• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX60 advantages over Nikon L32

  • 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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,365 mm vs 130 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • 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 230k 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 26 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.6 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    19 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon L32 advantages over Canon SX60

  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 570 vs 340 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    29 mm vs 114 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    164g vs 650g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

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

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic TS5

Canon SX60
Panasonic TS5
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon L32
Panasonic TS5
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Newer
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof

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
Nikon L32
Nikon P600
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon N2

Canon SX60
Canon N2
  • $429
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner
Nikon L32
Canon N2
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen

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
Nikon L32
Nikon P610
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

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
Nikon L32
Nikon B700
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $447
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
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