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

Canon EOS 60D vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

49

Sony NEX-5N

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
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

$435 - $649 body only

$540 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$829 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$909 - $1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$547 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$806 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$400 with 16mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
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..