Canon EOS 60Da vs Canon EOS 8000D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 60Da and Canon EOS 8000D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 60Da were released 2012 and Canon EOS 8000D was released 2015. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 60Da 2012
Canon EOS 8000D 2015

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

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

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 60Da 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 8000D 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 (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 60Da has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 8000D has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 60Da 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456
Canon EOS 8000D 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS 8000D has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 60Da. 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

Canon EOS 60Da has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 8000D. Canon EOS 60Da has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 8000D has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 60Da 100-51200
Canon EOS 8000D 100-12800

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 60Da
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 8000D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 60Da can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 8000D can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 60Da 5,3
Canon EOS 8000D 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS 60Da and Canon EOS 8000D can shoot movies.

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 60Da weighs 755 gr (equal to 1,66 lb) which is 34% heavier than Canon EOS 8000D and its 565 gr (or 1,25 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 60Da 755 gr
1,66 lb
Canon EOS 8000D 565 gr
1,25 lb