Canon EOS D60 vs Nikon Z fc

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

Manufacturing

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

Canon EOS D60 were released 2002 and Nikon Z fc was released 2021. That is a 19 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS D60 2002
Nikon Z fc 2021

Type of camera

Canon EOS D60 is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z fc is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS D60 has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Nikon Z fc has a "Nikon DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS D60 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Nikon Z fc 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** 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)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)

Resolution

Canon EOS D60 has a 6,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z fc has 21 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS D60 6,3 MP
6291456 pixels
3072 x 2048
Nikon Z fc 21 MP
20668416 pixels
5568 x 3712

Nikon Z fc has a 229 % 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, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon Z fc has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS D60. Nikon Z fc has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS D60 has 100 to 1000.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS D60 100-1000
Nikon Z fc 100-51200

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.
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 work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS D60
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z fc

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS D60 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z fc can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS D60 3
Nikon Z fc 11

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 movies and movie clips and that is Nikon Z fc. 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, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS D60 weighs 855 gr (equal to 1,88 lb) which is 92% heavier than Nikon Z fc and its 445 gr (or 0,98 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS D60 855 gr
1,88 lb
Nikon Z fc 445 gr
0,98 lb

Canon EOS D60 vs Nikon Z fc Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS D60 and Nikon Z fc, 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 D60
Nikon Z fc
Name Canon EOS D60 Nikon Z fc
Manufacturer Canon Nikon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Release Year 2002 2021
Release Date 2002-02-22 2021-06-29
MSRP 1199 USD 959 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3072 x 2048 pixels 5568 x 3712 pixels
Megapixels 6,3 MP 21 MP
Image Processor Digital Signal Processing LSI (Image Engine) EXPEED 6
Image
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
ISO Range 100 - 1000 100 - 51200
White Balance Presets 5 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 3 209
Lens Mount Canon EF

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon Z

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
DX / APS-C (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 1.8 3
Screen dots N/A 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.88 (0.55 35mm equiv.) 1.02 (0.68 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 2360000
Photography features
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Frames per second 3 fps 11 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution N/A 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11ac + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (N3 connector) Yes (via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Battery Pack BP-511
EN-EL25 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 620 shots 300 shots
Width 150 mm 135 mm
Height 107 mm 94 mm
Depth 75 mm 44 mm
Weight 855 gram 445 gram