Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon EOS 60D vs Sony NEX-5N

Canon EOS 60D vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

51

Sony NEX-5N

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,099 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $852 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Focus points More focus points
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

discussion

Canon EOS 60D
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Andybott (2:45 AM, July 02, 2012)
60D is not weather sealed..