Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60

Portability
66
Imaging
68
Features
77
Overall
71
Canon EOS 760D front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 front
Portability
88
Imaging
46
Features
63
Overall
52
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Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Overview

Below, we will be contrasting the Canon 760D versus Panasonic ZS60, former is a Entry-Level DSLR while the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom by brands Canon and Panasonic. There is a substantial difference between the resolutions of the 760D (24MP) and ZS60 (18MP) and the 760D (APS-C) and ZS60 (1/2.3") use totally different sensor dimensions.

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The 760D was manufactured 11 months earlier than the ZS60 and they are of a similar age. Each of these cameras come with different body type with the Canon 760D being a Compact SLR camera and the Panasonic ZS60 being a Compact camera.

Before getting through a step-by-step comparison, below is a quick summation of how the 760D matches up versus the ZS60 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Key Specs

Canon 760D
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Raise to 25600)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 565g - 132 x 101 x 78mm
  • Revealed February 2015
  • Alternate Name is EOS 760D / EOS 8000D
  • Superseded the Canon 700D
Panasonic ZS60
(Full Review)
  • 18MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200 (Raise to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.3-6.4) lens
  • 282g - 112 x 64 x 38mm
  • Revealed January 2016
  • Also referred to as Lumix DMC-TZ80
  • Previous Model is Panasonic ZS50
  • Newer Model is Panasonic ZS70
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Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Physical Comparison

If you are planning to travel with your camera regularly, you need to think about its weight and proportions. The Canon 760D features physical dimensions of 132mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.1") along with a weight of 565 grams (1.25 lbs) while the Panasonic ZS60 has measurements of 112mm x 64mm x 38mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.5") accompanied by a weight of 282 grams (0.62 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you have at the time. Following is a front view scale comparison of the 760D compared to the ZS60.

Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the 760D and ZS60 is 66 and 88 respectively.

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Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's hard to see the contrast in sensor dimensions simply by going through specs. The picture underneath should provide you a clearer sense of the sensor dimensions in the 760D and ZS60.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras come with different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The 760D due to its larger sensor will make getting shallower DOF less difficult and the Canon 760D will produce more detail utilizing its extra 6MP. Greater resolution will allow you to crop photos a good deal more aggressively. The more aged 760D will be disadvantaged in sensor technology.

Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 sensor size comparison

Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon 760D Portrait photography information
Panasonic ZS60 Portrait photography information
80
focusing manually
MP count good (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
provides face detection focusing
delivers RAW formats
54
focusing manually
decent MP (18MP)
includes face detection autofocus
supports RAW files
no external flash support
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon 760D
Street photography with Panasonic ZS60
71
fully articulated screen
nice sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
provides focus via touch
no image stabilization
71
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
comes with focus by touch
lighter than competition (282 grams)
screen is fixed
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Canon 760D
Sports photography with Panasonic ZS60
62
MP count good (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
provides tracking autofocus
comes with phase detect AF
low fps (5.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
bad battery life (440 per charge)
58
excellent zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
silent shooting (1/16,000 seconds)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (18 megapixels)
includes tracking autofocus
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon 760D as a Travel photography camera
Panasonic ZS60 as a Travel photography camera
66
provides focus via touch
MP count good (24MP)
has built in flash
display is selfie friendly
doesn't have Time Lapse function
bad battery life (440 per charge)
74
lighter than competition (282g)
comes with focus by touch
decent MP (18MP)
flash built-in
rather wide (24mm)
great zoom (720mm)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon 760D Landscape photography features
Panasonic ZS60 Landscape photography features
67
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
MP count good (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
no image stabilization
bad battery life (440 CIPA)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
60
focusing manually
rather wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (18MP)
supports RAW files
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon 760D as a Vlogging camera
Panasonic ZS60 as a Vlogging camera
73
display is selfie friendly
screen is touchscreen
provides face detection focusing
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
does have external mic socket
no image stabilization
35
rather wide (24mm)
has touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
lighter than competition (282 grams)
slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
screen isn't selfie friendly
lack of external microphone socket
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Canon 760D vs Panasonic ZS60 Specifications

General Information
Brand
Canon
Panasonic
Model
Canon EOS 760D
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60
Otherwise known as
EOS 760D / EOS 8000D
Lumix DMC-TZ80
Type
Entry-Level DSLR
Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed
2015-02-06
2016-01-05
Physical type
Compact SLR
Compact
Sensor Information
Chip
DIGIC 6
Venus Engine
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Sensor size
APS-C
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
22.3 x 14.9mm
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
332.3mm²
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
24 megapixels
18 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution
6000 x 4000
4896 x 3672
Maximum native ISO
12800
3200
Maximum enhanced ISO
25600
6400
Min native ISO
100
80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points
19
49
Cross focus points
19
-
Lens
Lens mounting type
Canon EF/EF-S
fixed lens
Lens focal range
-
24-720mm (30.0x)
Maximum aperture
-
f/3.3-6.4
Macro focus distance
-
3cm
Amount of lenses
326
-
Crop factor
1.6
5.8
Screen
Screen type
Fully Articulated
Fixed Type
Screen size
3 inches
3 inches
Screen resolution
1,040 thousand dots
1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Optical (pentamirror)
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
-
1,166 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage
95%
100%
Viewfinder magnification
0.51x
0.46x
Features
Min shutter speed
30 secs
4 secs
Max shutter speed
1/4000 secs
1/2000 secs
Max silent shutter speed
-
1/16000 secs
Continuous shutter rate
5.0fps
10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation
Yes
Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
5.60 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash options
-
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Maximum video resolution
1920x1080
3840x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
Optional
None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
565g (1.25 lb)
282g (0.62 lb)
Physical dimensions
132 x 101 x 78mm (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.1")
112 x 64 x 38mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.5")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
70
37
DXO Color Depth score
22.6
19.3
DXO Dynamic range score
12.0
10.6
DXO Low light score
915
109
Other
Battery life
440 photographs
320 photographs
Battery type
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery model
LP-E17
-
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 3 shots / 10 secs)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots
Single
Single
Launch pricing
$849
$248