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.

Canon EOS D60
Nikon Z fc

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 of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS D60 Canon 2002
Nikon Z fc Nikon 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 "APSC"-sensor while Nikon Z fc 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 D60 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon Z fc 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 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 Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS D60 6,3 MP 6291456 3072 2048
Nikon Z fc 21 MP 20668416 5568 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, afterwards 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 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 Nikon Z fc

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 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 of 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, carried around, for several hours at the 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 (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS D60 855 gr 1,88 lb
Nikon Z fc 445 gr 0,98 lb