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Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100

Portability
61
Imaging
42
Features
67
Overall
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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS front
 
Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 front
Portability
92
Imaging
36
Features
46
Overall
40

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Key Specs

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
  • Revealed September 2014
  • Superseded the Canon SX50 HS
Casio EX-ZR100
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-300mm (F3.0-5.9) lens
  • 204g - 105 x 59 x 29mm
  • Announced July 2011
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Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Overview

Following is a in-depth review of the Canon SX60 HS and Casio EX-ZR100, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras by companies Canon and Casio. There is a huge difference among the image resolutions of the SX60 HS (16MP) and EX-ZR100 (12MP) but they come with the same exact sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The SX60 HS was brought out 3 years after the EX-ZR100 which is a fairly significant gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both cameras offer different body type with the Canon SX60 HS being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Casio EX-ZR100 being a Compact camera.

Before delving through a full comparison, below is a quick highlight of how the SX60 HS grades vs the EX-ZR100 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX60 HS over the Casio EX-ZR100

 SX60 HS EX-ZR100 
AnnouncedSeptember 2014July 2011More modern by 39 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution922k461kSharper display (+461k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Casio EX-ZR100 over the Canon SX60 HS

 EX-ZR100 SX60 HS 

Common features in the Canon SX60 HS and Casio EX-ZR100

 SX60 HS EX-ZR100 
Manual focus Very accurate focusing
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display measurement
Touch display Lacking Touch display

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Physical Comparison

In case you're going to carry around your camera, you should factor in its weight and size. The Canon SX60 HS has outside dimensions of 128mm x 93mm x 114mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 4.5") accompanied by a weight of 650 grams (1.43 lbs) whilst the Casio EX-ZR100 has specifications of 105mm x 59mm x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1") with a weight of 204 grams (0.45 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you are employing at the time. Here is the front view proportions comparison of the SX60 HS and the EX-ZR100.

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability score of the SX60 HS and EX-ZR100 is 61 and 92 respectively.

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 top view buttons comparison

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Sensor Comparison

Often, it's tough to see the difference in sensor sizes just by looking through technical specs. The image here might provide you a stronger sense of the sensor sizes in the SX60 HS and EX-ZR100.

As you can tell, each of the cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing but not the same megapixels. You should expect to see the Canon SX60 HS to result in extra detail having its extra 4 Megapixels. Greater resolution will allow you to crop pics far more aggressively. The newer SX60 HS is going to have an advantage when it comes to sensor tech.

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 sensor size comparison

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Portrait photography advice
Casio EX-ZR100 Portrait photography advice
57
has manual focus
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
includes face detect focus
supports RAW formats
sensor is small (1/2.3")
29
you can focus manually
external flash not possible
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon SX60 HS as a Street photography camera
Casio EX-ZR100 as a Street photography camera
56
screen articulates fully
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW formats
sensor is small (1/2.3")
heavier than competition (650 grams)
61
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than competition (204 grams)
no articulating screen
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX60 HS as a Sports photography camera
Casio EX-ZR100 as a Sports photography camera
54
great zoom range (21-1365mm 65.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
includes tracking focus
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
46
incredible zoom range (24-300mm 12.5 x zoom)
fast shooting (40.0 fps)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
comes with tracking focus
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Travel photography factors
Casio EX-ZR100 Travel photography factors
57
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
selfie friendly screen
pretty wide (21mm)
very long reach (1365mm)
lack of Time Lapse mode
heavier than competition (650 grams)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
64
lighter than competition (204 grams)
flash built-in
really wide (24mm)
long reach (300mm)
no Timelapse mode
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX60 HS as a Landscape photography camera
Casio EX-ZR100 as a Landscape photography camera
52
has manual focus
pretty wide (21mm)
decent sized screen (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
supports RAW formats
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of Time Lapse mode
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you can focus manually
really wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
no Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Vlogging factors
Casio EX-ZR100 Vlogging factors
62
pretty wide (21mm)
selfie friendly screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detect focus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
comes with mic socket
slow max aperture (f3.4)
heavier than competition (650g)
33
really wide (24mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than competition (204g)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
screen is not selfie friendly
no microphone support
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Canon SX60 HS vs Casio EX-ZR100 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX60 HS and Casio EX-ZR100
 Canon PowerShot SX60 HSCasio Exilim EX-ZR100
General Information
Make Canon Casio
Model type Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Casio Exilim EX-ZR100
Type Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed 2014-09-16 2011-07-19
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip DIGIC 6 Exilim Engine HS
Sensor type BSI-CMOS 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 16 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4608 x 3072 4000 x 3000
Maximum native ISO 6400 3200
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 9 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 21-1365mm (65.0x) 24-300mm (12.5x)
Largest aperture f/3.4-6.5 f/3.0-5.9
Macro focusing range 0cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 922k dots 461k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Screen tech - Super Clear TFT color LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 922k dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent -
Features
Min shutter speed 15s 15s
Max shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter rate 6.4 frames per second 40.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 5.50 m -
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 432 x 320 (30, 240 fps), 224 x 64 (480, 1000 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
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 650 grams (1.43 lbs) 204 grams (0.45 lbs)
Dimensions 128 x 93 x 114mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 4.5") 105 x 59 x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 39 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 19.2 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 10.1 not tested
DXO Low light rating 127 not tested
Other
Battery life 340 pictures -
Form of battery Battery Pack -
Battery ID NB-10L -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (2 or 10 seconds, Triple)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots Single Single
Price at release $549 $300