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Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
Top 27%1,829 points
Top 27%
Top 41%1,470 points
Top 41%
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 60D vs Nikon D5300: 58 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

33.89% more megapixels (main camera).
18MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
39

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5.3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
813ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
1338ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
27% have it

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1100shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
600shots

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
66
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
83

10. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 29.97fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
38% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24bits

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
50% have it

15. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
11% have it

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.5Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.9Evs

17. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
31% have it

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
9% have it

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
72% have it

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
25% have it

21. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
15% have it

22. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
26% have it

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 60D
Nikon D5300
20% have it

24. width

20mm narrower.
145mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
125mm

25. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1037k dots

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