• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX60 advantages over Ricoh Theta SC

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,365 mm vs 7 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 260 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 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

Ricoh Theta SC advantages over Canon SX60

  • Less expensive
    $180 vs $420
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 114 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    102g vs 650g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    7 mm vs 21 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

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

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX50

Canon SX60
Canon SX50
  • $439
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $459
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher effective ISO
Ricoh Theta SC
Canon SX50
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $459
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon P600

Canon SX60
Nikon P600
  • $439
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $522
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Ricoh Theta SC
Nikon P600
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $522
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon P610

Canon SX60
Nikon P610
  • $439
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Ricoh Theta SC
Nikon P610
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon B700

Canon SX60
Nikon B700
  • $439
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • External Mic Jack
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
Ricoh Theta SC
Nikon B700
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon SX70

Canon SX60
Canon SX70
  • $439
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
Ricoh Theta SC
Canon SX70
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
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