Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P610

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Nikon Coolpix P610

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Slightly more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a total megapixel count of 16.8MPMP, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is only a 16.76MPMP digital camera (0.039999999999999MP less).
Moderately bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has an optical zoom of 65xx, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P610 is only a 60xx optical zoom digital camera (5x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

15% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a minimum focal length of 21mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 24mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (3mm longer).
Slightly higher display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a display resolution of 922 pixels pixels, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is only a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (1 pixels lower).
Four more awards
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has 8 awards, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P610 has 4 awards.
7 Reasons For
A little smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a minimum aperture of 3.3, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (0.1 larger).
9% shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is an 85mmmm tall digital camera. That's 7.6mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (85mmmm).
8% thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a depth of 106.5mmmm. That's 7.8mm thinner than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (106.5mmmm).
Narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a width of 125mmmm. That's 2.6mm narrower than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (125mmmm).
360 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a digital camera that takes 360 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS only takes 340 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Marginally better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Nikon Coolpix P610 is 83%, but the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 79% (based on 41 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix P610 is 91%, but the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 87% (based on 151 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
3% larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 larger than the Nikon Coolpix P610 (3.3).
7.6mm taller Edit
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 92.6mmmm tall, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is an 85mmmm tall digital camera (7.6mm shorter).
7.8mm thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 114.3mmmm deep digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 106.5mmmm deep digital camera (7.8mm thinner).
A bit wider Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 127.6mmmm wide digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 125mmmm wide digital camera (2.6mm narrower).
Twenty less shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 340 shots, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 only takes 360 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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Five months older
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is older than the Nikon Coolpix P610 by five months.
A little Lower expert review Score
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS's average expert rating is only 79%, however the Nikon Coolpix P610's is 83% (based on 10 reviews).
A little Lower user review Score
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS's average user rating is 87%, however the Nikon Coolpix P610's is 91% (based on 88 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 16.76MPMP digital camera. That's 0.039999999999999MP less than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (16.76MPMP).
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 60xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 5x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (60xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 24mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 3mm longer than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (24mmmm).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 1 pixels lower than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (921,000 pixels pixels).
Four less awards
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has only received 4 awards, however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has received 8 awards.

Awards

8 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
4 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 23 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
16.1MP 16MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPS
 JPG
 JPS
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP
BEST
16.76MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
65x
BEST
60x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
3.4 3.3
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
1,365mm 1,440mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
21mm
BEST
24mm
Focal Length Range
3.8 - 247 4.3 - 258
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 16/11
Combined Zoom
260x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0 - ∞, 1.8 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.5 0.01 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 6400
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 15s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
Tele Flash Range
1.8 - 3 2 - 4
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 5.5 0.5 - 7.5
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 656 x 488
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 656 x 488
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280x720@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Maximum Memory Card Size
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
922 pixels
BEST
921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2"
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Incandescent
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Movie
 Auto
 Movie
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data EXPEED C2
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Playback Mode
 Rotation
 Rotation
Scene Mode
 Sports
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Moon
 Sports
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Moon
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
607g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
92.6mm 85mm
BEST
Depth
114.3mm 106.5mm
BEST
Width
127.6mm 125mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
650g 565g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 DC
 Battery
 DC
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
NB-10L EN-EL23
Battery Capacity
920mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
340 shots 360 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 3h

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Technical Details

Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
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