Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Lytro Illum

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Lytro Illum

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
88% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 65x optical zoom digital camera. That's 57x bigger than the Lytro Illum (8x). 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.

70% smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 4.5 smaller than the Lytro Illum (2).
Significantly longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a maximum focal length of 1,365mm, whereas the Lytro Illum is only a 250mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,115mm shorter).
43% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 21mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 9mm shorter than the Lytro Illum (30mm).
50% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 3,200 higher than the Lytro Illum (3,200).
HDMI port Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has an HDMI port, whereas the Lytro Illum does not have an HDMI port. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

Significantly lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a weight of 607g, whereas the Lytro Illum is a 940g digital camera (333g 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.

Thinner Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a depth of 114.3mm. That's 51.7mm thinner than the Lytro Illum (166mm).
14% narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a width of 127.6mm. That's 17.4mm narrower than the Lytro Illum (145mm).
9 Reasons For
1.4 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Lytro Illum has a minimum aperture of 2, however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (1.4 larger).
Smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (80).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Lytro Illum is 32s maximum shutter speed. That's 17s longer than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (32s). Read more

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

1" larger screen size Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 4" screen digital camera. That's 1" larger than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (4"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 384,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 383,078 pixels higher than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (384,000 pixels).
Shorter Edit
Lytro Illum is 86mm tall. That's 6.6mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (86mm).
Bigger battery capacity Edit
Lytro Illum is 3,760mAh battery. That's 2,840mAh bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (3,760mAh).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Better selling
The Lytro Illum ranks No. 14044 by number of sales, however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS ranks No. 83918.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
1.4 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a minimum aperture of 3.4, but the Lytro Illum is a 2 minimum aperture digital camera (1.4 smaller).
20 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Lytro Illum (80).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 15s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 17s shorter than the Lytro Illum (32s). Read more

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

Smaller screen size Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a screen size of 3". That's 1" smaller than the Lytro Illum (4"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

383,078 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 922 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 383,078 pixels lower than the Lytro Illum (384,000 pixels).
Taller Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 92.6mm tall digital camera. That's 6.6mm taller than the Lytro Illum (86mm).
Significantly smaller battery capacity Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 920mAh battery digital camera. That's 2,840mAh smaller than the Lytro Illum (3,760mAh).
Not as many stockists
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is only stocked by 1 store, however the Lytro Illum is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by eleven months
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is eleven months older than the Lytro Illum.
Less popular
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 83918 by number of sales in our digital cameras, but the Lytro Illum ranks No. 14044.
9 Reasons Against
8x smaller optical zoom Edit
The Lytro Illum is an 8x optical zoom digital camera. That's 57x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (8x). 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.

Significantly bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 2 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 4.5 bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (2).
Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Lytro Illum has a maximum focal length of 250mm, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 1,365mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,115mm longer).
30% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 30mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 9mm longer than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (30mm).
Vastly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 3,200 lower than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (3,200).
Does not have an HDMI port Edit
The Lytro Illum does not have an HDMI port, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS does. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

A lot heavier Edit
The Lytro Illum has a weight of 940g, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 607g digital camera (333g 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.

Thicker Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 166mm deep digital camera. That's 51.7mm thicker than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (166mm).
17.4mm wider Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 145mm wide digital camera. That's 17.4mm wider than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (145mm).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
16.1MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
BEST
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.82 x 7.52
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium

Lens System

Optical Zoom
65x
BEST
8x
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
2
Minimum Aperture
3.4 2
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
1,365mm
BEST
250mm
Minimum Focal Length
21mm
BEST
30mm
Focal Length Range
3.8 - 247 9.5 - 77.8
Combined Zoom
260x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
BEST
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
Normal Focusing Range
0 - ∞, 1.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Smile Detection
 Smile detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Manual
 shutter priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Manual
 shutter priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 6400
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400
BEST
3,200
Minimum ISO Speed
100 80
BEST
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)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 32s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
1.8 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 5.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

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

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++

Memory

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

Display

Screen Size
3" 4"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
922 pixels 384,000 pixels
BEST
Second Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Second display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
BEST
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Movie
 Auto
 Movie
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
 Multi-shot mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 RAW
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 RAW
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Snapdragon 800
Playback Mode
 Rotation
 Rotation
Scene Mode
 Sports
 3D Photography
 Sports
 3D Photography
Display Language
 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)
 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
607g
BEST
940g
Height
92.6mm 86mm
BEST
Depth
114.3mm
BEST
166mm
Width
127.6mm
BEST
145mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Weight Including Battery
650g
BEST
1kg

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 DC
 Battery
 DC
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
NB-10L Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
920mAh 3,760mAh
BEST
Shot Per Battery Charge
340 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7V
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2450 x 1634
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Minimum RAM Requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1GB

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Lytro Desktop
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Other Features

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

Technical Details

Relative Aperture (F-Number)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Neck Strap
 Neck strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
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