Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX420 IS vs PowerShot SX610 HS - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Specs

PowerShot SX420 IS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1008mm (42x), f3.5-6.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 104.4 x 69.1 x 85.1mm³ (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.4")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX420 IS

PowerShot SX610 HS

  • Introduced in January 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-450mm (18x), f3.2-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 105.3 x 61 x 26.7mm³ (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.1")
  • 191g (6.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX610 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS vs PowerShot SX610 HS: 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 SX420 IS VS Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX420 IS a better choice

No advantage of the Canon PowerShot SX420 IS compared to the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS

PowerShot SX610 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.0020.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.230.92
Better Video (2)1280 x 7201920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)195400
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
191g
(6.2 oz.)
More portable (2)614cm³
(39 cu.in.)
172cm³
(11 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX610 HS are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX420 IS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX420 IS: the more compact size.

Yields 20 points for the PowerShot SX610 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX420 IS

PowerShot SX610 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)22
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS VS Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX420 IS and PowerShot SX610 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS und PowerShot SX610 HS, front viewPowerShot SX420 IS und PowerShot SX610 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX420 IS und PowerShot SX610 HS, view from abovePowerShot SX420 IS und PowerShot SX610 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

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20

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX610 HS as better choice.

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