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Sony DSC-HX60
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Sony DSC-HX60 Digital Camera

Ephotozine Recommended
20.4MP 30x CMOS Feb 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser 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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41 Reasons For

One Industry Award

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

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 82%. If all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 7%.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 86 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

A number of customers mentioned that it was good for video recording. Alonsorx wrote in November last year “Is too easy to record videos inadvertently”. Azizur scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The videos are also extremely clear.” in their review of this digital camera. This month Delores said in her review of this digital camera “Took it to the caribbean sailing around the Grenadine Islands - have some brilliant photos and videos” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Fourty-seven people who purchased it agreed that it had a good zoom. Alonsorx mentioned “Excellent zoom” in their review. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The zoom is amazing and very stable” and gave the product an excellent review score. Amazon Customer also wrote “The zoom is INCREDIBLE and maintains a high quality”.

A few customers who bought the product wrote that it had a good lens. In November last year Aesp wrote “Very good lens” and scored this digital camera very highly. Amazon Customer wrote “The thirty to one lens is fantastic” in their Sony DSC-HX60 review. Two years ago Dave G mentioned “The x30 lens is great” in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 and scored it 5 stars.

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

One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. R. Emmott mentioned “The image stabilisation is good, even at the 30 x zoom setting” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Ahau mentioned last year “Amazed that we can still get such sharp image with that kind of zoom” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60. Amazon Customer said “It would take good photos - automatically.I had a small camera with a viewfinder Nikon 1 V1” in their review. Amazon Customer also wrote “Sony LCS-CSJ Soft Carry Case For Cybershot+++++This is a photo of my car being repaired”.

Some customers agreed that it was good in low light. Amazon Customer said in their review “In low light it can see better than I can”. Dave G said “The superior Auto is best used in low light” in his Sony DSC-HX60 review and scored it 5 stars. Eric Baker mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 this year “I'll take my Nikon 1 J5 instead if I want superb low light performance” and rated it as excellent.

Several Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers thought this digital camera was able to produce clear pictures. Eliot wrote “It does that perfectly, with bright colour and sharp 20mp clarity” in their review of this digital camera. Hana Langan rated this digital camera as excellent and she mentioned on Amazon in November last year “Fantastic clarity” in her review of this digital camera. Shilen wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “However I did find the image clarity on full zoom to be far superior than my old Lumix” and scored it very highly.

A few Sony DSC-HX60 owners said in their reviews that it had a good ISO range.

One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. Jmd wrote in their Sony DSC-HX60 review “And generally the image quality from this small sensor camera is quite good” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Robust

Several people who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Castaway wrote on Amazon this month “The case also feels less solid than my previous one, though seems robust enough”. Chris Hoare said in his review “Sony also has built in HDR modes that take multiple shots” and scored it 80 out of 100. Chris Wood gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon in November “The camera is well made and looks to be durable” in his Sony DSC-HX60 review.

A few Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Dave G gave the product an excellent review and he wrote on Amazon “The camera is small and sturdy”. Justine Miller rated it 80 out of 100 and she said on Amazon “Good, sturdy camera with great features” in her review of this digital camera.

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was reliable. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “I'm going away again soon, perhaps in use it may prove to be more dependable and better, hopefully” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

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Nice Design

Some Sony DSC-HX60 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 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” and scored the Sony DSC-HX60 very highly. Anon mentioned in their review “I have an older style which is far superior in quality” however they gave it a score of 40 out of 100. Dave G said “Pretty good if not cropping at 800”.

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good design. James Hay wrote on Amazon this year “Such a pity that crap manufacturing spoils such a great design Its all very well that it can be repaired” in his Sony DSC-HX60 review.

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good case. One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it was smooth. Chris Hoare said “Canon have smooth zoom that won’t make your audience feel too queasy” in his Sony DSC-HX60 review and scored it 80 out of 100.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner said in their reviews that it was neat. Chris Wood mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 this month “The zoom, 30x optical, is tremendous for such a neat small camera” and scored it 80 out of 100. One Sony DSC-HX60 reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was retro. Dave G he wrote “Great retro look”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was luxurious. Et scored the product 4 stars and mentioned in November last year “Buttons should have been more deluxe with such a high end camera” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

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Good Size

A few customers who purchased it wrote that it was compact. Actiongirl5 mentioned on Amazon “For a compact camera it can be some one impractical to carry around in small bag with other items” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60. This year Amazon Customer said “Having owned a number of Sony Compact Cameras I was expecting the usual high build quality” however despite that they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “At last a compact that takes great low light shots without flash”.

Some Sony DSC-HX60 owners concluded that the Sony DSC-HX60 was lightweight. Azizur said last year “Superb lightweight camera!” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60. Also last year Ma Coates mentioned on Amazon “A fantastic lightweight camera”.

Several Sony DSC-HX60 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was heavy and bulky. I Heart Books said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 on Amazon “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”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was a good weight. This year Mr J. wrote “Nice weight and build quality” and rated the product as very good. Toddy said on Amazon in November last year “Light weight ideal for my needs after extensive research, cannot go wrong with this camera!” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 and scored the product 5 stars.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner concluded that it was a good body shape. Alan wrote on Amazon “Some reviews on here criticise the body as being cheap” in his review of this digital camera. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Kerry P wrote “It's nice and light and slim in design.”.

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Good Support

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

Good Technical Features

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had good features. Alan said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “For me, this camera is perfect! And a good balance of price/features and quality”. Ali Bongo rated the Sony DSC-HX60 5 stars and he said “Great little camera with good zoom facilities”. David Evans said in his review “Just received my sony dschx60 camera, first impression its a well made compact, with plenty of features.”.

Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. In November last year Actiongirl5 wrote “The video quality is average, along with the night, low light shots” however despite that they only rated it 2 stars. Ahau wrote on Amazon “Camera quality is good”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Very pleased with the picture quality” in their review.

