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

48

Canon EOS 60D

47

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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 NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$709 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$528 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 body only

$348 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Built-in flash Built-in flash
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$264 - $649 body only

$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

$779 - $899 body only

$891 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,017 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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