04-20-2013 06:45 AM
Hello everyone,my first post here.
I've been taking pics w/point to shoot cameras for years now and since the DSLR camera's have become a little cheaper,I'm deciding to buy one.
I've been searching a lot and found these 2 but I'm having hard time deciding which one to get. I've heard that 60D has overall better build quality,better grip and better battery life;whereas,650D has a touch screen,and does better in video recording.
I honestly don't care much about video and my main usage is photgraphy(In which I've heard these 2 perform pretty much the same)
So,which one do you guys recommend?
Thanks and sorry for the long post
04-20-2013 09:48 AM
04-20-2013 12:38 PM
The 650d probably has better autofocus, as all the af points are cross-type.
So would you get it instead of 60D ? I've heard the AF is better but not much,but I haven't used either so I'm not sure if that's true or not
04-20-2013 01:44 PM
04-20-2013 11:20 PM - edited 04-20-2013 11:36 PM
04-22-2013 11:20 AM
BUT.... If you go to Costco they have Rebel and 60d AND 7d for you to hold and feel. If you are not a member just say you are thinking of joining and they will let you look around .
+1. There's not a significant enough difference in them performance wise to really say flat out that one is better than the other for you. The Rebels get a bad name because they're the entry level SLR, but you really get quite a lot for the price. They're not flimsy as many say, I've beat the crap out of mine and it's still firing away 100,000 clicks later. The 7D has a much more advanced auto-focus system if you're into sports, but honestly I don't see too much difference between the 60D and 650D other than ergonomics. Yes, the 60D has some "pro features", but you need to decide if those are worth it to you or not. To restate what Scotty said, I think the differences are small enough that you should just go play with both and see what you like more.
04-22-2013 02:59 PM
04-22-2013 04:29 PM
It’s a tough call. To me $150 isn’t a big difference when selecting camera bodies, but I’m weighing that versus all the money I’ve spent on all the camera equipment I’ve accumulated over the years.
Specs wise the 60D is marginally better. It’s weather sealed, which is nice, though I’ve never had an issue with my Rebel. The battery life of the 60D should be much better. The 650D has touch screen, but personally I couldn’t care less. I really think it comes down to ergonomics. One is bigger and heavier. Many see this as more strong and comfortable in their hands. Some don’t. I think the best advice in this thread so far is to go play around with both of them in the store and see if your decision is made for you.