Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
1.4 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a minimum aperture of 2, however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (1.4 larger).
50% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 6,400 higher than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (6,400).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 60s maximum shutter speed. That's 45s longer than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (15s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 1,039,078 pixels higher than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (922 pixels).
Slightly lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a weight of 558g, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 607g digital camera (49g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Shorter Edit
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 74mm tall. That's 18.6mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (92.6mm).
Thinner Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 66.2mm deep digital camera. That's 48.1mm thinner than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (114.3mm).
10% narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 116.3mm wide digital camera. That's 11.3mm narrower than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (127.6mm).
A little better user reviews
Based on 16 user reviews, the average review score of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 91%, however the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 87% (based on 151 reviews).
11 Reasons For
3MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 16.1MP digital camera. That's 3MP higher than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (16.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 65x optical zoom digital camera. That's 60x bigger than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (65x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 2.6 smaller than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (6.5).
1,245mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a maximum focal length of 1,365mm, but the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is only a 120mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,245mm shorter).
15% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 21mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 3mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (21mm).
Bigger combined zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 260x combined zoom digital camera. That's 240x bigger than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (260x).
340.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 340.00, but the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II only takes 240.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by £169
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS costs £169 less than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
6 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Better selling
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS ranks No. 19672 by number of sales, however the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II ranks No. 54762.
Seven more awards
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has 8 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has 1 award.

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
3MP lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 13.1MP digital camera. That's 3MP lower than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (16.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Twelve times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 5x optical zoom digital camera. That's 60x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (65x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

67% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 3.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 2.6 bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (6.5).
1,245mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a maximum focal length of 120mm, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 1,365mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,245mm longer).
13% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 3mm longer than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (21mm).
Twelve times smaller combined zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 20x combined zoom digital camera. That's 240x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (260x).
Only 240.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 240.00, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS only takes 340.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

More expensive by £169
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is £169 more expensive than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS.
Less retailers
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is only stocked by 22 shops, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is stocked by 28 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Older by seven months
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is seven months older than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS.
Less popular
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 54762 by number of sales in our digital cameras, however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS ranks No. 19672.
Seven less awards
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has only received 1 award, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has received 8 awards.
9 Reasons Against
A lot larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a minimum aperture of 3.4, however the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 2 minimum aperture digital camera (1.4 smaller).
Vastly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 6,400 lower than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (6,400).
Three times shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is only 15s maximum shutter speed. That's 45s shorter than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (15s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Hugely lower display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 922 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 1,039,078 pixels lower than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (922 pixels).
49g heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a weight of 607g, but the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 558g digital camera (49g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 92.6mm tall. That's 18.6mm taller than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (92.6mm).
43% thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 114.3mm deep digital camera. That's 48.1mm thicker than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (114.3mm).
Wider Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 127.6mm wide digital camera. That's 11.3mm wider than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (127.6mm).
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS's average user score is 87%, however the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II's is 91% (based on 16 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
Pocket Lint: Recommended
8 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 28 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
13.1MP 16.1MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4352 x 2904
 4352 x 2248
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 2048
 2304 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1832
 4352 x 2904
 4352 x 2248
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 2048
 2304 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1832
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
18.7 x 14 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.8MP
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 4:5
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 4:5
Image Sensor Size
 1.5
BEST
 1.5

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 65x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
3.9 6.5
BEST
Minimum Aperture
2
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length
120mm 1,365mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 21mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
12.5 - 62.5 3.8 - 247
Lens Structure
14/11 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
20x 260x
BEST

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
0.05m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - ∞, 1.8 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.05 0.5
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 0.5
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800
BEST
6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
60s
BEST
15s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Manual
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 3.5 1.8 - 3
Flash Recharging Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Flash Range
0.5 - 6.8 0.5 - 5.5
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 MP4
 MP4
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 640x480@120fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
922 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot mode
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Rotation
 Rotation
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Underwater
 Sports
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Underwater
 Sports
Display Language
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
558g
BEST
607g
Height
74mm
BEST
92.6mm
Depth
66.2mm
BEST
114.3mm
Width
116.3mm
BEST
127.6mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 650g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 DC
 Battery
 DC
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
NB-12L NB-10L
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 920mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
240 shots 340 shots
BEST
Battery Level Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery level indicator

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX,CameraWindow, PhotoStitch, Map Utility,Digital Photo Professional Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Neck Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Neck strap
Feedback