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Canon EOS 60Da Digital Camera

SLR 18MP CMOS Oct 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
Six industry awards
Plastic construction not as reassuring as its metal-bodied peers
18 135 mm kit lens has strong barrel distortion
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" award from review sites Itpro.no, Akam.no and Pcactual.com all of whom decided that this high megapixel digital camera was good.

Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se both gave this camera a "Best in Test" award and Magnus.de gave it a "Buying Tip" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fourty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint this Canon digital camera has an overall expert rating of 86 out of 100. The expert review sites think this high megapixel digital camera is one of the better digital cameras of a similar type and age.

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this digital camera rated this camera 90% on average. 7 reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The EOS 60Da supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon EOS 60Da supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also support Full HD video.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon EOS 60Da supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Canon digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of this age and spec.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Power

Superior Battery Life

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Superior battery life” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Mac World scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Good battery performance” in his review of the Canon EOS 60Da.


Good Flash

Two owners who bought it concluded that it had a good flash.

Flipout LCD Screen

Ten customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good screen. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “Swivelandtilt LCD screen aids lowand highangle shooting”. About.com wrote “Flipout LCD screen” and rated this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Seven years ago Dcresource.com wrote “Super high resolution 3inch rotating LCD display”.

Full HD Video

Twenty-two customers said that the product was good for video recording. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Can record 1080p video” in their review of this digital camera and gave the Canon EOS 60Da a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. About.com gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Full HD movie mode”. Seven years ago Mac World gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Superb video, external mic jack”.

Sharp, Beautiful Images

Twenty-eight owners who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images. Mac World gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “In-camera raw processing and image resizing”. Dcresource.com mentioned seven years ago “Very good photo quality (with a good lens” in their review of this digital camera. Pocket Lint mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 60Da “Image quality, vari-angle LCD” and rated this digital camera 4 stars out of 5.

Twelve people wrote that it had a good picture resolution. About.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “18 megapixels”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Extremely high detail and resolution at base ISO, good per-pixel sharpness”. Hardwarezone.com.ph gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “High burst rate when shooting JPEGs” in their review of this digital camera.

Five people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good ISO range. Seven years ago Mac World mentioned “Fast burst mod, excellent high ISO performanc, hinged LCD scree, full HD video recording”. Dcresource.com said “ISO 3200 in good light” in their review of this digital camera. Digitaltrends.com said “You can actually shoot at 12 800 ISO” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Three people who purchased it considered that it was good in low light. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Excellent for low-light performance without a flash”. One person reckoned that the product had a good image sensor.

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18 135 Mm Kit Lens Has Strong Barrel Distortion

Seven customers reckoned that the product did not have a good lens. Pc Mag said “Lens makes audible noise when re-focusing during video recording” in their review of this digital camera. Dcresource.com mentioned “18 135 mm kit lens has strong barrel distortion” . Newegg.com said five years ago “It's not too bad and the lens takes amazing pictures” .

Five people who reviewed the Canon EOS 60Da agreed that it did not have a good autofocus. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “No continuous autofocus while recording video” yet they still rated it 4 stars out of 5. Digitaltrends.com said “Focusing is a hassle, "Warm" indoor images with Auto White Balance” but despite that they still gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Mac World said “Slow focusing in Live View” in his review of this digital camera.

Four owners who bought this digital camera thought it did not have a good zoom. Five years ago Newegg.com said “When I am walking around I just zoom out and switch on the” nonetheless they still gave this digital camera a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Newegg.com also said “The lens does zoom creep quite a bit” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “If you turn the camera to the ground for a picture of a rock or shell on the beach, in manual zoom mode” in their review.

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Weight & Dimensions

Bulky and Weighty

Two people who purchased the product agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Seven years ago Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Bulky and weighty”. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 60Da five years ago “Lens that comes with this kit is heavy and when extended a little”.

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Plastic Construction Not As Reassuring As Its Metal-Bodied Peers

Two people who purchased the product agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Seven years ago Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Bulky and weighty”. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 60Da five years ago “Lens that comes with this kit is heavy and when extended a little”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was not good structurally. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Plastic construction not as reassuring as its metal-bodied peers” in their review of this digital camera. One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was not a good body shape. Ld2.ciol.com wrote “Plastic body” in their review of this digital camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon EOS 60Da supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support video capability currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon EOS 60Da has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The EOS 60Da has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The EOS 60Da has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Support

Plenty of Manual Controls

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Seven years ago Dcresource.com wrote “Plenty of manual controls”. Pc Mag said in their review of the Canon EOS 60Da on PC Mag “Manual operation during video recording” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Dcresource.com also wrote “With its very good photo quality (especially with a decent lens), rotating, super high resolution LCD, generally snappy performance, full set of manual controls, Full HD movie mo” in their review.


