Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P610 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix P610 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P610 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 P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix P610: 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 P610: Viewfinder

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

The Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 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 P610 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610

Better choice: Draw

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P610 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix P610

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 P610

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix P610

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)340360
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
565g
(18.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 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, the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

Yields 17 points for the Coolpix P610.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix P610

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 P610 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P610, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P610, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P610, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P610, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Nikon Coolpix P610

9
17

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P610 as better choice.

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