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Sony DSC-HX60 Digital Camera

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20.4MP 30x CMOS Jan 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Big Zoom, Total Control Zoom and shoot with complete precision with this compact, digital camera. Enjoy a whole range of picture-enhancing technologies, including 30x optical zoom, a 20.4MP Exmor... More
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45 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This camera received a "Recommended" from Ephotozine who decided that this compact camera camera was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com this digital camera has an average expert rating of 82%. That puts this camera in the top 8% of all the cameras of a comparable age and type.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this camera is 86% based on 304 user reviews.

Good Video Capture

Several Sony DSC-HX60 owners reckoned that the Sony DSC-HX60 was good for video recording. Alonsorx said “Is too easy to record videos inadvertently”. Azizur mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “The videos are also extremely clear.”. This month Delores said “Took it to the caribbean sailing around the Grenadine Islands - have some brilliant photos and videos” and rated it as excellent.

Good Quality Lens

Several Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Alonsorx wrote “Excellent zoom”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The zoom is amazing and very stable” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review and rated the product as very good. Amazon Customer also wrote “The zoom is INCREDIBLE and maintains a high quality”.

A few customers who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60 said that it had a good lens. Aesp said on Amazon “Very good lens”. Amazon Customer rated the product as excellent and wrote “The thirty to one lens is fantastic” in their review of this digital camera. Dave G mentioned in his review “The x30 lens is great”.

Several Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Last year Actiongirl5 said “The camera itself cannot seem to focus in on the subject”. Night Hawk mentioned in November last year “Takes good pictures in the dark when you remember to deploy the flash and very good macro focus close up pictures with a little help” in their review. Two years ago R. Emmott said in their Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon “The focusing is rapid and accurate” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. R. Emmott wrote two years ago “The image stabilisation is good, even at the 30 x zoom setting”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Ninety customers who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Ahau said in their Sony DSC-HX60 review “Amazed that we can still get such sharp image with that kind of zoom”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It would take good photos - automatically.I had a small camera with a viewfinder Nikon 1 V1” and gave it a very good review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Sony LCS-CSJ Soft Carry Case For Cybershot+++++This is a photo of my car being repaired”.

Six Sony DSC-HX60 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. Amazon Customer wrote “In low light it can see better than I can”. Dave G said on Amazon “The superior Auto is best used in low light” in his review. Eric Baker wrote in his review on Amazon a few weeks ago “I'll take my Nikon 1 J5 instead if I want superb low light performance”.

Four people wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce clear pictures. Eliot mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon “It does that perfectly, with bright colour and sharp 20mp clarity” and scored it very highly. Hana Langan rated it 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic clarity”. Shilen rated the product as very good and mentioned “However I did find the image clarity on full zoom to be far superior than my old Lumix” in their review.

Several Sony DSC-HX60 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good ISO range. One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer thought it had a good image sensor. Jmd said on Amazon “And generally the image quality from this small sensor camera is quite good” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Ten Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was wifi compatible. Chris Wood mentioned in November “Runs off the second I point it anywhere in her direction) The built in wi fi is a bit quirky” . Concerned said on Amazon this year “Transfer of images on to laptop by wireless is the best bit for me” in their review and gave the Sony DSC-HX60 a rating of 5 stars. In November last year Hana Langan mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic wifI setting too.” in her Sony DSC-HX60 review.

Good Size

A few Sony DSC-HX60 owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Actiongirl5 wrote “For a compact camera it can be some one impractical to carry around in small bag with other items” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60. Amazon Customer said in their Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon “Having owned a number of Sony Compact Cameras I was expecting the usual high build quality”. Amazon Customer also wrote “At last a compact that takes great low light shots without flash”.

A few customers who bought the Sony DSC-HX60 wrote that it was lightweight. Last year Azizur scored it 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Superb lightweight camera!”. Ma Coates mentioned on Amazon “A fantastic lightweight camera”.

