Canon will next month debut a new superzoom compact – the PowerShot SX620 HS.

The PowerShot SX620 HS sports a 25x lens that can be extended digitally a further 50x. The camera houses a 20.2MP imaging sensor and Digic 4+ processor. Filter effects on the Wi-Fi-enabled model include fisheye and miniature. The SX620 HS is due to carry a £219.99 price tag.

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Press release
United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 11 May 2016 – Canon today introduces the 
PowerShot SX620 HS, a compact superzoom camera designed to get you closer to the action, thanks to a new 25x optical zoom. This stylish camera is perfect for capturing precious moments, when a smartphone snap simply won’t cut it, thanks to the 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ processor. With intuitive handling and a unique range of creative effects, the PowerShot SX620 HS helps you unlock your creative side, and has effortless connectivity capabilities.

Quality in your pocket, zoom in your palm
The PowerShot SX620 HS is designed to make an impact thanks to its new ultra-wide-angle lens and 25x optical zoom, which can extend a further 50x thanks to ZoomPlus technology. When you are shooting on the go, the eight mode Intelligent Image Stabilizer adapts to virtually any scenario, ensuring subjects stay detailed and crisp.

Movie making in an instant
The PowerShot SX620 HS gives you the freedom to shoot Full HD movies, so you can watch and relive occasions forever. Dynamic IS offers visual stability in every frame, keeping your footage steady, even at high zoom or when shooting handheld. Story Highlights stitches your photos and clips together, to create memory filled snapshots of your holiday or family moments.

Creativity captured and connected
For an artistic twist, Creative Shot adds stylistic effects and filters – such as Fish-eye Effect and Miniature Effect – to your photos, producing five distinct versions of the same image alongside the original, building a library of interesting shots to hold on to.
Whether you’re on holiday or exploring a city, for easy sharing, quickly connect to smart devices using Dynamic NFC and transfer your photos via the Camera Connect app – or you can store them directly to cloud services, including irista from Canon, using Wi-Fi. For direct uploads and new ways of sharing, the PowerShot SX620 HS is also compatible with the Canon Connect Station CS100.

PowerShot SX620 HS key features:
•    Tiny camera with big zoom you can take everywhere
•    Easily connect, share and shoot remotely with Wi-Fi & NFC
•    Create stunning Full HD movies at the touch of a button
•    Effortlessly capture the quality your memories deserve
•    Play and experiment with your creativity

Pricing and availability
The PowerShot SX620 HS will be available from June with an RRP of £219.99/€299.99.