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

129

Canon EOS 60D

100

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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.9 EV
 

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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

$999 - $1,029 body only

$1,399 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,349 body only

$2,599 - $3,200 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,796 with 18-135mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lens availability More lenses available
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,796 with 18-135mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder coverage Significantly better viewfinder coverage
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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?