Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs PowerShot SX420 IS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Specs

PowerShot SX60 HS

  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.5")
  • 650g (21.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX60 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1008mm (42x), f3.5-6.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 104.4 x 69.1 x 85.1mm³ (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.4")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX420 IS

PowerShot SX60 HS vs PowerShot SX420 IS: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS

Higher speed (4, frames/second)62
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.23
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)340195

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are that the camera is faster, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX60 HS is made easy by the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

PowerShot SX60 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.00
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
442g
(14.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
614cm³
(39 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the PowerShot SX420 IS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

PowerShot SX420 IS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and PowerShot SX420 IS

PowerShot SX60 HS und PowerShot SX420 IS, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und PowerShot SX420 IS, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und PowerShot SX420 IS, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und PowerShot SX420 IS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

13
9

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX420 IS.

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