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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera

$449.00
Bridge Camera 16.1MP 65x Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Excellent brand
Very big optical zoom
Supports Full HD video
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,378 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Features Smile Detection

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS features smile detection, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The PowerShot SX60 HS is quite heavy (607 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera. Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera the weights range from 20g to 1.3kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Olympus Stylus SP-100EE (589g and higher rated), or the Pentax K-500 ($682.43) (590g and higher rated).

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Battery

340 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a camera that takes 340 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The PowerShot SX60 HS has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a batteries included.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a quite slow flash recharging time (10 seconds) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera. Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera the flash recharging times range from 3s to 15s.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The PowerShot SX60 HS features multi-shot function, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The PowerShot SX60 HS features histogram, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other cameras of this spec and age, the PowerShot SX60 HS's optical zoom of 65 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS of 1,365 millimeter is one of the longest. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,500mm.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 21 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX60 HS has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the EX-ZR700, or the EX-ZR400 both from Casio or the Nikon L120.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 ($174.99) (6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 922,000 pixels, the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras of this type and age range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), or the GE J1455.

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Leica T ($1,118.24) (3.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a headphone outputs. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a microphone in. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a microphone in.

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Has an HDMI

The PowerShot SX60 HS has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The PowerShot SX60 HS supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot SX60 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), and the GE A1455 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to consider including the Nikon L120, or the GE J1455 which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has a higher still image resolution than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1832, 2768 x 3456, 2448 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1368, 1952 x 2448, 1920 x 1080, 1536 x 1536, 1232 x 1536, 640 x 424, 640 x 360 and 480 x 480 and 384 x 480. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels 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 comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung 200, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 which has better reviews.

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Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot SX60 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera do not support Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot SX60 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 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 resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot SX60 HS 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the PowerShot SX60 HS.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803244908, 00138032449082, 04549292017380, 05054531017117

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