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Sony DSCHX60B Digital Camera

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20.4MP 30x CMOS Feb 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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One Industry Award

This Sony digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by Ephotozine who thought that this digital camera was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this Sony camera is 82 out of 100. That puts this camera in the top 8% of all the digital cameras of this age and spec.

Good User Reviews

On average, DSC-HX60 owners rated this camera 86 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

A few Sony DSC-HX60 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Alonsorx wrote on Amazon “Is too easy to record videos inadvertently”. Azizur gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 “The videos are also extremely clear.”. Delores said on Amazon “Took it to the caribbean sailing around the Grenadine Islands - have some brilliant photos and videos” in her Sony DSC-HX60 review and rated it as very good.

Good Quality Lens

A few people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Alonsorx wrote on Amazon “Excellent zoom”. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “The zoom is amazing and very stable”. Amazon Customer also said “The zoom is INCREDIBLE and maintains a high quality”.

Nine people said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Two years ago Aesp wrote on Amazon “Very good lens”. Amazon Customer wrote “The thirty to one lens is fantastic” . Dave G gave it a very good review score and he mentioned on Amazon “The x30 lens is great”.

A few Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX60 had a good autofocus. Actiongirl5 said on Amazon “The camera itself cannot seem to focus in on the subject”. Night Hawk gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “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 Sony DSC-HX60 review. R. Emmott mentioned three years ago “The focusing is rapid and accurate”.

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

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Ahau said on Amazon two years ago “Amazed that we can still get such sharp image with that kind of zoom” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 “It would take good photos - automatically.I had a small camera with a viewfinder Nikon 1 V1”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Sony LCS-CSJ Soft Carry Case For Cybershot+++++This is a photo of my car being repaired”.

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

Some customers reckoned that the product was able to produce clear pictures. Eliot rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “It does that perfectly, with bright colour and sharp 20mp clarity”. Hana Langan gave it an excellent review and she said “Fantastic clarity”. Shilen wrote on Amazon “However I did find the image clarity on full zoom to be far superior than my old Lumix” in their review of this digital camera.

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 owners who bought the Sony DSC-HX60 reckoned that it had a good ISO range. One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Jmd said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “And generally the image quality from this small sensor camera is quite good”.

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Good Size

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

A few Sony DSC-HX60 owners thought the product was lightweight. Azizur wrote “Superb lightweight camera!” in their review. Ma Coates mentioned “A fantastic lightweight camera”.

Several customers wrote that the product was heavy and bulky. I Heart Books mentioned three years ago “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 and scored it very highly.

Several Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who bought the Sony DSC-HX60 agreed that it was a good weight. Mr J. mentioned on Amazon “Nice weight and build quality” in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60. Toddy gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Light weight ideal for my needs after extensive research, cannot go wrong with this camera!” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner reckoned that this digital camera was a good body shape. One person thought it was thin.

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Good Support

Ten Sony DSC-HX60 owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it had good technical guidance. Jmd mentioned “The flash is a manual pop up jobby which is a bit clumsy” in their review. Jmd also said “Indoors itll take bright colorful shots with the help of the flash”. Jmd also said “+ Great zoom + loads of manual control and features + acceptable speed (focus, shot saving) - Flash is clumsy”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people said that it had good features. Ali Bongo he mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Great little camera with good zoom facilities”. David Evans mentioned “Just received my sony dschx60 camera, first impression its a well made compact, with plenty of features.” in his review. Two years ago Eric Nt wrote “The camera has a multiplicity of desirable features and I amlearning slowly”.

Good Product Quality

A few Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60 considered that it was good quality. Actiongirl5 wrote on Amazon “The video quality is average, along with the night, low light shots”. Ahau said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon two years ago “Camera quality is good”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Very pleased with the picture quality” and scored it very highly.

Easy to Use

Some people considered that the Sony DSC-HX60 was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote “So far it feels intuitive and takes excellent photos just on the auto settings” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer also said “Really good camera, easy to use and comes with edit”. Amazon Customer also said “I bought this as a light, easy to use”.

Eleven customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. In January last year Castaway mentioned on Amazon “Very pleased with the photos and has far more settings than i will ever use.” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60. Eliot wrote on Amazon two years ago “It also has all the usual manual settings for special effects etc” in their review of this digital camera. Highspeedgaz said in their Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon “Best pocket camera yet, felexable settings plus good scene” and scored it 5 stars.

Eight Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60 concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In January last year Castaway mentioned on Amazon “The previous nearest model to this I LOVED, alll i wanted was a replacement for that, comfortable hand hold; this has too.” in their review. Dave G rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera “It has a good handgrip Image quality is excellent at iso 80-200, very good to 400”. Lord Byron wrote on Amazon “It is easy to hold the Sony camera in one hand”.

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Lapwing mentioned in their review on Amazon “Camera itself is easy to set up and use”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Two years ago Actiongirl5 mentioned “The battery life seems good, h” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review. Last year Amazon Buyer mentioned on Amazon “Great camera for people like me who know nothing about photography, very easy to adjust settings, good battery life, great zoom” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review. Dave G mentioned “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 ;”.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner said that the Sony DSC-HX60 was quick to charge. Three years ago Highspeedgaz said on Amazon “NFC, no need to remove battery to charge big bonus” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 and scored it very highly.

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Good Connectivity

Several Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was wifi compatible. Last year Chris Wood said on Amazon “Runs off the second I point it anywhere in her direction) The built in wi fi is a bit quirky”. Concerned wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 in January last year “Transfer of images on to laptop by wireless is the best bit for me” . Two years ago Hana Langan said “Fantastic wifI setting too.”.

