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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS D60

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon EOS D60 over the Canon EOS 70D.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 70D

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Live view Has live view Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Movie format Shoots movies 1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Autofocus Video autofocus Phase detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
True resolution Much higher true resolution 20 MP vs 6.3 MP
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Capture more than 3x more detail in your photos
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
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 7 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 1,000 ISO
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The 70D's maximum light sensitivity is 3.7 f-stops better
Viewfinder coverage Significantly better viewfinder coverage 98% vs 95%
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Almost the same
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder 0.59x vs 0.55x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed 1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Weight Lighter 755 g vs 855 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon D60

Thickness Thinner 3" vs 3.1"
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Around 10% thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
197 lenses
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
70D:APS-C 22.5x15.0mm
D60:APS-C 22.7x15.1mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to recent pro DSLRs

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Fairly small Help
70D:145x106x79 mm
D60:150x107x75 mm
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
70D:25,600 ISO
D60:None
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
70D:98%
D60:95%
Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
70D:0.59x
D60:0.55x
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
70D:20 MP
D60:6.3 MP
Screen size Very small screens Help
70D:3.0"
D60:1.8"

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competitors

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Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 - $1,147 body only

$1,394 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 - $871 body only

$450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$200 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Is slightly lighter
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$720 - $747 body only

$847 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Viewfinder Has a lower quality type of viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,399 body only

$3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$701 - $840 body only

$913 - $1,150 with 18-105mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$480 - $774 body only

$200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Is slightly lighter
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

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Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$915 - $1,299 body only

$1,284 - $1,299 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,899 body only

$2,299 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS D60 Competitors

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No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS D60.

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