Features

The EOS 60D Features HD Video Recording, Letting You Create Your Own Movies On the Go

Seven customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good features. Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “The EOS 60D features HD video recording, letting you create your own movies on the go” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Akihabaranews.com mentioned “There is so much more to say about this camera and its impressive number of features and functionalities.” . Six years ago Digitalversus.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Digital Versus “However, although it's an excellent expert SLR with plenty of great features (notably the swivel screen”.


Price

Good Value for Money

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good value for money. Newegg.com said in their review of this digital camera “Good value, great zoom range, huge upgrade from my old point” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Imaging-Resource.com said on expert review site Imaging Resource.com six years ago “18.00MegapixelsCanon EF, EF-S3.0 inchLCDPay Less! $1000.70 That's the average, click to find the BEST price! Canon EOS 60DOverview by Shawn Barnett, Dave Etchells, Mike Tomkinsand Zig WeidelichHands-on Preview”. Ziemowit P. said on Newegg.com “This camera is priced very well among other Canon” in their review of the Canon EOS 60Da and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was expensive. Andrew S. gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote on Newegg.com “More expensive and still uses old CF cards which get way expensive past 16gb”.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 60Da has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon EOS 60Da has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Canon EOS 60Da has a microphone in, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports PictBridge

The EOS 60Da supports PictBridge, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has an HDMI

The EOS 60Da has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have an HDMI.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Battery

1100 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon EOS 60Da which takes 1100 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Camera

Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 60Da supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The EOS 60Da has a tripod mountable. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon EOS 60Da has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera range from 460 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 820,000 pixels. The Canon EOS 60Da has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (1,040,000 pixel) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EOS 60Da has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the EOS 7D (£550.00), and the EOS 5D Mark II both from Canon is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB (3.2" and higher rated), or the Pentax K-3 (£581.37) (3.2" and higher rated).

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Canon EOS 60Da has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The EOS 60Da has a batteries included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Canon EOS 60Da features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The EOS 60Da has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers agreed that this digital camera was noisy. Dcresource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Low noise levels through ISO 1600 in low light” . Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Very good low-light performance, with low noise levels”. Six years ago Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote “Good ISO performance with low image noise” in their review of this digital camera.

Good ISO Performance With Low Image Noise

Three customers agreed that this digital camera was noisy. Dcresource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Low noise levels through ISO 1600 in low light” . Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Very good low-light performance, with low noise levels”. Six years ago Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote “Good ISO performance with low image noise” in their review of this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The EOS 60Da has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 480, 720 x 480, 1280 x 1280, 1696 x 1280, 1728 x 1728, 1920 x 1280, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 3072 x 2304, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 3456 and 3888 x 2592 and 4608 x 3456. High megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 to 6000 x 4000.

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Only 5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 60Da has a 5184 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the image resolution ranges from 4608 x 3456 pixels to 7360 x 4912 pixels.

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Viewfinder

Fairly High Magnification

At 0.95 times zoom factor, the EOS 60Da has a quite high magnification compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera the magnifications range from 0.17x to 20x.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The EOS 60Da has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Design

Sharp, Beautiful Images

Five owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag seven years ago “Sharp, beautiful images” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera six years ago “Aging D90 with the considerably more upmarket Nikon D7000”. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Canon 60D is fast, shoots gorgeous still images”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Canon EOS 60Da was ergonomic. Seven years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Good ergonomics, well shaped”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “Superior ergonomics – particularly the bigger viewfinder” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Dcresource.com said “Well designed, easy to hold body” in their review of this digital camera. One customer said that the product was neat.

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Robust Build

Six owners said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 60Da was well made. Digital Versus scored it 80 out of 100 and said “Highquality build, welldefined swivel screen”. Mac World said “Wireless flash control built in” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Seven years ago Dcresource.com said “The Canon EOS-60D is a solid offering in the midrange digital SLR space” in their review of this digital camera.

Robust Build Quality

Seventeen customers who purchased the product considered that it was good quality. Seven years ago Cnet.co.uk said “Robust build quality”. Digital Versus wrote “Good picture quality in video mode” in their review of the Canon EOS 60Da and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Seven years ago Ld2.ciol.com said “Lock on jog dial, burst rate, full HD videos, image quality”.

Audio Control

Six customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Mac World said “Audio control” in his review of the Canon EOS 60Da. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website PC Mag seven years ago “Those looking for ease of use may be deterred by the lack of continuous autofocus during video recording”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “A handy swiveling LCD” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100.

Three customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. About.com mentioned seven years ago “Good results at higher ISO settings” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Mac World wrote “Excellent image quality, even at high ISO settings”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Excellent image quality up to ISO settings unthinkable just one camera generation ago”.

Three owners who purchased this digital camera said that it was easy to handle. Digital Versus said “Handles ISO sensitivity well”. Digital Versus also said “Excellent handling” in their review. Two customers who purchased it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

One customer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good interface. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Customizable user interface”.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the EOS 60Da.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers raydiomaster k100d, raydiomaster k110d, raydiomaster k200d, raydiomaster 1000d, raydiomaster 1100d
Barcodes 00617689813076, 08714574584652, 08714574584669, 08714574584683

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