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

Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.7 EV

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 EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$431 - $649 body only

$560 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$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

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 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

$399 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 body only

$999 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Slightly larger

discussion

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