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Canon SX60 vs Sony A99 II

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS and the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in September 2014 and September 2016. The SX60 is a fixed lens compact, while the A99 II is a DSLR. The cameras are based on a 1/2.3-inch (SX60) and a full frame (A99 II) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 14.2 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 42.2 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon SX60
versus
Sony A99 II
Canon SX60   Sony A99 II
Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
21-1365mm f/3.4-6.5 Sony A mount lenses
14.2 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor 42.2 MP, Full Frame Sensor
1080/60p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-3,200 (100 - 6,400) ISO 100-25,600
Electronic viewfinder (922k dots) Electronic viewfinder (2400k dots)
3.0 LCD, 922k dots 3.0 LCD, 1229k dots
Swivel screen (not touch-sensitive) Fully flexible screen (no touchscreen)
6.4 shutter flaps per second 12 shutter flaps per second
Lens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
340 shots per battery charge490 shots per battery charge
128 x 93 x 114 mm, 650 g 143 x 104 x 76 mm, 849 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS and the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Canon SX60 and the Sony A99 II are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon SX60 vs Sony A99 II
Compare SX60 versus A99 II top
Comparison SX60 or A99 II rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony A99 II is notably larger (25 percent) than the Canon SX60. It is noteworthy in this context that the A99 II is splash and dust-proof, while the SX60 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the SX60 has a lens built in, whereas the A99 II is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup.

Concerning battery life, the SX60 gets 340 shots out of its NB-10L battery, while the A99 II can take 490 images on a single charge of its NP-FM500H power pack.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon SX60 128 mm 93 mm 114 mm 650 g 340 n Sep 2014 549 i
2.
 
Sony A99 II 143 mm 104 mm 76 mm 849 g 490 Y Sep 2016 3,199 i
3.
 
Canon SX70 127 mm 91 mm 117 mm 608 g 325 n Sep 2018 549 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 116 mm 74 mm 66 mm 553 g 240 n Feb 2014 799 i
6.
 
Canon G16 109 mm 76 mm 40 mm 356 g 360 n Aug 2013 549 i
7.
 
Canon G15 107 mm 76 mm 40 mm 352 g 350 n Sep 2012 499 i
8.
 
Canon SX50 123 mm 87 mm 106 mm 595 g 315 n Sep 2012 429 i
9.
 
Nikon D850 146 mm 124 mm 79 mm 1005 g 1840 Y Jul 2017 3,299 i
10.
 
Nikon P900 140 mm 103 mm 137 mm 899 g 360 n Mar 2015 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300 132 mm 92 mm 117 mm 691 g 380 Y Jul 2015 599 i
12.
 
Panasonic FZ200 125 mm 87 mm 110 mm 588 g 540 n Jul 2012 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic FZ150 124 mm 82 mm 92 mm 528 g 410 n Aug 2011 499 i
14.
 
Sony A7R II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 625 g 290 Y Jun 2015 3,199 i
15.
 
Sony A7S II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 627 g 370 Y Sep 2015 2,999 i
16.
 
Sony HX400V 130 mm 93 mm 103 mm 660 g 300 n Feb 2014 499 i
17.
 
Sony A99 147 mm 111 mm 78 mm 812 g 500 Y Sep 2012 2,799 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The SX60 was launched at a lower price than the A99 II, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon SX60 features a 1/2.3-inch sensor and the Sony A99 II a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the A99 II is 2979 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 5.6 and 1.0. The sensor in the SX60 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the A99 II offers a 3:2 aspect.

Canon SX60 and Sony A99 II sensor measures

With 42.2MP, the A99 II offers a higher resolution than the SX60 (14.2MP), but the A99 II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.52μm versus 1.40μm for the SX60) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the A99 II is a much more recent model (by 2 years) than the SX60, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that neither of the two cameras has an anti-alias filter installed, so they are able to capture all the detail the sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A99 II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A99 II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 39.8 x 26.5 inches or 101 x 67.4 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 31.8 x 21.2 inches or 80.8 x 53.9 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 26.5 x 17.7 inches or 67.3 x 44.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon SX60 are 23 x 15.4 inches or 58.5 x 39 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 12.3 inches or 46.8 x 31.2 cm for very good quality, and 15.4 x 10.2 inches or 39 x 26 cm for excellent quality prints.

The A99 II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 3200, which can be extended to ISO 100-6400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II are ISO 100 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-25600.

SX60 versus A99 II MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). Of the two cameras under consideration, the A99 II offers substantially better image quality than the SX60 (overall score 53 points higher). The advantage is based on 6.2 bits higher color depth, 2.6 EV in additional dynamic range, and 4.2 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon SX60 1/2.3 14.2 4608 30721080/60p19.210.8127 39
2.
 
Sony A99 II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p25.413.42317 92
3.
 
Canon SX70 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p...... ..
4.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.42308 86
5.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 1.5-inch 13.0 4160 31201080/30p21.510.8581 58
6.
 
Canon G16 1/1.7 12.0 4000 30001080/60p21.011.7230 54
7.
 
Canon G15 1/1.7 12.0 4000 30001080/24p19.911.5165 46
8.
 
Canon SX50 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/24p20.311.2179 47
9.
 
Nikon D850 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.414.82660 100
10.
 
Nikon P900 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30004K/30p19.311.097 38
12.
 
Panasonic FZ200 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/60p19.110.8114 37
13.
 
Panasonic FZ150 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/60p19.410.9132 40
14.
 
Sony A7R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.013.93434 98
15.
 
Sony A7S II Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/30p23.613.32993 85
16.
 
Sony HX400V 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..
17.
 
