Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
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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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
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Phase detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
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
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
7 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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
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 size
Larger viewfinder
0.59x vs 0.55x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
Viewfinder coverage
Significantly better viewfinder coverage
98% 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
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
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
197 lenses
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Common Weaknesses
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
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
70D:25,600 ISO
D60:None
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
70D:98%
D60:95%
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
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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Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,097 body only

$1,197 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 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Weight Is slightly heavier
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $750 body only

$597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

Size Is slightly smaller
Weight Is slightly lighter
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,799 body only

$2,149 with 18-135mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Focus points Has much more focus points
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 - $1,000 body only

$959 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$599 - $797 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
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$625 body only

$679 - $1,025 with 18-55mm 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 EOS 70D Competitors

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Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,519 - $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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