Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon EOS 1100D vs Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 60D

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Canon EOS 60D

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Canon EOS 1100D

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Canon EOS 1100D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1100D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
100 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
110 ms shutter lag
Weight
Light-weight
459 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 1100D

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Shutter lag Much less shutter lag 110 ms vs 253 ms
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2.3x less delay when taking photos
Startup delay Less startup delay 100 ms vs 400 ms
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4x less delay when turning on
Weight Significantly lighter 459 g vs 755 g
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Around 40% lighter
Size Smaller 130x100x78 mm vs 145x106x79 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon 60D

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.5 EV vs 11 EV
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0.5 f-stops more dynamic range
Weather sealed Weather sealed Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Color depth Better color depth 22.2 bits vs 21.9 bits
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Distinguishes 0.3 more bits of color
Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor Yes vs No
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Removes dust from the sensor automatically, avoiding spots in photos
Overall image quality Better image quality 66.0 vs 62.0
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Around 10% better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 12.2 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5.3 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 80% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder 0.59x vs 0.54x
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More than 20% larger viewfinder
Cross type focus points More cross-type focus points 9 vs 1
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Grab focus in difficult situations
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Battery life Longer battery life 1100 shots vs 700 shots
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Around 60% more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage 96% vs 95%
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed 1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              197 lenses
              Startup delay Minimal startup delay Help
              1100D:100 ms
              60D:400 ms
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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              Autofocus No video autofocus Help
              Manual focus only
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              1100D:95%
              60D:96%
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1100D:APS-C 22.2x14.7mm
              60D:APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              1100D:11 EV
              60D:11.5 EV
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              1100D:12.2 MP
              60D:17.9 MP
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1100D:3 fps
              60D:5.3 fps
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              1100D:21.9 bits
              60D:22.2 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              1100D:62.0
              60D:66.0
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              1100D:755 ISO
              60D:813 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 600D

              Canon EOS 600D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,049 - $1,150 body only

              $200 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon EOS 700D

              Canon EOS 700D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,042 body only

              $1,253 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $376 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $656 body only

              $399 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Color depth Has significantly more color depth
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Canon EOS 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $429 - $659 body only

              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 - $647 body only

              $544 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag

              Canon EOS 1100D Competitors

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              Canon EOS 500D

              Canon EOS 500D

              Entry-level DSLR

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Shutter lag More shutter lag

              Canon EOS 60D Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,399 body only

              $1,299 - $1,699 with 18-135mm lens

              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $701 - $840 body only

              $913 - $989 with 18-105mm lens

              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $720 - $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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