Sony A99 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.014.01555 89

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the A99 II provides a better video resolution than the SX60. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the Canon is limited to 1080/60p.

Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under review are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the A99 II offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the SX60 (2400k vs 922k dots). The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Canon SX60 and Sony A99 II in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon SX60922 n 3.0 922 swivel n 1/2000s 6.4 Y Y
2.
 
Sony A99 II2400 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon SX702360 n 3.0 922 swivel n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
4.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
5.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 5.2 Y Y
6.
 
Canon G16optical n 3.0 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.2 Y Y
7.
 
Canon G15optical n 3.0 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.1 Y Y
8.
 
Canon SX50202 n 3.0 461 swivel n 1/2000s 2.2 Y Y
9.
 
Nikon D850optical Y 3.2 2359 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n n
10.
 
Nikon P900921 n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 7.0 Y Y
11.
 
Panasonic FZ3001440 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
12.
 
Panasonic FZ2001312 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
13.
 
Panasonic FZ150202 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/2000s 12.0 Y Y
14.
 
Sony A7R II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
15.
 
Sony A7S II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony HX400V210 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony A992359 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 6.0 n Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The SX60 has one, while the A99 II does not. While the built-in flash of the SX60 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

Both cameras have an articulated rear screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This feature will be particularly appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies.

The SX60 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the A99 II uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The A99 II features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the SX60 only has one slot. The A99 II supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the SX60 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS and Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon SX60YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
2.
 
Sony A99 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
3.
 
Canon SX70-stereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
5.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon G16Ystereomono--mini2.0Y--
7.
 
Canon G15Ystereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Canon SX50Ystereomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Nikon D850YstereomonoYYmini3.0YYY
10.
 
Nikon P900-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
12.
 
Panasonic FZ200YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic FZ150Ystereo---mini2.0---
14.
 
Sony A7R IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony A7S IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony HX400VYstereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony A99YstereomonoYYmini2.0---

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Sony A99 II (unlike the SX60) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The A99 II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the SX60 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the SX60 was succeeded by the Canon SX70. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Sony websites.

Review summary

So how do things add up? Is the Canon SX60 better than the Sony A99 II or vice versa? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Reasons to prefer the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS:

  • Ready to shoot: Comes with a built-in lens, while the A99 II requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (128x93mm vs 143x104mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter even though it comes with a built-in lens (unlike the A99 II).
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in September 2014).

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Arguments in favor of the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (42.2 vs 14.2MP), which boosts linear resolution by 73%.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (53 points) in the DXO overall evaluation.
  • Richer colors: Generates noticeably more natural colors (6.2 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a broader range of light and dark details (2.6 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Can shoot in dim conditions (4.2 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/60p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (2400k vs 922k dots).
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1229k vs 922k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (12 vs 6.4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More flexible: Makes it possible to change lenses and thus to use specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (490 versus 340) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More modern: Reflects 2 years of technical progress since the SX60 launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A99 II is the clear winner of the contest (21 : 6 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

SX60 06:21 A99 II

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon SX60 and the Sony A99 II place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Superzoom Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the SX60 or the A99 II perform in practice. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon SX603/5+ +75/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2014 549 i
2.
 
Sony A99 II....85/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2016 3,199 i
3.
 
Canon SX70..+ +..3.5/53.5/5 Sep 2018 549 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II3/5+77/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2014 799 i
6.
 
Canon G164/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2013 549 i
7.
 
Canon G154/5+76/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 499 i
8.
 
Canon SX503/5+ +72/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 429 i
9.
 
Nikon D8504.5/5+ +89/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2017 3,299 i
10.
 
Nikon P900....77/1004/54/5 Mar 2015 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2015 599 i
12.
 
Panasonic FZ2003/5+ +80/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic FZ1503/5+ +76/1004/54.5/5 Aug 2011 499 i
14.
 
Sony A7R II5/5+ +90/1005/55/5 Jun 2015 3,199 i
15.
 
Sony A7S II5/5+..4.5/55/5 Sep 2015 2,999 i
16.
 
Sony HX400V4/5+ +..4/54/5 Feb 2014 499 i
17.
 
Sony A995/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon SX60 vs Sony A99 II

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon SX60 Sony A99 II
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens 21-1365mm f/3.4-6.5 Sony A mount lenses
    Launch Date September 2014 September 2016
    Launch Price USD 549 USD 3,199
    Sensor Specs Canon SX60 Sony A99 II
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format 1/2.3" Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 6.17 x 4.55 mm 35.9 x 24.0 mm
    Sensor Area 28.0735 mm2 861.6 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 7.7 mm 43.2 mm
    Crop Factor 5.6x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 14.2 Megapixels 42.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4608 x 3072 pixels 7952 x 5304 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.40 μm 4.52 μm
    Pixel Density 50.42 MP/cm2 4.90 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 3,200 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 6,400 ISO 50 - 25,600 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 6 BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 39 92
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 19.2 25.4
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.8 13.4
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 127 2317
    Screen Specs Canon SX60 Sony A99 II
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 922k dots 2400k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 922k dots 1229k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fully flexible screen
    Shooting Specs Canon SX60 Sony A99 II
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 6.4 shutter flaps/s 12 shutter flaps/s
    Image StabilizationLens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support no UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Canon SX60 Sony A99 II
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Canon SX60 Sony A99 II
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type NB-10L NP-FM500H
    Battery Life (CIPA)340 shots per charge490 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 128 x 93 x 114 mm
    (5.0 x 3.7 x 4.5 in)
    143 x 104 x 76 mm
    (5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in)
    Camera Weight 650 g (22.9 oz) 849 g (29.9 oz)

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