• APS-C 372.9mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
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Differences

Nikon D60 advantages over Ricoh GXR

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $700 vs $1380 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Ricoh GXR advantages over Nikon D60

  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    12.3 vs 10.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    180 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony DSLR-A200

Nikon D60
Sony DSLR-A200
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Ricoh GXR
Sony DSLR-A200
  • $1380
  • APS-C
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony DSLR-A300

Nikon D60
Sony DSLR-A300
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $563
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
Ricoh GXR
Sony DSLR-A300
  • $1380
  • APS-C
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $563
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Pentax K2000

Nikon D60
Pentax K2000
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $556
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More cross-type AF points
Ricoh GXR
Pentax K2000
  • $1380
  • APS-C
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $556
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Canon T1i

Nikon D60
Canon T1i
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Ricoh GXR
Canon T1i
  • $1380
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X100

Nikon D60
Fujifilm X100
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Integrated ND filter
Ricoh GXR
Fujifilm X100
  • $1380
  • APS-C
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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