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Olympus Stylus SH-60
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Olympus Stylus SH-60 Digital Camera

16MP 24x CMOS Mar 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
SH-60: Sharpness At Any DistanceThe SH-60 has plenty to boast about, like its super-sharp image stabilisation (IS) technology. Thanks to the Hybrid 5-Axis IS normally found in D-SLRs, the compact... More
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Olympus Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,701 expert and user reviews, Olympus has good reviews for its cameras. Olympus also has good reviews specifically for its compact camera digital cameras compared to other brands.

Robust

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner concluded that it was strong and durable. Goodvibr8ion said on Amazon “The best bit of tech that I have bought recently, feels sturdy and chunky, grips firmly in my hand”.

Good Quality Pictures

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner concluded that the product was able to produce good images. Goodvibr8ion wrote on Amazon two years ago “Ability to get great pictures pretty well always” in their review and gave it a very good review score.

Good Battery Life

One person who purchased it thought it had a good battery life.

Easy to Use

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Goodvibr8ion gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I am convinced the practical compromises are really good to allow you to get the best possible results”.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price], the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], and the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras of a similar spec and age to the Stylus SH-60 is 2.7x and the biggest is 63x. When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stylus SH-60, the optical zoom of the Olympus Stylus SH-60 of 24 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (50x) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Stylus SH-60 supports video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus SH-60, the Stylus SH-60 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Stylus SH-60 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Stylus SH-60 is more than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this Olympus camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the maximum focal lengths range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm. When compared to other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60, the Stylus SH-60's maximum focal length of 600 millimeters is one of the longest.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Olympus Stylus SH-60 is more than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Olympus digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60. The white balance modes "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Olympus camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

The Stylus SH-60 has a fairly small maximum aperture (6.9) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus SH-60. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Stylus SH-60 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Stylus SH-60 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel counts of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 range from 10MP to 48MP. With a total megapixel count of 16.8 megapixels, the Stylus SH-60 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was not heavy and bulky.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60 also do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Stylus SH-60 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Canon IXUS 510 HS[plb_408144_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Stylus SH-60 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Stylus SH-60 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Coolpix P7700[pl_1714924_price], or the Coolpix P310[pl_2119209_price] both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60, the Stylus SH-60 does not have a GPS.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS to this digital camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Stylus SH-60 is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is one of the heavier digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Stylus SH-60 (269 grams) amongst cameras of this age. The lightest compact camera camera that is a similar age to the Stylus SH-60 is 20g , the heaviest is 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

We compared all the other 269g digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus SH-60 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stylus SH-60 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Olympus camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus SH-60. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Features Four Auto Focus

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Olympus camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus SH-60. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Thick

At 42.4 millimeters, the Stylus SH-60 is quite thick compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus SH-60. The depths of cameras of this age and spec range from 4mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus SH-60

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a fairly standard screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Stylus SH-60 has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60.

Other 16MP cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] (16.1MP), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Stylus SH-60 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

Other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price].

If the sensor type of this Olympus camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Coolpix S5100[pl_1308_price] (CCD), or the Coolpix S570[pl_2049075_price] (CCD) both from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Special Features

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 20 December 2014 by GoodVibr8ion "Grumpy Cos Its Ghastly" | 3 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Incredible camera, really pleased with it, the best bit of tech that I have bought recently, feels sturdy and chunky, grips firmly in my hand.
Packed with quality features and ability to get... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2014 by Maine Boy
(Verified Purchase)

A truly incredible camera!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v107070be000
Barcodes 04545350045630, 04545350045647, 04545350045654

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