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

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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 Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$425 - $649 body only

$500 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 body only

$749 - $792 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$938 body only

$1,089 with 28-135mm lens

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

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Startup delay Less startup delay
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Lowest price Cheaper
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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