Updated (February 2015): Compare the Canon EOS 750D vs Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 700D vs Canon EOS 60D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 700D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Phase detection
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.59x
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Battery life
Great battery life
1100 shots

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differences

Advantages of the Canon 700D

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Autofocus
Video autofocus
Phase detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The 700D's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size
Smaller
133×100×79 mm vs 145×106×79 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
580 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 700D's boost ISO is 2 f-stops 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
Overall image quality
Better image quality
66.0 vs 61.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.5 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.6 f-stops more dynamic range
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.59x vs 0.53x
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More than 20% larger viewfinder
Battery life
Longer battery life
1100 shots vs 550 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
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 681 ISO
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The 60D has a slight edge (0.3 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
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
Shutter lag
Slightly less shutter lag
253 ms vs 264 ms
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Almost the same
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
5.3 fps vs 5 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent DSLRs, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              220 lenses
              Common Weaknesses
              Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              700D95%
              60D96%
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              700D11.2 EV
              60D11.5 EV
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              17.9 MP
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              700D264 ms
              60D253 ms
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              700D12,800 ISO
              60D6,400 ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              700D21.7 bits
              60D22.2 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              700D61.0
              60D66.0
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              700D681 ISO
              60D813 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 600D

              Canon EOS 600D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $534 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 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $339 body only

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 body only

              $1,019 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $410 - $497 body only

              $489 - $500 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
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 body only

              $578 - $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
              Canon EOS 750D

              Canon EOS 750D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $786 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 - $497 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
              Cross type focus points Has slightly fewer cross-type focus points

              Canon EOS 700D Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 700D.

              Canon EOS 60D Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 60D.

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              Avatar for jaed jaed (5:53 AM, September 03, 2013)
              Why in recommendation eos 60d is mentioned like pro level dslr?..only shutter speed and pentaprism viewfinder cant be the cause to be leveled as pro level camera
               
              Avatar for manish lama manish lama (7:06 AM, August 17, 2013)
              can you plz help me which to buy canon 60d or 700d ?
               
              Avatar for Iago Oliveira Iago Oliveira (5:03 AM, May 11, 2013)
              Canon 60D or 700D? Somebody can halp me choose and explain me why? Thank you a lot!
               
              Nicklas (11:15 AM, May 10, 2013)
              Checked this page earlier this week and then it had the correct amount of shots for the 60D. Which is in the 60D's favor at 1100 per charge (320ish if you use the LCD).
               
              Avatar for Billick Billick (7:16 PM, May 09, 2013)
              Advantages of the Canon 700D over Canon 60D
              Significantly longer battery life 550 shots vs 1 shots 550x more shots per battery charge
              This is just so wrong and a little bit insulting as a Canon 60D owner