Canon EOS 70D vs Canon EOS 60D

Winner
Canon EOS 70D

66

Canon EOS 60D

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 70D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.

competitors

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Focus points More focus points
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$850 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$520 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

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Ashan Senevirathne (10:41 AM, September 22, 2014)
check a bit on the cross points, thats double too ;)
 
anon123 (7:37 AM, July 28, 2014)
Oh my goodness, the canon 70d is going to be my first "professional" camera too! Was it overwhelming and first to learn? Any tips for me?
 
Avatar for MikeStudent MikeStudent (5:01 AM, July 25, 2014)
I have this canon 70d, worth every peny!! and this is my first camera.. many compability, since this camera are wireless built it, I can use my apps smartphone to taking picture with this camera, so I save money buy another remote.., the video mode is a peace of mind, this camera taking video in such friendly way
 
Avatar for Lam Hoang Lam Hoang (4:35 AM, April 21, 2014)
It depends on your budget anyway. I bought second hand 60D as my first Canon DSLR because it suits my needs and just cost me 400 bucks for like new Canon. When I check the shutter count, it's only 4500 shots. It's quite new in shutter count point of view.
That's my suggestion. And remember to check the shutter count when purchasing a second hand DSLR.
You can find a free solution for checking shutter count here:
http://photosaddict.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/check-canon-dslr-shutter-count.html
or just simply google it.

Good luck and enjoy your DSLR
 
Avatar for zainalcom zainalcom (9:30 PM, February 28, 2014)
2mp more, touch screen??? And double price??? Absolutely I don't need that :-)
For this price I will go to 7d
 
LG (7:50 AM, January 21, 2014)
Report indicates both don't have image stabilization. IS is IN THE LENS in Canon and third party lenses, so, of course, it doesn't have IS as a camera feature.
 
Avatar for Pepe Le Pew Pepe Le Pew (3:30 AM, December 27, 2013)
K-30 k-50 k-5 or k-3
 
Avatar for sri rajan sri rajan (7:44 AM, December 25, 2013)
I planned to buy Cannon 60D. Now viewing about the features of 70D, i got confused. Plz suggest me the suitable camera? I'm a photo enthusiast. This is going to be my first DSLR. Is it worth for the money?
 
Avatar for Vivek Raut Vivek Raut (2:27 PM, September 23, 2013)
Two negative. Partial metering not marked in viewfinder & autofocus expansion not implemented. I FEELin there firmware upgrade, they should provide.
 
Avatar for Vivek Raut Vivek Raut (6:22 AM, September 16, 2013)
I feel snapsort should give independent points to 1} image quality, 2) Function, 3) Auto focus accuracy, 4) livemode . I will bet auto focus of 7d is better then eos60d is better then eos550d. Auto focus is the most important parameter for sharp & clear picture. eos70d autofocus is at par with eos7d.
 
Avatar for Jennah Barnes Jennah Barnes (6:39 AM, September 10, 2013)
Definitely the 70D! I has very impressive auto-focus, great for videos, and you can upload your images instantly thanks to its wi-fi capability. Already got mine at http://topcamerareviews.hubpages.com/hub/Canon-EOS-70D-Vs-60D-Camera-Comparison
 
dhoje (6:22 AM, September 01, 2013)
what a crap comparison !! 70D wins hands down and it's still a a tie !?!
 
Sheela nene (2:46 PM, August 29, 2013)
SO bad comparison, due you know that

1. Canon 70D is world first camera to feature Full Phase detection APS-C sensor in Still and Video mode

2. The low light score of Canon 70D is better than Canon 60D , even DXO says so

3. Take a look at High ISO test (Google), Canon 70D does better than D7100 + D5200
 
Avatar for Adelson [_O*] Cadete Adelson [_O*] Cadete (2:42 PM, August 29, 2013)
The 70D does have autofocus during video