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Sony DSCHX60V

£198.99
hardwarezone.com.my 7.5/10 01net.com 4 Star lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 star PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A great value for money and multi award winning compact digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Compact 20.4MP 30x Yes Jan 2015
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Sony DSC-HX60V Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-HX60V number 16 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received six awards including a "Recommended" award from Lydogbillede.dk plus two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se. 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 Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, lens quality and it is easy to use.
The DSC-HX60V has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5184 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Does not feature bluetooth

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 16 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 10 in sports photography cameras, but good for landscape photography, ranking number 10 in landscape photography cameras.
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Sony DSC-HX60V Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony DSC-HX60V?

The Sony DSC-HX60V is 108.1mm wide and 63.6mm tall. It is 38.3mm deep and weighs 246g.

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Sony DSC-HX60V In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Lydogbillede.dk, PhotographyBlog.com and Lydogbilde.no all of whom concluded that this Sony camera was very good.

This digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Ljudochbild.se who decided that this camera was very good.

The editors of two more expert review sites both concluded that this Sony digital camera was very good. 01net.com gave this camera a "4 Star" award and it received a "7.5/10" award from Hardwarezone.com.my.

Good Expert Reviews

This Sony camera has an average expert rating of 82% based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Techradar and Digital Versus.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 247 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 88%. Over 86% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

48 people agreed that the product was able to produce good images and two owners said that it was good in low light.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

40 people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good zoom, five customers who reviewed it thought it had a good lens and five customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good autofocus.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

24 customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use, six owners who bought this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use the menus and four customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report it is a Good Size

24 owners agreed that this digital camera was compact, two owners said in their reviews that it was thick and two customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

29 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

27 people mentioned that the Sony DSC-HX60V was good quality.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 32,324 owner and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Technical Guidance

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it had good technical guidance.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX60V had good features.

  • Good, sturdy camera with great features and easy to use…
  • Excellent little camera with enough features to suit a novice…
  • The camera is very easy for the novice to use and has features for use by camera buffs.
    Tom Kernan (Amazon) - December 2014
  • + Great zoom + loads of manual control and features + acceptable speed (focus, shot saving) - Flash is clumsy…
    JMD (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Great features, great zoom, great results…
    Phil B (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Great outdoor point and shot with some nice features that produce some excellent photographs…
    Giarc (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Great little camera with good zoom facilities…
    Ali Bongo (Amazon) - November 2014

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

Four people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life.

  • Battery life is good…
    Mrc (Amazon) - May 2015
  • Great camera for people like me who know nothing about photography, very easy to adjust settings, good battery life, great zoom…
  • Bought this over the Canon because battery life seemed better (according to reviews) The camera is amazing…
    Phil B (Amazon) - March 2015
  • The battery life seems good.
  • Photos appeared grainy and the battery slot felt flimsy…
    Dreamz (Amazon) - August 2015

Users Report a Good Flash

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good flash.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three people who bought this digital camera thought it was good for video recording.

  • The video quality is average, along with the night, low light shots…
  • The videos are also extremely clear.
    Azizur (Amazon) - April 2015
  • My biggest issue with the camera is the poor low light level focus and poor focus in movie mode regardless of bright light or day light…
    Giarc (Amazon) - October 2015
  • The video recording button is too near your thumb and is too easy to record videos inadvertently…
    Alonsorx (Amazon) - August 2015

Customers Report Excellent Design

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking and two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed.

Customers Report it is Robust

10 owners said in their reviews that the product was well made and two people who bought this digital camera considered that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £198.99 it is cheaper than 71% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony DSC-HX60V and the United Kingdom price of £198.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $414.70 (£538.90).

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Features

5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-HX60V has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3456 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The DSC-HX60V's sensor megapixels of 20.4MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony DSC-HX60V of 30x is fairly big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 11% of all digital 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 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-HX60V has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the DSC-HX60V of 4.3 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The DSC-HX60V's weight of 246g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-HX60V has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-HX60V supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Sony DSC-HX60V's maximum aperture number of 129 is in the largest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. 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.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DSC-HX60V of 120x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the DSC-HX60V of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The DSC-HX60V has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The Sony DSC-HX60V's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-HX60V features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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380 Battery Life

The Sony DSC-HX60V is a camera that takes 380 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-HX60V features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DSC-HX60V has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the DSC-HX60V of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-HX60V supports Wi-Fi. 72% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The DSC-HX60V supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The DSC-HX60V does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The DSC-HX60V has a wrist strap. 93% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The DSC-HX60V has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dschx60v, sony n096015w, sony hx60vb
Barcodes 00009608235591, 03355830056763, 04056572579259, 04905524980097, 04905524980103, 04905524980110, 04905524980165, 04905524980189, 04905524980196, 05013493248410, 05415247109198

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