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Canon SX60 HS vs Nikon P600 Comparison

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Here is a quick review and comparison for the new Canon SX60 HS vs Nikon P600 digital compact system cameras. Canon has announced the 65x superzoom PowerShot SX60 HS just before the Photokina 2014 event.

To see the difference between Canon SX60 HS vs Nikon P600 digital cameras, we take a look at the specifications comparison of both cameras.

The Powershot SX60 HS digital camera features a 16.1MP CMOS sensor, a 65x Optical Zoom lens covering a whopping 21-1365mm equivalent range and Optical Image Stabilization for steady images.

The Coolpix P600 is a digital superzoom camera with a 24-1440mm equivalent 60x zoom lens and on-board Wi-Fi.

Specifications Comparison of Canon SX60 HS vs Nikon P600 Cameras

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Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon SX60 HS vs Nikon P600 compact cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon SX60 HS Nikon P600
Sensor Resolution 16.1 MP 16.1 MP
Low-pass Filter Yes Yes
Sensor Size 1/2.3″ (6.17×4.55mm) 1/2.3″ (6.17×4.55mm)
Optical Zoom 65x 60x
Aperture Range f/3.4 – f/6.5 f/3.3 – f/6.5
Macro 0cm 1cm
IS / VR Optical Optical
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect (sensor)
AF Points 31 Not Specified
ISO 100-6400 100-12,800
Shutter min/max 15-1/2000sec 15-1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 6.4 FPS 7 FPS
Video 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)
Lcd 3.0″ LCD-Swivel 922k dots 3.0″ LCD Vari-angle 922k dots
Viewfinder 100% EVF 100% EVF
Hot Shoe Yes No
Wi-Fi Built-in Built-in
Battery Life Not Specified 330 shots
Dimensions 127x 91 x 114 mm 125x 85 x 107 mm
Weight 649g 565g

As a verdict Canon Powershot SX60 HS provides more zoom  and with Nikon P600 you get better ISO sensitivity, compact sizes and a bit better video quality. So if you are looking for a zoom camera you may prefer Canon SX60 HS, otherwise both cameras has similar features. See the prices of Canon SX60 HS vs Nikon P600 as follows.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera Price and Availability

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS digital camera will be available in October for $549.00.

Buy Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera $549.00 Amazon | Adorama

Nikon Coolpix P600 Price & Availability

Buy Nikon COOLPIX P600
Nikon COOLPIX P600 $499 Amazon | Adorama | ebay