Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot W830 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 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 W830

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-200mm (8x), f3.3-6.3
  • No WiFi
  • 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 120g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Cyber-shot W830: 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 W830 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Higher speed (4, frames/second)61
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.23
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)340210
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot W830: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.00
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
120g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
110cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot W830 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX60 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the Cyber-shot W830.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot W830 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot W830, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot W830, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot W830, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Cyber-shot W830, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Sony Cyber-shot W830

19
13

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX60 HS as better choice.

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