Canon EOS 77D vs Nikon D60

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 77D and Nikon D60. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 77D
Nikon D60

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 77D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D60 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 77D were released 2017 and Nikon D60 was released 2008. That is a 9 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 77D Canon 2017
Nikon D60 Nikon 2008

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 77D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D60 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS 77D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D60 75 mm (a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)

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

Resolution

Canon EOS 77D has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D60 has 10,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 77D 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Nikon D60 10,2 MP 10036224 3872 2592

Canon EOS 77D has a 139 % larger resolution than Nikon D60. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 77D has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D60. Canon EOS 77D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D60 has 100 to 3200.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 77D 100-25600
Nikon D60 100-3200

Autofocus and lens compatibility

There is a big diffence between these two cameras. Canon EOS 77D has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D60 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D60 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 77D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D60

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 77D can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Nikon D60 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 77D 6
Nikon D60 3

Ability to record movies

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

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS 77D. Unfortunately Nikon D60 does not support recording movies and movie clips.

Weight

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

Canon EOS 77D weighs 540 gr (equal to 1,19 lb) which is 3% heavier than Nikon D60 and its 522 gr (or 1,15 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 77D 540 gr 1,19 lb
Nikon D60 522 gr 1,15 lb