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Canon EOS 60D

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Canon EOS 60D

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Canon EOS 650D

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Canon EOS 650D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
1100 shots
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 650D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 
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Advantages of the Canon 650D

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Autofocus Video autofocus Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The 650D's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Smaller 133x99x78 mm vs 145x106x79 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 575 g vs 755 g
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More than 20% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The 650D's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
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Advantages of the Canon 60D

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Color depth Better color depth 22.2 bits vs 21.7 bits
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Distinguishes 0.5 more bits of color
Weather sealed Weather sealed Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.5 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.3 f-stops more dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality 66.0 vs 62.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Battery life Longer battery life 1100 shots vs 440 shots
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2.5x more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder 0.59x vs 0.53x
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More than 20% larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Startup delay Less startup delay 400 ms vs 700 ms
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More than 40% less delay when turning on
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 813 ISO vs 722 ISO
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The 60D has a slight edge (0.2 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag 253 ms vs 269 ms
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Around 10% less delay when taking photos
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
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 5.3 fps vs 5 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $199.95 vs $719.99
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The best price we've seen is $520 cheaper (3.6x less)
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              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              197 lenses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              650D:95%
              60D:96%
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              650D:11.2 EV
              60D:11.5 EV
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              17.9 MP
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              650D:269 ms
              60D:253 ms
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              650D:5 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
              650D:21.7 bits
              60D:22.2 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              650D:62.0
              60D:66.0
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              650D:722 ISO
              60D:813 ISO

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 700D

              Canon EOS 700D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,042 body only

              $1,253 with 18-55mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
              Canon EOS 600D

              Canon EOS 600D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Cross type focus points Has slightly fewer cross-type focus points
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,049 - $1,150 body only

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

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
              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 slightly more shutter lag
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,399 body only

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

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $720 - $747 body only

              $847 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
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $701 - $840 body only

              $913 - $989 with 18-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out

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              daniel barkworth (9:19 PM, July 08, 2013)
              this is stupid because the 650d has a near 1 stop better high iso low noise performance
               
              Avatar for jawad jawad (5:56 PM, November 23, 2012)
              the greatest problem with this site is that i checked same models 15 days back and results showed that 650d is way back from 60d.today its saying they are same and 650d is better.what the hell is wrong?