Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 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

Cyber-shot RX10

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 88.1 x 102.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 4.0")
  • 813g (26.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10: The sensors

PowerShot SX60 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot RX10 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the Cyber-shot RX10'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: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot RX10 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

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)

Cyber-shot RX10 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot RX10

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
813g
(26.2 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 2 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)925
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.44
External microphone (2)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
1161cm³
(73 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony 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 connector for an external microphone and the more compact size.

Yields 32 points for the Cyber-shot RX10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot RX10

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Cyber-shot RX10

PowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot RX10, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot RX10, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot RX10, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot RX10, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

2
32

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 as better choice.

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