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Olympus Stylus SH-60
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Olympus Stylus SH-60 Digital Camera

16MP 24x CMOS Mar 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser 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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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

Compact camera digital cameras produced by Olympus have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact camera digital cameras) and found that Olympus also has good reviews across its entire range.

Robust

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner concluded that it was strong and durable. Goodvibr8ion said on Amazon “The best bit of tech that I have bought recently, feels sturdy and chunky, grips firmly in my hand”.

Good Quality Pictures

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner concluded that the product was able to produce good images. Goodvibr8ion wrote on Amazon two years ago “Ability to get great pictures pretty well always” in their review and gave it a very good review score.

Good Battery Life

One person who purchased it thought it had a good battery life.

Easy to Use

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Goodvibr8ion gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I am convinced the practical compromises are really good to allow you to get the best possible results”.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras that have been around for a comparable time 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 all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the Samsung NX20[plb_2083247_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash and higher rated)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and higher rated)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

At 24 times zoom factor, the Stylus SH-60 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Stylus SH-60. The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Stylus SH-60 is 2x, the biggest is 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

If this Olympus digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (50x and higher rated).

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Stylus SH-60 supports video recording, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60.

Alternative cameras which support video recording currently available that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Stylus SH-60 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus SH-60.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Stylus SH-60 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9600[plb_2196636_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus SH-60. The white balance modes "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

At 600 millimeters, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a very long maximum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shortest maximum focal length of digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus SH-60 is 13mm and the longest is 1,800mm.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

At 6.9, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a fairly small maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 the maximum apertures range from 2 to 130, and the average maximum aperture is 6.6.

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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 a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel counts of cameras of this age and spec range from 10MP to 15,000,000MP, and the average total megapixel count is 52,000MP. With a total megapixel count of 16.8 megapixels, the Stylus SH-60 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus SH-60. 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). Across all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 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 the most frequently found maximum image resolution on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was not heavy and bulky.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Stylus SH-60 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Sony DSC-RX1R[plb_1611587_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Stylus SH-60 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Canon IXUS 510 HS[plb_408144_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 does not have a GPS.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS and we think the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Stylus SH-60 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Stylus SH-60 are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Stylus SH-60 is one of the heavier comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stylus SH-60 (269 grams) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average weight of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Stylus SH-60 is 170g.

We compared this camera to all the other 269g digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus SH-60 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x.

Alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price] which has better reviews.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

This digital camera has a still image resolution of 3264 x 2448|2048 x 1536|640 x 480, which is the most frequently found still image resolution on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Features Four Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Stylus SH-60 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Olympus camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus SH-60. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Thick

The average depth of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 is 38mm, and the depths range from 13mm to 2,200mm. The Stylus SH-60 is one of the thicker compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (42.4 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus SH-60

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Olympus digital camera was released.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Stylus SH-60 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price], and the Sigma DP3 Merrill[plb_1904405_price] is also worth considering.

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

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a relatively standard megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Stylus SH-60.

There are a number of other 16MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which has better reviews.

If this Olympus digital camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] (16.1MP), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a better sensor type than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Olympus camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a CCD sensor type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Other Features

User Reviews

(2)
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 11 December 2014 by Maine Boy
(Verified Purchase)

A truly incredible camera!

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