• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 1550.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony H400 advantages over Canon SX60

  • Less expensive
    $268 vs $429
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 19 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Canon SX60 advantages over Sony H400

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.6 fps vs 0.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX50

Sony H400
Canon SX50
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $459
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon SX60
Canon SX50
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $459
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Nikon P600

Sony H400
Nikon P600
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
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

Compared to Canon SX530 HS

Sony H400
Canon SX530 HS
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
Canon SX60
Canon SX530 HS
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Nikon P610

Sony H400
Nikon P610
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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

Compared to Nikon B700

Sony H400
Nikon B700
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $440
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon SX60
Nikon B700
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • External Mic Jack
  • $440
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
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