Canon Powershot SX60 HS Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot SX60 HS is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 16 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-3200. With 16 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 19" x 14" at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot SX60 HS to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Canon Powershot SX60 HS

The Canon Powershot SX60 HS features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

Although this camera offers full manual controls, it does not have any control-dials to change exposure parameters directly. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Canon Powershot SX60 HS is performed via a Built-in EVF with 920K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot SX60 HS
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-3200, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 15s
Lens21 - 1365mm F/3.4 - 6.5 / 8Mininum Focus0 (w) / 1.8m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 920K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes6Sports, Portrait, Handheld Night, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 6.4 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger WiFi Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 5.5 - 3m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 *640x480 @ 120 FPS and 320x240 @ 240 FPS High-Speed video. Sound Input
Video Format MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 340 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
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Size 128 x 93 x 115mm (W x H x D) Weight 650g

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Canon SX60 HS Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

16 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 100-3200
65X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-15s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
Unknown Size Built-in EVF 920K PixelsCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
6.4 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
3" LCD 920K PixelsLithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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