Canon EOS 60D
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Canon EOS 60D

DP Review Silver Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
A multi award winning SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
SLR 18MP Oct 2010
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Canon EOS 60D Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 60D number 375 across all digital cameras.
28 Reviews + 7 Awards
Average Features
6 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 46?

It has very good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 92%, based on 28 reviews. This digital camera has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Good Gear plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size.
The EOS 60D has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 260 in wildlife photography cameras.

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Seven Industry Awards

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review sites Good Gear and, both of which concluded that this camera was outstanding.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review websites and Ephotozine, both of which said that this Canon digital camera was very good.

The authors at three other expert review sites liked this Canon camera. This digital camera received a "Gold" award from website What Digital Camera and the editor of website Camera Labs conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award. Furthermore, the author at website DP Review gave this camera a "Silver" award and said it was great.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 83 out of 100 based on 26 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, What Digital Camera, and Ephotozine.

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Canon Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 35,686 expert and owner reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two customers said that it was a good body shape.

  • It slots into the current range between the, of interest to those stepping up from a compact… December 2010
  • It also has a more contoured body and plenty of new great features, such as the hinged screen… October 2010
  • It lacks the metal body and has a lower maximum continuous shooting sp… August 2011

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £659.00 it is more expensive than 78% of cameras.

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Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the EOS 60D of 18MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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5184 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon EOS 60D is 5184 x 3456 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. 4608 x 3456 pixels is also supported by this Canon digital camera. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 5184 x 2912 pixels, 3456 x 3456 pixels, 3888 x 2592 pixels plus 16 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2010.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon eos60dwkit, canon 4460b033aa, canon efs55250mm, canon efs1855mm, canon 18mm135mm, canon photo4now, canon 4460b016, camsmart eos1d, canon 60d1855, eos60d17-85lk, canon 60dbb15, code 4460b003, canon 180mp, 4460b089aa, 4460b054aa, 4460b085aa, 4460b055aa, 4460b086aa, 4460b230aa, 4460b056aa
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