Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix A1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A1000 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

Coolpix A1000

  • Introduced in January 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-840mm (35x), f3.4-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 114.2 x 71.7 x 40.5mm³ (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.6")
  • 330g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix A1000

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix A1000: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix A1000: Viewfinder

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

The Coolpix A1000 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

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)

Coolpix A1000 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix A1000

Better choice: Draw

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Nikon Coolpix A1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix A1000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Auto Focus points (4)91
Longer battery life (3, photos)340250

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix A1000

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix A1000

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.921.16
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
330g
(10.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
332cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix A1000 are that the camera is faster, 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 Coolpix A1000 is made easy by the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 22 points for the Coolpix A1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix A1000

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Nikon Coolpix A1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Coolpix A1000

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix A1000, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix A1000, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix A1000, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix A1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Nikon Coolpix A1000

12
22

We recommend Nikon Coolpix A1000 as better choice.

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