As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams and travel zooms. The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX70 HS and the PowerShot SX740 HS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix P900 and the D7200)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SX60 HS compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 23 mm), has an external mic jack and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/3), has a slightly shorter battery life (340 shots vs 600 shots), is older (september 2014 vs january 2017), doesn't have a built-in GPS and is less popular.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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4 years newer
$549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and SX60 HS

  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 21 mm
  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
7 months older
$398 - $424

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and SX60 HS

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Light weight: 660 g vs 650 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and SX60 HS

  • Good wide angle: 20 mm vs 21 mm
  • Light weight: 616 g vs 650 g
  • Each supports an external flash

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
5 months newer
$479 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the P900 and SX60 HS

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
1 year newer
$220 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 340 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Worse wide angle: 23 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and SX60 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 650 g

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
1 year newer
$339 - $399

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and SX60 HS

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 650 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SX60 HS compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs none), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (6.4 fps vs 3.5 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (922k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
5 months newer
$769 - $997 (body only)
$868 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 922k dots
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the D7200 and SX60 HS

  • Have external mic jacks

Canon D2000

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16 years older

Significant advantages of the D2000 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D2000 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Does not take movies: None vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much larger: Large (161×92×174 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)

common strengths of the D2000 and SX60 HS

  • None found

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
1 year newer
$394 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the D3400 and SX60 HS

  • Inexpensive: $329.00 vs $335.00

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
1 year older
$500 (body only)
$539 - $1,335 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the SX60 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps

common strengths of the T5i and SX60 HS

  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
1 year newer
$264 - $549 (body only)
$346 - $449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 6.4 fps

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and SX60 HS

  • Inexpensive: $263.66 vs $335.00

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
4 months newer
$785 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots significantly slower: 5 fps vs 6.4 fps

common strengths of the T6i and SX60 HS

  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SX60 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (65x vs 4.2x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 24 mm), has a screen which flips out, has an external mic jack and has a significantly longer battery life (340 shots vs 210 shots).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/1.8), is significantly larger (large (128×93×114 mm) vs mid size (106×61×42 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
1 year newer
$497 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Less zoom: 4.2x vs 65x
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and SX60 HS

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330
1 year older

Significant advantages of the P330 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P330 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Less zoom: 5x vs 65x
  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 340 shots

common strengths of the P330 and SX60 HS

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
1 year newer
$499 - $699

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (112×76×44 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Less zoom: 4.2x vs 65x
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 340 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot G5 X and SX60 HS

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SX60 HS compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (65x vs 30x), has a much wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 38 mm), has a screen which flips out, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it is significantly larger (large (128×93×114 mm) vs mid size (110×64×36 mm)), is thicker (4.5" vs 1.4"), is slightly heavier (650 g vs 250 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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3 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (110×64×40 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 4.5"
  • Lighter: 299 g vs 650 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 265 shots vs 340 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and SX60 HS

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $385.00 vs $335.00

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
1 year newer
$233

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (110×64×36 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.4" vs 4.5"
  • Lighter: 270 g vs 650 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and SX60 HS

  • Inexpensive: $232.99 vs $335.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20
5 years older
$599

Significant advantages of the DSC-H20 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (107×69×47 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.9" vs 4.5"
  • Lighter: 250 g vs 650 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H20 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 21 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Less zoom: 10x vs 65x

common strengths of the DSC-H20 and SX60 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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2 years newer
$311 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (110×64×40 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 4.5"
  • Lighter: 300 g vs 650 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 340 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and SX60 HS

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $310.89 vs $335.00

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Nikon Coolpix S8200
3 years older

Significant advantages of the S8200 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (104×59×33 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.3" vs 4.5"
  • Significantly lighter: 213 g vs 650 g

Significant disadvantages of the S8200 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Less zoom: 14x vs 65x
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the S8200 and SX60 HS

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
3 months newer
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (111×65×34 mm) vs Large (128×93×114 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.3" vs 4.5"
  • Lighter: 243 g vs 650 g

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the SX60 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and SX60 HS

  • Inexpensive: $279.00 vs $335.00