Two Sony DSC-HX60 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. I Heart Books mentioned “Sporting events) The camera itself feels well made, is not too heavy or bulky and is perfect to fit in a small bag or even just to carry with you” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

Some Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers considered that it was a good weight. Mr J. wrote on Amazon “Nice weight and build quality”. Toddy rated it as very good and said “Light weight ideal for my needs after extensive research, cannot go wrong with this camera!” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

One customer who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60 considered that it was a good body shape. One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who purchased the Sony DSC-HX60 concluded that it was thin.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased the Sony DSC-HX60 concluded that it was good quality. Actiongirl5 mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX60 review “The video quality is average, along with the night, low light shots”. In November last year Ahau wrote in their review on Amazon “Camera quality is good”. Amazon Customer scored this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned “Very pleased with the picture quality”.

Good Technical Features

A few Sony DSC-HX60 owners who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had good features. Ali Bongo said in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 “Great little camera with good zoom facilities” . David Evans said in his Sony DSC-HX60 review two years ago “Just received my sony dschx60 camera, first impression its a well made compact, with plenty of features.”. Eric Nt said “The camera has a multiplicity of desirable features and I amlearning slowly”.

Easy to Use

A number of people said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX60 was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote last year “So far it feels intuitive and takes excellent photos just on the auto settings” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Really good camera, easy to use and comes with edit”. Amazon Customer also wrote “I bought this as a light, easy to use”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. This month Castaway said in their review “Very pleased with the photos and has far more settings than i will ever use.”. Highspeedgaz said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 two years ago “Best pocket camera yet, felexable settings plus good scene” and rated the Sony DSC-HX60 as very good. Maureen Weaver mentioned “Excellent little camera, works well on all settings”.

A number of people considered that the Sony DSC-HX60 was comfortable and easy to hold. A few weeks ago Castaway wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “The previous nearest model to this I LOVED, alll i wanted was a replacement for that, comfortable hand hold; this has too.” but in spite of that they only rated the Sony DSC-HX60 60 out of 100. Dave G said on Amazon “It has a good handgrip Image quality is excellent at iso 80-200, very good to 400” in his review. Lord Byron wrote in their Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon “It is easy to hold the Sony camera in one hand” and rated it 5 stars.

One customer who bought this digital camera thought it was easy to setup. Lapwing mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Camera itself is easy to set up and use”.

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Good Battery Life

Some Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good battery life. Actiongirl5 wrote on Amazon “The battery life seems good, h” in their review of this digital camera yet they gave the Sony DSC-HX60 a rating of 40 out of 100. Amazon Buyer scored the Sony DSC-HX60 4 stars and said in November “Great camera for people like me who know nothing about photography, very easy to adjust settings, good battery life, great zoom” in their review. Two years ago Dave G said “I paid £249 for mine, from Jessops it came with a Sony camera case and hahnel battery which represents great value (the case & battery alone would cost you around fifty quid ;” and scored the product very highly.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner reckoned that this digital camera was quick to charge. Highspeedgaz mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “NFC, no need to remove battery to charge big bonus”.

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Good Support

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 owners who bought the Sony DSC-HX60 agreed that it had good technical guidance. Eliot scored the Sony DSC-HX60 5 stars and said “It also has all the usual manual settings for special effects etc”. In November last year Jmd mentioned “The flash is a manual pop up jobby which is a bit clumsy” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Jmd also mentioned “Indoors itll take bright colorful shots with the help of the flash”.

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good looking. This month Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The video image quality is utterly beautiful as well and stablises rocky movement (I filmed the scenery from a moving car while in Iceland”. Anon said “I have an older style which is far superior in quality” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review. Dave G said in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “Pretty good if not cropping at 800”.

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 owners who purchased the Sony DSC-HX60 concluded that it was a good design. James Hay mentioned “Such a pity that crap manufacturing spoils such a great design Its all very well that it can be repaired” nonetheless he only gave this digital camera a rating of 1 stars. Kerry P said “It's nice and light and slim in design.” nonetheless he only rated it 2 stars.

