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Olympus Stylus SH-60 Digital Camera

16MP 24x CMOS Mar 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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27 Reasons For

Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Goodvibr8ion said in their Olympus Stylus SH-60 review on Amazon “Ability to get great pictures pretty well always”. Soozsierra said two years ago “I am not a professional photographer, just someone who wants to take decent photos” in their review of this digital camera.

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 reviewer who reviewed the Olympus Stylus SH-60 thought it was good in low light. Soozsierra scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I particularly wanted a camera that would be good in low light conditions and also wanted one with a decent zoom”.

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Olympus Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,714 owner and expert reviews for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Olympus has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras.

Good Quality Lens

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago Mr. B. E. Casey mentioned in their Olympus Stylus SH-60 review “More importantly is has the improved stabilization and with 5 axis movie stabilization which works extremely well”.

One customer who bought it said that it had a good zoom.

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Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. Goodvibr8ion said “I am convinced the practical compromises are really good to allow you to get the best possible results” in their review. One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Robust

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Goodvibr8ion mentioned in their review on Amazon “The best bit of tech that I have bought recently, feels sturdy and chunky, grips firmly in my hand” and rated the Olympus Stylus SH-60 as excellent.

Good Product Quality

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner thought the product was good quality. Two years ago Ian Barber said “Good quality pictures from a very light” in his review of the Olympus Stylus SH-60.

Good Size

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Soozsierra said on Amazon “I searched through lots of reviews looking for a replacement compact camera” in their review.

Good Battery Life

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Good Flash

One person who reviewed the Olympus Stylus SH-60 concluded that it had a good flash. Mr. B. E. Casey wrote “This is a good camera with a convenient central pop-up flash which I prefer to a later version”.

Good Support

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Mr. B. E. Casey mentioned three years ago “What it lacks is manual settings so that you can’t use a required shutter speed, for instance” and rated the product 5 stars.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many 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 this 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-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price] is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] (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) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus SH-60 the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 63x. At 24 times zoom factor, the Stylus SH-60 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71[plb_2770268_price] (30x and higher rated), or the Canon SX710 HS[plb_3538695_price] (30x and higher rated).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age do not support video capability.

Alternative cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus SH-60 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Stylus SH-60, the Stylus SH-60 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Stylus SH-60 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Stylus SH-60 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Has Four White Balances

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60. The white balances "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the Stylus SH-60 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. When compared to other cameras of this age and spec that we have checked, the Stylus SH-60's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600 millimeters is one of the longest.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1.8 to 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.6. The Stylus SH-60 has a quite small maximum aperture number (6.9) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Olympus camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Stylus SH-60 is 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 in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Stylus SH-60.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

The Stylus SH-60 has one of the more total megapixelss (16.8 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stylus SH-60 the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus Stylus SH-60 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 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). Digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Stylus SH-60 video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the Stylus SH-60 do not support Full HD video. The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 are not 3D. The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have a GPS (satellite). The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Stylus SH-60 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 20g to 840g. The Stylus SH-60 is fairly heavy (269 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Stylus SH-60.

We compared this camera to all the other 269g cameras and we think the Panasonic DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst compact cameras of this age. The average digital zoom of digital cameras of this age and type is 10x.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151[plb_2596074_price] (6x).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus SH-60

Released Over Two Years Ago

Olympus released the Stylus SH-60 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Stylus SH-60.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We compared this camera to all the other 16MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm F800EXR[plb_1518759_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] (16.1MP), or the Leica X2[plb_2496546_price] (16.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras of this spec and age. Most digital cameras of this spec and age have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Ian Barber
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality pictures from a very light and compact camera. Ideal for a day out anywhere.

Reviewed 24 February 2015 by Soozsierra | 2 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I searched through lots of reviews looking for a replacement compact camera. It was quite by chance that I came across this one because it doesn't come up in a lot of searches which is very... Read more…

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 6 August 2014 by Mr. B. E. Casey "denton13"

My first Olympus digital camera was the SZ-31MR. This is a good camera with a convenient central pop-up flash which I prefer to a later version. What it lacks is manual settings so that you... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v107070se000
Barcodes 04545350045630, 04545350045647, 04545350045654

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