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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
0.050000000000001MP higher megapixel Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a megapixel of 16.1MP, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is only a 16.05MP digital camera (0.050000000000001MP lower). 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.

55x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has an optical zoom of 65x, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is only a 10x optical zoom digital camera (55x smaller). 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 minimum aperture number Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 (3.5).
94% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,365mm. That's 1,281mm longer than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 (84mm).
6 Reasons For
Hugely smaller maximum aperture number Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is 22 maximum aperture, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is only a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (15.5 bigger).
12% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixels, however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is only a 922,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (118,000 pixels lower).
Lighter Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is a 340g digital camera. That's 267g lighter than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (340g). 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.

Ten more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 takes 350.00 battery life (CIPA standard), however the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS only takes 340.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Eight more awards
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has 17 awards, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has 9 awards.
Expert reviews are a little better
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has an average expert review score of 83% based on 99 reviews, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has an average rating of 79% (based on 48 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Three times bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is only 6.5 maximum aperture, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is a 22 maximum aperture digital camera (15.5 smaller).
13% lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a display resolution (numeric) of 922,000 pixels, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (118,000 pixels higher).
44% heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 607g digital camera. That's 267g heavier than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 (340g). 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.

Ten less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS takes 340.00 battery life (CIPA standard), however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 only takes 350.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Fewer awards
Whilst the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has received 9 awards, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has received 17 awards.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is only 79%, whereas the average expert rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is 83% (based on 99 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Moderately lower megapixel Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a megapixel of 16.05MP, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 16.1MP digital camera (0.050000000000001MP higher). 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.

Six times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has an optical zoom of 10x, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 65x optical zoom digital camera (55x bigger). 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.

3% larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 larger than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (3.5).
1,281mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 84mm. That's 1,281mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (84mm).
Eight months older
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is older than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS by eight months.

Awards

9 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
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
17 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Ephotozine: Editor's Choice
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
hi-tech.mail.ru/: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
technopat.net: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel
16.1MP
BEST
16.05MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 384 x 480
 3264 x 1840
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1824 x 1024
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 384 x 480
 3264 x 1840
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1824 x 1024
Maximum Image Resolution
 4632 x 3456
 4632 x 3456
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 JPEG XR
 MPO
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.3 x 13
Total Megapixels
16.8MP 18.31MP
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
Image Sensor Size
 4/3
 4/3
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
65x
BEST
10x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5 22
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
3.4
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,365mm
BEST
84mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
21mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.8 - 247 14 - 42
Lens Type
 Standard
 Standard
Combined Zoom
260x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Diaphragm Blade
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 continuous
 servo
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 servo
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Normal Focusing Range
0 - ∞, 1.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.5 0.30
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Unknown - Click to provide data 23
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Smile Detection
 Smile detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0 - 0.5 0.50
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
1.8m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 25
 6400
 12800
 25600
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 25
 6400
 12800
 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 60s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Settings
 B
 B

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Forced on
 Forced off
Flash Guide Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 11m
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01s
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
1.8 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
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

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 60fps
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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 At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1280x720@50fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Wind Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wind filter
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

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

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
922,000 pixels 1,040,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.4x
Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 electrical
 Electronic
 electrical
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Custom modes
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Program
 Lens priority
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Program
 Lens priority
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Solarisation
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Solarisation
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Sharpness Levels
 Vivid
 Vivid
Multi-Shot Function
 Multi-shot function
 Multi-shot function
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Contrast
 Saturation
 Brightness
 Contrast
 Saturation
Image Editing
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi burst mode
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -4 - 4
Playback Modes
 Rotation
 Rotation
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.5mm
Scene Modes
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Children
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Flower
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Children
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Flower
Languages Support
 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 (OSD) Languages
 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 340g
BEST
Height
92.6mm 84.6mm
Depth
114.3mm 71.4mm
Width
127.6mm 122.45mm
Weight (including Battery)
650g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Supported
1 1
Battery Type
NB-10L Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
920mAh 1,200mAh
BEST
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
340 shots 350 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
 Battery level indicator

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,440,000 pixels
Neck Strap
 Neck strap
 Neck strap
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