB210
General Information
Manufacturer Canon Samsung
Model Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Samsung WB210
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Announced 2016-05-10 2011-07-19
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by DIGIC 4+ -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 5184 x 3888 4320 x 3240
Highest native ISO 3200 1600
Highest boosted ISO - 3200
Lowest native ISO 80 80
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points 9 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 25-625mm (25.0x) 24-288mm (12.0x)
Max aperture f/3.2-6.6 f/2.9-5.9
Macro focus range 1cm 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3" 3.5"
Display resolution 922k dot 1k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 15 seconds 8 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 2.5 frames per sec -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 4.00 m (with Auto ISO) 3.50 m
Flash settings Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 182 grams (0.40 lb) 174 grams (0.38 lb)
Physical dimensions 97 x 57 x 28mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.1") 101 x 59 x 22mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 295 photographs -
Battery form Battery Pack -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC card microSC/SDHC, Internal
Storage slots One One
Retail cost $279 $279