Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix B500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 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 B500

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-900mm (40x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 542g (17.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix B500: 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 Nikon Coolpix B500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix B500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Auto Focus points (4)91

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

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix B500

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)340600
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
542g
(17.5 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
843cm³
(53 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B500 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX60 HS: the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 15 points for the Coolpix B500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix B500

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix B500, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix B500, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix B500, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix B500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Nikon Coolpix B500

9
15

We recommend Nikon Coolpix B500 as better choice.

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