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

Sony NEX 5N vs Canon EOS 60D

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Sony NEX-5N

45

Canon EOS 60D

43

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.7 EV
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Battery life
Great battery life
1100 shots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

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 NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

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

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $899 body only

$839 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,050 - $1,199 body only

$1,194 - $1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $649 body only

$520 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

discussion

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