• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon SX60 advantages over Canon 77D

  • Less expensive
    $429* vs $799
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon 77D advantages over Canon SX60

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.72 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Better color depth
    23.6 vs 19.2 bits
    Capture richer, more accurate colors
  • Higher effective ISO
    971 vs 127 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More dynamic range
    13.3 vs 10.8 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 340 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    76 mm vs 114 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    15 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Less shutter lag
    0.09 vs 0.40 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    167 vs 19 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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.
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality; Improved dynamic range at low ISOs; Very fast autofocus; Dual Pixel CMOS AF in Live View; Much improved RAW buffer depth; 1080/60p video; Quick Control Dial & top-panel LCD screen.

  • Default JPEGs slightly soft straight out of camera; Dynamic range & high ISOs lag behind competing cameras; No 4K video resolution.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon P600

Canon SX60
Nikon P600
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon 77D
Nikon P600
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon T6s

Canon SX60
Canon T6s
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon 77D
Canon T6s
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Nikon P610

Canon SX60
Nikon P610
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Canon 77D
Nikon P610
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon B700

Canon SX60
Nikon B700
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • External Mic Jack
  • $447
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon 77D
Nikon B700
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $447
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Pentax K-70

Canon SX60
Pentax K-70
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon 77D
Pentax K-70
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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