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Travel Light with the New PowerShot SX620 HS with Long Zoom Capabilities Now in an even more compact design, the PowerShot SX620 HS promises a longer range of reach for high quality imaging, connectivity features for quick sharing of photos

SINGAPORE, 11 May 2016 – Canon today introduced the PowerShot SX620 HS, a portable long zoom compact camera with connectivity features for enhanced versatility to capture the surprises and moments in daily life. With a 25x zoom lens and improved focal range of 25 - 625mm, the PowerShot SX620 HS has an increased reach of up to 40% and is also more compact and lighter than its predecessor.

“Building on the strength of Canon’s superzoom cameras line, a combination of performance and streamlined design, the PowerShot SX620 HS is well suited for travelers seeking an all-rounded camera for their next holiday. Connectivity function has been simplified to a single button so transferring and sharing of photos and video on social media becomes a breeze.” said Hayashi Naohiko, Senior Director and General Manager for Regional ICP Sales and Marketing, Canon Singapore.

Powerful zoom in a compact body
With Canon’s ZoomPlus technology, the powerful 25x zoom lens packed within the PowerShot SX620 HS’s tiny frame, is able to double the full optical zoom range achieving up to 50x zoom. With the advanced lens technology, the camera enables users to capture wide shots, making the PowerShot SX620 HS ideal for use in enclosed environments or group shots, as well as long shots of distant subjects or close-ups of fine details.

Equipped with the DIGIC 4+ image processor, coupled with the zoom lens, PowerShot SX620 HS captures quality high-resolution 20.2 megapixel images in rich colours with sharp details. The PowerShot SX620 HS is also capable of shooting movies at Full HD resolution, with a smooth frame rate of 29.97fps.

Ultra-compact with a weight of a mere 182g, the PowerShot SX620 HS is able to fit into small pockets and bags, which is an added convenience for users to bring around. In order to suit the user’s lifestyle and preference, the PowerShot SX620 HS is also available in red, black and white.

Wireless connectivity on-the-go
With the incorporation of a new Wi-Fi button on the PowerShot SX620 HS, it is now easier to transfer photos and videos from camera to computer or upload them on social media platforms. With a single push of the Wi-Fi button, the camera will immediately be connected to the user’s preferred device. This button can be activated in any mode, from shooting mode to playback mode, and even when the camera is switched off. Alternatively, users can connect to NFC-enabled devices such as smartphones simply by tapping the two devices together.

Product specifications

Image sensor:

1/2.3-type 20.2 megapixel CMOS sensor
Imaging processor: DIGIC 4+
25x IS, 25 - 625mm f/3.2 (W) - f/6.6 (T)
3.0-inch (4:3) approx. 922,000 dots
Full HD up to 29.97fps
Wi-Fi / NFC-enabled
Approx. 96.9 x 56.9 x 27.9mm
Weight: Approx. 182g

About Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company leads 18 other countries including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc. has a global network of close to 300 companies and employs close to 200,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits more than 8% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Canon is consistently one of the top few companies to earn the most number of patents over the last 20 years. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good. 

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