One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who purchased it considered that it had a good case.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was smooth. Chris Hoare wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon two years ago “Canon have smooth zoom that won’t make your audience feel too queasy” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner thought it was neat. Chris Wood gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “The zoom, 30x optical, is tremendous for such a neat small camera” in his review of this digital camera. One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was retro. Dave G said in his review “Great retro look” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Robust

Twenty Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was well made. Alan gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “And the body on this camera feels solid and the quality of the controls feel fine for the use I will give it” in his review. Castaway wrote on Amazon “The case also feels less solid than my previous one, though seems robust enough” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only gave the Sony DSC-HX60 a score of 3 stars. Chris Hoare mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Sony also has built in HDR modes that take multiple shots” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Three Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Dave G wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “The camera is small and sturdy”. Justine Miller rated it 80 out of 100 and she wrote on Amazon “Good, sturdy camera with great features” in her review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable. Amazon Customer mentioned “I'm going away again soon, perhaps in use it may prove to be more dependable and better, hopefully” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

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Reasonably Priced

Several people thought the Sony DSC-HX60 was good value for money. In November last year Actiongirl5 wrote in their Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon “The only thing I would say is compare rival brands as I am sure you could find better for the price”. Alan said on Amazon “For me, this camera is perfect! And a good balance of price/features and quality”. Amazon Customer said “I bought it at a special price, so it was an impulse buy” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review and gave the Sony DSC-HX60 a score of 5 stars.

A few Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Actiongirl5 wrote “The cheap flimsy exterior” in their review although they rated the product 40 out of 100. Actiongirl5 also wrote “Super cheap camera casing, weighty chunky compact camera”. Alan mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 last year “Some reviews on here criticise the body as being cheap and feeling plastic” and rated the product 5 stars.

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Good Flash

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 owners who bought the product concluded that it had a good flash. Alonsorx wrote in their review “Excellent powerful flash” however despite that they rated it 2 stars. Last year Aw wrote “Not using flash was not a problem at all even taking photos from the full 30x optical zoom distance” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Chris Hoare said in his review on Amazon two years ago “Sony has a flash hotshoe that can take a range of sony accessories; including microphones”.

Top Seller

According to Amazon sales data, the DSC-HX60 is one the best selling camera currently on sale.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony digital cameras and also specifically for Sony compact camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Exposure Control

A number of people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had good exposure controls. Chris Hoare gave it a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Next to it there is an exposure compensation dial”.

£30.99 Price Drop

The price of the DSC-HX60 has dropped by £30.99 in the last 30 days.

Very Big Digital Zoom

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years that we have checked the digital zoom of, the Sony DSC-HX60's digital zoom of 486 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The digital zooms of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 1x to 810x.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a GPS, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-HX60 which do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a GPS currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-HX60 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-HX60 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], or the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 20.4 megapixels, the DSC-HX60 has one of the highest megapixel counts amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-HX60 have megapixel counts of between 0.3MP and 46MP.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the DSC-HX60 has one of the biggest optical zooms amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX60 is 2.7x, the biggest is 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x.

Other 30x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age 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 all the other cameras that support a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this digital camera and we think the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price], and the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] both from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

The DSC-HX60 supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX60 do not support Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], or the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price].

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-HX60, the DSC-HX60 supports video recording.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video recording currently available including because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Sony DSC-HX60 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price], and the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] all from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-HX60.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at including the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], or the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the DSC-HX60 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this Sony camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of 30 seconds, the DSC-HX60 has a very long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-HX60. The average maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-HX60 is 14s.

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Very High Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 230 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-HX60 that we have checked, the display resolution of the DSC-HX60 of 921,600 pixels is one of the highest.

