Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs PowerShot SX620 HS - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Specs

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

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

DMC FZ1000 II vs PowerShot SX620 HS: The sensors

The DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the PowerShot SX620 HS uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the DMC FZ1000 II is a lot larger than the PowerShot SX620 HS's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

PowerShot SX620 HS

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)122
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.240.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440295

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ1000 II is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

DMC FZ1000 II

PowerShot SX620 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
182g
(5.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
154cm³
(10 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the PowerShot SX620 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

PowerShot SX620 HS

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Touch screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and PowerShot SX620 HS

DMC FZ1000 II und PowerShot SX620 HS, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und PowerShot SX620 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und PowerShot SX620 HS, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und PowerShot SX620 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

28
9

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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