Canon EOS 60Da vs Canon EOS Rebel T4i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 60Da and Canon EOS Rebel T4i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

These two camera models were both released 2012.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 60Da 2012
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 2012

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon APS-C") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 60Da 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS 60Da has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Rebel T4i has 18 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 60Da 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456

ISO range

Canon EOS 60Da has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel T4i. Canon EOS 60Da has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Rebel T4i has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 60Da 100-51200
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 100-12800

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 60Da
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel T4i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 60Da can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Rebel T4i can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 60Da 5,3
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 60Da and Canon EOS Rebel T4i can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 60Da weighs 755 gr (equal to 1.66 lb) which is 31% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel T4i and its 575 gr (or 1.27 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 60Da 755 gr
1.66 lb
Canon EOS Rebel T4i 575 gr
1.27 lb

Canon EOS 60Da vs Canon EOS Rebel T4i Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 60Da and Canon EOS Rebel T4i, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Name Canon EOS 60Da Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Release Year 2012 2012
Release Date 2012-04-07 2012-06-08
MSRP 1499 USD 849 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 5184 x 3456 pixels 5184 x 3456 pixels
Megapixels 18 MP 18 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 4 DIGIC 5
Image
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
ISO Range 100 - 51200 100 - 12800
White Balance Presets 8 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization Yes No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 9 9
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type Clear View TFT color LCD Clear View II TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 96% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.95 (0.59 35mm equiv.) 0.85 (0.53 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 0
Photography features
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Frames per second 5,3 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 13 meters 13 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format H.264
Motion JPEG
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Eye-Fi Connected
Yes
Eye-Fi Connected
Remote Control Yes (Optional) Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
GPS No Yes
Optional via GP-E2
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 1100 shots 440 shots
Width 145 mm 133 mm
Height 106 mm 100 mm
Depth 79 mm 79 mm
Weight 755 gram 575 gram