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Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS

Portability
80
Imaging
46
Features
33
Overall
40
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS front
 
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS front
Portability
61
Imaging
41
Features
67
Overall
51

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Key Specs

Canon SX410 IS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-960mm (F3.5-5.6) lens
  • 325g - 104 x 69 x 85mm
  • Released February 2015
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
  • Announced September 2014
  • Succeeded the Canon SX50 HS
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Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Overview

Lets take a deeper look at the Canon SX410 IS and Canon SX60 HS, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and both of them are manufactured by Canon. There is a large difference among the image resolutions of the SX410 IS (20MP) and SX60 HS (16MP) but they use the exact same sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The SX410 IS was announced 5 months later than the SX60 HS so they are both of a similar age. Each of these cameras come with different body type with the Canon SX410 IS being a Compact camera and the Canon SX60 HS being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before getting straight into a complete comparison, below is a concise overview of how the SX410 IS scores against the SX60 HS for portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX410 IS over the Canon SX60 HS

 SX410 IS SX60 HS 

Reasons to pick Canon SX60 HS over the Canon SX410 IS

 SX60 HS SX410 IS 
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution922k230kClearer screen (+692k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Canon SX410 IS and Canon SX60 HS

 SX410 IS SX60 HS 
AnnouncedFebruary 2015September 2014Same age
Focus manually More precise focus
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen dimensions
Touch friendly screen No Touch friendly screen

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Physical Comparison

When you are looking to carry your camera often, you'll need to consider its weight and measurements. The Canon SX410 IS features external dimensions of 104mm x 69mm x 85mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.3") with a weight of 325 grams (0.72 lbs) and the Canon SX60 HS has proportions 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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Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you use at that moment. Following is the front view measurement comparison of the SX410 IS versus the SX60 HS.

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability rating of the SX410 IS and SX60 HS is 80 and 61 respectively.

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS top view buttons comparison

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Sensor Comparison

Often, it is difficult to see the gap in sensor sizing just by going through specs. The photograph underneath may provide you a far better sense of the sensor sizes in the SX410 IS and SX60 HS.

As you can plainly see, the two cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements albeit not the same megapixels. You can count on the Canon SX410 IS to show greater detail with its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs much more aggressively.

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS sensor size comparison

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX410 IS as a Portrait photography camera
Canon SX60 HS as a Portrait photography camera
47
focusing manually
MP count good (20 megapixels)
offers face detect focus
external flash not possible
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
56
focusing manually
MP count good (16MP)
includes face detection autofocus
exports RAW formats
small sensor (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Street photography info
Canon SX60 HS Street photography info
52
has image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
56
screen articulates fully
has image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW formats
small sensor (1/2.3")
more heavy than others (650 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX410 IS as a Sports photography camera
Canon SX60 HS as a Sports photography camera
41
long zoom range (24-960mm 40.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20MP)
slow frames per second (0.5 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
small sensor (1/2.3")
terrible battery life (185 shots)
lacks phase detect auto focus
53
amazing zoom range (21-1365mm 65.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (16MP)
includes tracking autofocus
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Travel photography details
Canon SX60 HS Travel photography details
61
MP count good (20MP)
built-in flash
fairly wide (24mm)
great zoom (960mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
terrible battery life (185 CIPA)
display isn't selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.5)
57
MP count good (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
fairly wide (21mm)
very long reach (1365mm)
lack of Timelapse mode
more heavy than others (650 grams)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Landscape photography info
Canon SX60 HS Landscape photography info
49
focusing manually
fairly wide (24mm)
screen is a good size (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
terrible battery life (185 per charge)
does not have Time Lapse mode
52
focusing manually
fairly wide (21mm)
good sized screen (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (16MP)
exports RAW formats
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Vlogging info
Canon SX60 HS Vlogging info
29
fairly wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focus
slow max aperture (f3.5)
display isn't selfie friendly
low res video (1280 x 720 pixels)
does not have mic socket
62
fairly wide (21mm)
screen is selfie friendly
has image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
does have external microphone support
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
more heavy than others (650g)
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Canon SX410 IS vs Canon SX60 HS Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX410 IS and Canon SX60 HS
 Canon PowerShot SX410 ISCanon PowerShot SX60 HS
General Information
Company Canon Canon
Model type Canon PowerShot SX410 IS Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Released 2015-02-06 2014-09-16
Physical type Compact SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Chip DIGIC 4+ DIGIC 6
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 5152 x 3864 4608 x 3072
Maximum native ISO 1600 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Total focus points 9 9
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-960mm (40.0x) 21-1365mm (65.0x)
Max aperture f/3.5-5.6 f/3.4-6.5
Macro focusing range 0cm 0cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Display diagonal 3" 3"
Resolution of display 230k dots 922k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 922k dots
Viewfinder coverage - 100 percent
Features
Lowest shutter speed 15 secs 15 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 0.5 frames per second 6.4 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 5.00 m 5.50 m
Flash modes Auto, flash on, slow synchro, flash off Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (25p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Maximum video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
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 sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 325 gr (0.72 lbs) 650 gr (1.43 lbs)
Dimensions 104 x 69 x 85mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.3") 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 185 images 340 images
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NB-11LH NB-10L
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots One One
Retail price $199 $549