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

Canon EOS 60D vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

48

Sony NEX-5N

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
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

$349 - $649 body only

$449 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$769 - $899 body only

$870 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$733 body only

Focus points More focus points
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Overall image quality Worse image quality

discussion

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