Updated (August 2010): Compare the Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 60D

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

74

Canon EOS 60D

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,815 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,243 - $1,499 body only

$1,679 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,249 - $2,599 body only

$2,700 - $3,199 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $999 body only

$975 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $999 body only

$975 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$409 - $649 body only

$520 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

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khalsa (4:34 AM, January 27, 2014)
Kaiser loved his 60D he never came back. He is on world tour with his new 60d ha ha ha ha ha
 
Kaiser (6:31 AM, March 03, 2013)
Bought 60d today . . . let me handle it ... will comment after 2 days ...
 
Avatar for NitsanSimantov NitsanSimantov (2:49 AM, September 13, 2011)
lol no one answered the guy below.. :P
 
videostudent (1:04 PM, September 23, 2010)
Does anyone have an idea when they are going to upgrade the Canon 5D mark II? Also how many mic inputs can you put on the Canon 5D mark II?