• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 2000.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX60 advantages over Nikon P900

  • Less expensive
    $429 vs $580
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Lighter weight
    650g vs 916g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 230k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 24 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    19 vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Nikon P900 advantages over Canon SX60

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    2,000 mm vs 1,365 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Less shutter lag
    0.10 vs 0.40 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Farthest zoom reach for a fixed lens camera (2000mm eq.); Good image quality for its class; Good vibration reduction; Fast aperture at wide angle (f/2.8); Excellent value for the price.

  • No RAW file recording; Limited capabilities in low light, including struggling with autofocus; Lens not as sharp at full tele end; No hot shoe.

The Competition

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Canon SX60
Samsung WB2200F
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $503
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon P900
Samsung WB2200F
  • $625
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $503
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Nikon P600

Canon SX60
Nikon P600
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon P900
Nikon P600
  • $625
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony H400

Canon SX60
Sony H400
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon P900
Sony H400
  • $625
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm S9900W

Canon SX60
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $740
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon P900
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $625
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $740
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon P610

Canon SX60
Nikon P610
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Nikon P900
Nikon P610
  • $625
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
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