Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Lytro Illum

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Lytro Illum

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Reasons For

6 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 number Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a maximum aperture number of 6.5. That's 4.5 smaller than the Lytro Illum (2).
Significantly longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 1,365mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Lytro Illum is only a 250mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,115mm shorter).
43% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 21mm minimum focal length. That's 9mm shorter than the Lytro Illum (30mm).
50% higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is 6,400 maximum ISO speed. That's 3,200 higher than the Lytro Illum (3,200).
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.

5 Reasons For
Smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Lytro Illum is 80 minimum ISO speed. That's 20 smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (80).
Longer slowest 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.

Two memory slotss Edit
The Lytro Illum is a two memory slots digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS only has one memory slots.
1" larger display diagonal 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.

Bigger battery capacity Edit
Lytro Illum is 3,760mAh battery. That's 2,840mAh bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (3,760mAh).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
20 bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Lytro Illum (80).
Shorter slowest 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.

Only one memory slots Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has one memory slots, however the Lytro Illum only has two memory slotss.
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a display diagonal 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.

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).
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6 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 number 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
Lytro Illum is only 250mm maximum focal length, but the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 1,365mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,115mm longer).
30% longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Lytro Illum has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 30mm. That's 9mm longer than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (30mm).
Vastly lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Lytro Illum has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 3,200. That's 3,200 lower than the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (3,200).
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.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
BEST
 bridge camera
Megapixel
16.1MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.82 x 7.52
Total Megapixels
16.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium

Lens System

Optical Zoom
65x
BEST
8x
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5
BEST
2
Minimum Aperture Number
3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,365mm
BEST
250mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
21mm
BEST
30mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.8 - 247 9.5 - 77.8
Combined Zoom
260x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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 (wide)
0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

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

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 32s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
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
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
BEST
 MP4
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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 At 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

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Maximum Memory Card Size
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
1 2
BEST

Display

Display Diagonal
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
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
922 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Movie
 Auto
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Playback Modes
 Rotation
 Rotation
Scene Modes
 Sports
 Sports
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
BEST
940g
Height
92.6mm 86mm
Depth
114.3mm 166mm
Width
127.6mm 145mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Weight (including Battery)
650g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 DC
 Battery
 DC
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Number of Batteries Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
NB-10L Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
920mAh 3,760mAh
BEST
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
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

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Neck Strap
 Neck strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
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