Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Leica C-Lux Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs C-Lux - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Leica C-Lux 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

C-Lux

  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

PowerShot SX60 HS vs C-Lux: The sensors

PowerShot SX60 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the C-Lux uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the C-Lux's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot SX60 HS employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

PowerShot SX60 HS vs C-Lux: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX60 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.33 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX60 HS (0.50x)

C-Lux (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the C-Lux

Advantage: Leica C-Lux

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Leica C-Lux Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

C-Lux

Articulated monitor (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the articulated display.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 2 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica C-Lux

PowerShot SX60 HS

C-Lux

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.33
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)340370
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
340g
(11.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
334cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 39 points for the C-Lux.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

C-Lux

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Leica C-Lux Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and C-Lux

PowerShot SX60 HS und C-Lux, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und C-Lux, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und C-Lux, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und C-Lux, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Leica C-Lux

2
39

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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