As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon Digital IXUS 60 is also often compared to ultra compacts, entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms and super zooms. The Canon Digital IXUS 60's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Digital IXUS 750 and the EOS 650D) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W690 and the Cyber-shot DSC-S60)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Digital IXUS 60 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (86×54×22 mm) vs compact (97×64×40 mm)) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1.6").

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), has a significantly shorter battery life (160 shots vs 240 shots), is older (february 2006 vs january 2008) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon Digital IXUS 750

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Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 750 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 750 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 750 and Digital IXUS 60

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S60

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Significant advantages of the DSC-S60 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 15 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S60 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much larger: Compact (97×64×40 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 35 mm
  • Smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"

common strengths of the DSC-S60 and Digital IXUS 60

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Canon Digital IXUS 700

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Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 700 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 700 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 700 and Digital IXUS 60

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)

Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the 200 IS (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the 200 IS (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the 200 IS and Digital IXUS 60

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)

Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the 80 IS (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much longer battery life: 240 shots vs 160 shots

Significant disadvantages of the 80 IS (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the 80 IS and Digital IXUS 60

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (87×55×22 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Digital IXUS 60 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (2.5" vs 2") and is newer (february 2006 vs february 2005).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon Digital IXUS 50

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Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 50 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

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Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 50 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 50 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Canon Digital IXUS 30

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Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 30 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 30 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 30 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Canon Digital IXUS 40

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Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 40 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 40 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 40 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Samsung L110

Samsung L110
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the L110 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L110 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • None found

common strengths of the L110 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Digital IXUS 60 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (86×54×22 mm) vs professional size (133×100×79 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (170 g vs 760 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (173k dots vs 1,037k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes much lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 24 MP).

Canon EOS 650D

Canon EOS 650D
6 years newer
$2,525 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 650D (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 5.9 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 173k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the 650D (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 575 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the 650D and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500
9 years newer
$475 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D5500 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 5.9 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 173k dots
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the D5500 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 420 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the D5500 and Digital IXUS 60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 420 g vs 170 g

Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II
6 years newer
$1,094 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-5 II (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 5.9 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 173k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the K-5 II (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (131×97×73 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 760 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the K-5 II and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
5 years newer
$372 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 5.9 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 173k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 560 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the D5100 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D
5 years newer
$425 (body only)
$532 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 600D (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 5.9 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 173k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the 600D (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 570 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the 600D and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Digital IXUS 60 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (173k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W690 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W690 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-W690 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Canon PowerShot IXUS 170

Canon PowerShot IXUS 170
9 years newer
$371

Significant advantages of the IXUS 170 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 170 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the IXUS 170 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
8 years newer
$429

Significant advantages of the SX700 HS (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 173k dots

Significant disadvantages of the SX700 HS (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SX700 HS and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

Olympus VR320

Olympus VR-320
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the VR320 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the VR320 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the VR320 and Digital IXUS 60

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18
4 years newer
$275

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ18 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ18 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DMC-TZ18 and Digital IXUS 60

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Digital IXUS 60 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), is slightly smaller (super compact (86×54×22 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.1"), is slightly lighter (170 g vs 650 g) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (173k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.9 MP).

Olympus SP-610 UZ

Olympus SP-610 UZ
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the SP-610 UZ (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SP-610 UZ (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly thicker: 2.9" vs 0.9"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SP-610 UZ and Digital IXUS 60

  • Very small: Standard size (107×73×73 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 405 g vs 170 g

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 173k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the Digital IXUS 60)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 650 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and Digital IXUS 60

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (86×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 170 g