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Canon SX60 HS

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Canon SX60 HS

Canon SX60 HS
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A fully featured but 3 year old bridge digital camera, with lots of owner recommendations and a huge 65x optical zoom
Bridge 16.1MP 65x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon SX60 HS Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Canon SX60 HS number 833 across all digital cameras.
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
3 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very big optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Sports Photography
Very Good
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Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon SX60 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon SX60 HS?

The Canon SX60 HS is 127.6mm wide and 92.6mm tall. It is 114.3mm deep and weighs 607g.

Canon SX60 HS front dimensions
Canon SX60 HS size in context

Canon SX60 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 43,667 expert and user reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the SX60 HS in September 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Canon SX60 HS's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 46% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The SX60 HS's optical zoom of 65x is bigger than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The SX60 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The SX60 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 90% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SX60 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SX60 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The SX60 HS's weight of 607g is in the heaviest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the SX60 HS of only 6.5 is smaller than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the SX60 HS of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The SX60 HS has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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340 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the SX60 HS which takes 340 battery life.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon SX60 HS of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 32% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the SX60 HS is 4608 x 2592. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this digital camera supports a still image resolution of 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1920 x 1080 plus 1 more value. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The SX60 HS has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon SX60 HS does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon SX60 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The SX60 HS supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the SX60 HS of 10s is slower than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The fastest flash recharging time of cameras is 1s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon SX60 HS supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The SX60 HS has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the SX60 HS of only 21mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 95% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The SX60 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Direct Printing

The SX60 HS supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has a Headphone Output

The SX60 HS has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Features Smile Detection

The Canon SX60 HS features smile detection. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The SX60 HS has an external flash connector. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the SX60 HS of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 38% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon SX60 HS features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

photo4less 9543b001, canon pssx60hs, canon 9543b001, canon sx60kb

Barcodes:

00013803244908, 00138032449082, 00616348036146, 00616348036153, 00616348036160, 00635492500785, 00680569746979, 00765050727139, 04549292017380, 04549292017403, 05054531017117, 08714574623351

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