Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

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

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV 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 IV

  • Introduced in September 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 24 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-600mm (25x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 94 x 127.4mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 5.0")
  • 1095g (35.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10 IV

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10 IV: The sensors

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

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

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot RX10 IV: 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 IV 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 IV (0.70x)

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

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV

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

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 IV

Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
1095g
(35.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
1587cm³
(100 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10 IV and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 IV

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)624
Auto Focus points (4)9315
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.44
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)340400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 IV 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 rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot RX10 IV is made easy by the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 37 points for the Cyber-shot RX10 IV.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot RX10 IV

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV Dimensions

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV

4
37

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV as better choice.

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