Updated (December 2011): Compare the Canon EOS 60D vs Nikon D800

Nikon D800 vs Canon EOS 60D

Winner
Nikon D800

100

Canon EOS 60D

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.4 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
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 60D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,370 - $1,497 body only

$1,956 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,149 - $2,797 body only

$2,900 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,198 - $1,497 body only

$1,900 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$529 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$335 - $699 body only

$370 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

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Nikon D800
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