Nikon D3200 vs Canon EOS 60D
ManufacturingNikon D3200 were released 2012 and Canon EOS 60D was released 2010. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 60D||2010|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D3200 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS 60D has a "APSC"-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 **|
|Nikon D3200||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
|Canon EOS 60D||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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
6016 x 4000
|Canon EOS 60D||
5184 x 3456
Nikon D3200 has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 60D. 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.
|Canon EOS 60D||100-12800|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
There is a big difference between these two cameras. Canon EOS 60D has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D3200 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D3200 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.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D3200 can shoot up to 4 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 60D can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 60D||5,3|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Nikon D3200||505 gr
|Canon EOS 60D||755 gr