Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot WX500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 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 WX500

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX500

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot WX500: 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 Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot WX500

Auto Focus points (4)91

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

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX500

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot WX500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1018.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)340400
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
209g
(6.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX500 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 20 points for the Cyber-shot WX500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot WX500

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 Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Cyber-shot WX500

PowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot WX500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Sony Cyber-shot WX500

4
20

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot WX500 as better choice.

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