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Features One Flash Mode

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly featured flash mode is Auto, but this flash mode is not featured on this Sony digital camera. The flash modes Flash Off are also featured on this camera.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

At 12,800, the DSC-HX60 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-HX60. Compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-HX60 have maximum ISO speeds of between 200 and 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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11520 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-HX60 has an 11520 x 1080 still image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 5184 x 3456, 3648 x 2432, 2592 x 1728, 5184 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 5184 x 2920, 3648 x 2056, 1920 x 1080, 3888 x 3888, 2736 x 2736, 1920 x 1920, 7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920 and 4912 1080 and 3424 x 1920. Across all compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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380 Shots Per Battery Charge

The DSC-HX60 is a camera that takes 380 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX60 take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-HX60 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-HX60.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-HX60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-HX60.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the DSC-HX60 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX60. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the DSC-HX60 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The audio formats AC3 are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Sony DSC-HX60 is more than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of light metering modes than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Sony camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Sony DSC-HX60 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-HX60 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 20g to 710g. With a weight of 246 grams, the DSC-HX60 is one of the heavier compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-HX60 amongst cameras of this age.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot N[plb_1478196_price] (174g).

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-HX60. The shooting modes "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-HX60 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-HX60. The white balance modes "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Sony digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Thick

The thinnest digital camera of this age and type is 4mm deep, the thickest is 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm. At 38.3 millimeters, the DSC-HX60 is fairly thick compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-HX60.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

At 3.5, the Sony DSC-HX60 has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-HX60. The minimum apertures of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-HX60 range from 1.3 to 6.6.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-HX60

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony digital camera was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-HX60 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price] which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-HX60 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Tripod Mount
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Carrying Case
Included Wrist Strap
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

(9)
10 September 2014

The HX60 also has three more features that we rarely see on compact cameras. There's an accessory shoe that can accommodate a flashgun, microphone, electronic viewfinder, wireless flash trigger or... Read more…

3 June 2014

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX60 is an update to the HX50 and has the same 30x optical zoom. Despite being pocketable it is a little on the bulky side and fairly heavy. There are other features that...

Ephotozine

25 March 2014

The Bionz X imaging engine may have promised boosted response times and better picture quality but, in the end, the Sony Cyber-shot HX60 isn?t much of an improvement on last year?s HX50. Picture...

18 March 2014

L'arrivée du processeur Bionz X était attendue comme celle du messie et, avec lui, de grandes attentes quant à une meilleure réactivité et une meilleure qualité d'image. Finalement, le HX60...

6 October 2015

Vakanties zijn al duur genoeg. Waarom dan investeren in een prijzige reiscamera voor je vakantie als het ook voor een heel stuk minder kan? Maar is de kwaliteit dan ook goed? Wij testen de Sony... Read more…

Good image stabilization
Long range
Dedicated exposure compensation dial
Hot shoe for mounting accessories
Rated battery life
Not much different from H 50V
Thumb rest inadequate
A bit on the chunky side
Rear display is not touch sensitive
Image quality not as good as some competitors
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User Reviews

(188)
Reviewed 2 September 2015 by Maggie103
Maggie103 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX60

What a brilliant little camera. Takes really stunning pictures! Sharp images! Easily charged and photos downloaded to computer easily too. All in all a great purchase!

Reviewed 1 September 2015 by CHRIS

I am a novice, but the pictures and videos I have produced on automatic are excellent in all lighting, even in dark or lowlight, can't wait to explore all the features. Only thing is I stupidly... Read more…

Jo would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX60

Bought as an update for a much earlier model. Lots of features and very easy to use. Has several features which we've found have fixed problems with the earlier model such as poor picture quality... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2015 by Nicki93
Nicki93 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX60

This camera it's just amazing.Good quality-price.It have also wi-fi that makes was ilu share your pictures or transfer to your phone/computer.Reduction of red eyes it's very good and it comes with... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2015 by Burty1960
Burty1960 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX60

This is a great camera especially for the price. The photos are great and I am using it more than my Sony a56...

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