Canon EOS D60 vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS D60 and Canon EOS 7D Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS D60
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS D60 were released 2002 and Canon EOS 7D Mark II was released 2014. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS D60 Canon 2002
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon 2014

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare the cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras have a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the cameras sensor size effect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS D60 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)

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

Resolution

Canon EOS D60 has a 6,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 20 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 D60 6,3 MP 6291456 3072 2048
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 20 MP 19961856 5472 3648

Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a 217 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 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 7D Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS D60. Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 16000 while Canon EOS D60 has 100 to 1000.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS D60 100-1000
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 100-16000

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS D60 do not work with Canon EF-S lenses but this is also shown at our compatibility charts.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS D60
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS D60 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 7D Mark II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS D60 3
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 10

Ability to record movies

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

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording of movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Sadly, the Canon EOS D60 does not support this.

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 7D Mark II weighs 910 gr (equal to 2,01 lb) which is 6% heavier than Canon EOS D60 and its 855 gr (or 1,88 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS D60 855 gr 1,88 lb
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 910 gr 2,01 lb