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

Canon EOS 60D vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

46

Sony NEX-5N

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

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 Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$390 - $649 body only

$449 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$724 - $899 body only

$850 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$973 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$747 body only

$779 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 body only

$360 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

discussion

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