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Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS

Portability
90
Imaging
35
Features
37
Overall
35
Canon PowerShot SX200 IS front
 
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS front
Portability
61
Imaging
41
Features
67
Overall
51

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Key Specs

Canon SX200 IS
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-336mm (F3.4-5.3) lens
  • 247g - 103 x 61 x 38mm
  • Launched May 2009
  • Replacement is Canon SX210 IS
Canon SX60 HS
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 21-1365mm (F3.4-6.5) lens
  • 650g - 128 x 93 x 114mm
  • Released September 2014
  • Older Model is Canon SX50 HS
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Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Overview

Below, we will be contrasting the Canon SX200 IS and Canon SX60 HS, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras and both of them are created by Canon. There exists a huge gap between the sensor resolutions of the SX200 IS (12MP) and SX60 HS (16MP) but they feature the exact same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The SX200 IS was manufactured 6 years before the SX60 HS and that is quite a significant gap as far as technology is concerned. Both cameras come with different body type with the Canon SX200 IS being a Compact camera and the Canon SX60 HS being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before getting in to a full comparison, below is a quick synopsis of how the SX200 IS scores versus the SX60 HS with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX200 IS over the Canon SX60 HS

 SX200 IS SX60 HS 

Reasons to pick Canon SX60 HS over the Canon SX200 IS

 SX60 HS SX200 IS 
ReleasedSeptember 2014May 2009Fresher by 65 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution922k230kClearer screen (+692k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Canon SX200 IS and Canon SX60 HS

 SX200 IS SX60 HS 
Manual focus Dial exact focusing
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen measurements
Touch screen Missing Touch screen

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Physical Comparison

When you are planning to carry your camera, you will need to take into account its weight and dimensions. The Canon SX200 IS offers external measurements of 103mm x 61mm x 38mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.5") with a weight of 247 grams (0.54 lbs) and the Canon SX60 HS has dimensions of 128mm x 93mm x 114mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 4.5") along with a weight of 650 grams (1.43 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you have chosen during that time. Underneath is the front view measurements comparison of the SX200 IS versus the SX60 HS.

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the SX200 IS and SX60 HS is 90 and 61 respectively.

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS top view buttons comparison

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is very hard to see the gap between sensor sizing just by reviewing specifications. The visual below will offer you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the SX200 IS and SX60 HS.

To sum up, both the cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements albeit not the same MP. You should count on the Canon SX60 HS to offer you more detail due to its extra 4MP. Higher resolution will make it easier to crop shots somewhat more aggressively. The older SX200 IS is going to be disadvantaged with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS sensor size comparison

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX200 IS Portrait photography features
Canon SX60 HS Portrait photography features
29
focusing manually
no external flash support
sensor resolution low (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
56
you can focus manually
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
provides face detection focusing
exports RAW formats
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Canon SX200 IS Street photography info
Canon SX60 HS Street photography info
60
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than average (247g)
no articulating screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
56
screen articulates fully
has image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW formats
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
heavier than competitors in class (650g)
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX200 IS Sports photography highlights
Canon SX60 HS Sports photography highlights
27
image stabilization (Optical)
max frames per second low (1.0 frames/s)
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
53
great zoom range (21-1365mm 65.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon SX200 IS
Travel photography with Canon SX60 HS
63
lighter than average (247 grams)
flash built-in
rather wide (28mm)
long reach (336mm)
missing Timelapse mode
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.4)
57
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
display is selfie friendly
really wide (21mm)
very long reach (1365mm)
no Time Lapse mode
heavier than competitors in class (650 grams)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX200 IS as a Landscape photography camera
Canon SX60 HS as a Landscape photography camera
43
focusing manually
rather wide (28mm)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.4)
sensor resolution low (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
missing Timelapse mode
52
you can focus manually
really wide (21mm)
nice screen size (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
exports RAW formats
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX200 IS Vlogging factors
Canon SX60 HS Vlogging factors
30
rather wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than average (247 grams)
sluggish max aperture (f3.4)
screen is not selfie friendly
low quality video (1280 x 720 pixels)
missing external microphone port
62
really wide (21mm)
display is selfie friendly
has image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focusing
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
includes external mic port
slow max aperture (f3.4)
heavier than competitors in class (650g)
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Canon SX200 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX200 IS and Canon SX60 HS
 Canon PowerShot SX200 ISCanon PowerShot SX60 HS
General Information
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Model type Canon PowerShot SX200 IS Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2009-05-14 2014-09-16
Body design Compact SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Chip - DIGIC 6
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3072
Highest native ISO 1600 6400
Lowest native ISO 80 100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points 9 9
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-336mm (12.0x) 21-1365mm (65.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.4-5.3 f/3.4-6.5
Macro focusing distance 0cm 0cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Screen diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 230k dot 922k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 922k dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100 percent
Features
Lowest shutter speed 15 secs 15 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/3200 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 1.0 frames per sec 6.4 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 3.20 m 5.50 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Syncro, Manual Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 247 gr (0.54 pounds) 650 gr (1.43 pounds)
Dimensions 103 x 61 x 38mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.5") 128 x 93 x 114mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 4.5")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 39
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 19.2
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 10.1
DXO Low light rating not tested 127
Other
Battery life - 340 photographs
Battery form - Battery Pack
Battery ID NB-5L NB-10L
Self timer Yes (2 sec or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus/MMCplus HC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Launch price $329 $549