Good Connectivity

Some Sony DSC-HX60 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX60 was wifi compatible. Chris Wood mentioned on Amazon in November “Runs off the second I point it anywhere in her direction) The built in wi fi is a bit quirky” in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60 and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Concerned mentioned this month “Transfer of images on to laptop by wireless is the best bit for me” . Hana Langan wrote “Fantastic wifI setting too.” in her Sony DSC-HX60 review.

Easy to Use

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to use. In November last year Alan mentioned “And the body on this camera feels solid and the quality of the controls feel fine for the use I will give it” and scored this digital camera very highly. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “So far it feels intuitive and takes excellent photos just on the auto settings” in their review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Really good camera, easy to use and comes with edit”.

A few people said that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Castaway wrote “Very pleased with the photos and has far more settings than i will ever use.”. Eliot rated the product as excellent and said on Amazon “It also has all the usual manual settings for special effects etc”. Two years ago Highspeedgaz mentioned on Amazon “Best pocket camera yet, felexable settings plus good scene” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 5 stars.

A number of Sony DSC-HX60 owners said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX60 was comfortable and easy to hold. Castaway said in their review on Amazon “The previous nearest model to this I LOVED, alll i wanted was a replacement for that, comfortable hand hold; this has too.”. Dave G said “It has a good handgrip Image quality is excellent at iso 80-200, very good to 400”. Two years ago Lord Byron gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It is easy to hold the Sony camera in one hand” in their review.

One Sony DSC-HX60 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60 reckoned that it was easy to setup. Lapwing said in their Sony DSC-HX60 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 that the Sony DSC-HX60 had a good battery life. Actiongirl5 said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX60 “The battery life seems good, h”. Amazon Buyer said in their review on Amazon “Great camera for people like me who know nothing about photography, very easy to adjust settings, good battery life, great zoom” and rated it 4 stars. Dave G rated the product as very good and he said in his review of this digital camera “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 customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was quick to charge. Two years ago Highspeedgaz said in their Sony DSC-HX60 review “NFC, no need to remove battery to charge big bonus”.

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Good Flash

Some customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good flash. Alonsorx said in their review “Excellent powerful flash” however they gave the Sony DSC-HX60 a score of 40 out of 100. Aw said on Amazon “Not using flash was not a problem at all even taking photos from the full 30x optical zoom distance” in their review of this digital camera and scored it very highly. Chris Hoare he wrote two years ago “Sony has a flash hotshoe that can take a range of sony accessories; including microphones” in his review of the Sony DSC-HX60.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

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Good Exposure Control

A number of people considered that it had good exposure controls. Chris Hoare wrote “Next to it there is an exposure compensation dial”.

Quite Big Digital Zoom

Compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX60 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x. At 60 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-HX60 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX60.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a GPS, unlike most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years which do not have a GPS.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a GPS currently available that you might want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Sony DSC-HX60 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support WiFi connectivity.

Alternative digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available that you might want to consider include the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] all from Sony which has better reviews.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-HX60, the Sony DSC-HX60's optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-HX60 have optical zooms of between 2x and 50x.

There are a number of other 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price].

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX60 is 14MP, and the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP. With a megapixel count of 20.4 megapixels, the DSC-HX60 has one of the highest megapixel counts amongst cameras of this age.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

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 memory card, which is typical of many cameras of a similar 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.

If the memory card type of this Sony digital camera is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] (MS Duo|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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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-HX60 which do not support Full HD video, the DSC-HX60 supports Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to look at include the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] all from Sony which has better reviews.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The DSC-HX60 supports video recording, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX60.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support video recording currently available including the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-HX60, the DSC-HX60 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], and the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] all from Sony is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-HX60 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] all from Sony which has better reviews.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Sony camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-HX60. The white balance modes "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-HX60 is 13s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 30 seconds, the Sony DSC-HX60 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-HX60.

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Very High Display Resolution

Digital cameras of this age and spec have display resolutions of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the DSC-HX60's display resolution of 921,600 pixels is one of the highest.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The maximum ISO speeds of cameras of this spec and age range from 3 to 52,000. With a maximum ISO speed of 12,800, the Sony DSC-HX60 has a very high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60.

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380 Shots Per Battery Charge

The DSC-HX60 is a digital camera that takes 380 shots shots per battery charge.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-HX60 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This camera also supports a video resolution 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.

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

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

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-HX60 has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony camera also have still image resolutions of 5184 x 3456, 3648 x 2432, 2592 x 1728, 5184 x 3888, 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, 4912 1080 and 3424 x 1920 and 11520 x 1080. The best still image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Sony DSC-HX60 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats AC3 are also supported by this camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The DSC-HX60 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-HX60 are not waterproof. The DSC-HX60 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-HX60 range from 20g to 710g. With a weight of 246 grams, the DSC-HX60 is quite heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of flash modes than most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-HX60. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the DSC-HX60 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Sony camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-HX60. The shooting modes "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The DSC-HX60 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Thick

With a depth of 38.3 millimeters, the Sony DSC-HX60 is quite thick compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-HX60. The depths of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX60 range from 13mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

At 3.5, the Sony DSC-HX60 has a fairly large minimum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX60. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.9, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-HX60

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the DSC-HX60 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX60.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the FinePix F660[pl_1409997_price], or the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] both from Fujifilm or the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price] which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-HX60 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to consider including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], or the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Built-In Processor
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Technical Details
Image Processor

1 Award

Ephotozine Recommended

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...

Ephotozine

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, dschx60bru3, dschx60bceh, dschx60vbce3
Barcodes 03355830056763, 04056572579259, 04905524980097, 04905524980110, 04905524980165, 04905524980189, 04905524980196

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