Nice Design

A number of people thought it was good looking. Last year 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” in their review of this digital camera. Anon wrote in their review on Amazon “I have an older style which is far superior in quality” but even so they scored the product 2 stars. Dave G said in his review three years ago “Pretty good if not cropping at 800” and scored the Sony DSC-HX60 very highly.

A few Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers agreed that it was a good design. James Hay wrote in his Sony DSC-HX60 review “Such a pity that crap manufacturing spoils such a great design Its all very well that it can be repaired”. Kerry P said “It's nice and light and slim in design.”.

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good case. One person said in their reviews that it was smooth. Chris Hoare wrote “Canon have smooth zoom that won’t make your audience feel too queasy” and rated it 4 stars.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner who reviewed it thought it was neat. Chris Wood wrote “The zoom, 30x optical, is tremendous for such a neat small camera”. One Sony DSC-HX60 owner who purchased the product thought it was retro. Dave G said on Amazon “Great retro look” and scored the Sony DSC-HX60 very highly.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was luxurious. Et mentioned on Amazon “Buttons should have been more deluxe with such a high end camera” in their review.

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Robust

A number of people who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Alan wrote 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”. Castaway wrote on Amazon “The case also feels less solid than my previous one, though seems robust enough” in their review. Chris Hoare mentioned on Amazon “Sony also has built in HDR modes that take multiple shots” and scored it 4 stars.

Several Sony DSC-HX60 owners reckoned that the Sony DSC-HX60 was strong and durable. Three years ago Dave G said in his Sony DSC-HX60 review “The camera is small and sturdy” and rated the Sony DSC-HX60 as excellent. Justine Miller mentioned “Good, sturdy camera with great features” in her Sony DSC-HX60 review and scored the product 80 out of 100.

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

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Reasonably Priced

Twenty-two Sony DSC-HX60 owners considered that it was good value for money. Actiongirl5 mentioned “The only thing I would say is compare rival brands as I am sure you could find better for the price” . Alan rated this digital camera 5 stars and he said “For me, this camera is perfect! And a good balance of price/features and quality”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon two years ago “I bought it at a special price, so it was an impulse buy” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

Some customers who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60 agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Two years ago Actiongirl5 wrote on Amazon “The cheap flimsy exterior” in their review of this digital camera. Actiongirl5 also said “Super cheap camera casing, weighty chunky compact camera”. Alan wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 “Some reviews on here criticise the body as being cheap and feeling plastic”.

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Good Flash

A few Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had a good flash. Alonsorx mentioned “Excellent powerful flash” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review. Aw said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 “Not using flash was not a problem at all even taking photos from the full 30x optical zoom distance” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Chris Hoare said “Sony has a flash hotshoe that can take a range of sony accessories; including microphones”.

Popular Choice

The DSC-HX60 is one the top selling camera currently available.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

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Good Exposure Control

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 owners said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX60 had good exposure controls. Chris Hoare said in his Sony DSC-HX60 review on Amazon three years ago “Next to it there is an exposure compensation dial” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-HX60 range from 1x to 810x. The DSC-HX60 has a very big digital zoom (60 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX60.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony DSC-HX60 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-HX60 do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

Other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixels of compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX60 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The DSC-HX60 has one of the highest megapixels (20.4 megapixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 0.17x, the biggest is 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. The DSC-HX60 has one of the biggest optical zooms (30 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

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 compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated) or the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX60 which do not support video capability, the DSC-HX60 supports video capability.

There are a number of other cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at including the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-HX60, the DSC-HX60 has an image stabilizer.

Other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer which you might want to consider including the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX60, the DSC-HX60 has a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] which has better reviews.

Alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might want to look at include the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the DSC-HX60 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this Sony camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Has Six White Balances

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

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Sony DSC-HX60 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds (30 seconds) amongst cameras of this age. The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-HX60 is 15s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 1 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,600 pixels, the Sony DSC-HX60 has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the DSC-HX60 has a very high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-HX60. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3 and the highest is 26,000.

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11520 X 1080 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-HX60 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has an 11520 x 1080 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s 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. The still image resolution of all cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-HX60 ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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380 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Sony DSC-HX60 is a camera that takes 380 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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2 USB Version

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

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

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

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the DSC-HX60 is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-HX60. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DSC-HX60 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60.

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

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Continuous Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony camera.

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10 Reasons Against

£32.00 Price Increase

The price of the DSC-HX60 has increased by £32.00 in the last 45 days.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-HX60 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price].

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Not 3D

The DSC-HX60 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-HX60 are also not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] or the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-HX60 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Not Waterproof

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

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Heavy

Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g. The DSC-HX60 is fairly heavy (246 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-HX60.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (213g and higher rated), or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] (217g and higher rated) or the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] (196g and cheaper).

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Sony DSC-HX60 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-HX60. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

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

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-HX60 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-HX60.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60 is 1.3 and the largest is 22. With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the DSC-HX60 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX60.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-HX60

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Sony camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the DSC-HX60 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_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 comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which is cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
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Megapixel
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Still Image Resolution(s)
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Image Formats Supported
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Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
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Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
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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...

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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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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dschx60, dschx60b, dschx60v, dschx60bce3, dschx60vbce3
Barcodes 03355830056763, 04056572579259, 04905524980097, 04905524980110, 04905524980165, 04905524980189, 04905524980196, 05415247109198

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