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Nikon D60 Digital Camera

SLR 10.2MP Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Release Date
Sixteen industry awards
Surprisingly good build quality, tight shut lines
Excellent Noise results
98 Reviews + 16 Awards
Camera Labs Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended PC Advisor.co.uk Best Buy

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Reviews

Sixteen Industry Awards

Experts love this camera and have given it sixteen awards.

This Nikon camera was given a "Recommended" award by websites Camera Labs, M3.idg.se and IT Reviews.com all of whom concluded that this low megapixel digital camera was good.

This low megapixel digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites PhotographyBlog.com, Gadgetspeak.com and DP Review all of whom said that this digital camera was great.

This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Techgage.com, Modsynergy.com and Photoxels.com all of whom thought that this Nikon digital camera was terrific.

The editor of review websites PC Advisor.co.uk concluded that this camera was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100 based on sixty-six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com.

Good Brand

We checked 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 548 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Power

Excellent Battery Life

Two people reckoned that this digital camera had a good battery life. Nine years ago Photoxels.com wrote “500-image battery life”.


Info Display Rotates

Three people who reviewed it considered that it had a good screen. Megapixel.net wrote “Info display rotates”. Ephotozine rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Attractive screen graphics” in their review of this digital camera.

Stop Motion Movies

Two customers said in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Stuff.tv wrote in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “Stop-motion video mode”.

VR Lens Kit

Fifteen people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good lens. Techgage.com mentioned “Kit lens includes Vibration Reduction” in their review of the Nikon D60 and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Photoxels.com mentioned “New kit lens offers VR (image sta” in their review of this digital camera. Photoxels.com also said “Optically stabilised 18 55mm kit lens” in their review.

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good autofocus. Photoxels.com said in their review of this digital camera “Lamp assists snappy auto-focus”. Gabriel A. P. Almeida mentioned on Amazon “I shoot everyday with the D60 and I can tell that you won't be disappointed, specially if you've got Ai-s lenses that has their own autofocus motor”.

One owner who bought the product reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Dpexpert.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “The image stabilisation is effective” .

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom. Paul wrote “Pros * Slightly More detail * larger image - better quality poster prints * Vibration reduction ( on the 18-200mm lens ) * Massive zoom range on the 18-200 lens * Slightly lighter” in his review of this digital camera.

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Excellent Pictures

Fourty owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Techradar wrote “Great image retouching options” in their review of this digital camera. Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “Sharp pictures, great colour” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Photoxels.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Sharp image quality”.

Three customers said in their reviews that the Nikon D60 had a good picture resolution. Techgage.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Fast shooting performance 3FPS burst”. Nine years ago Photoxels.com mentioned “Shooting data well presented on the main LCD” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review wrote “Good resolution and detail (especially at lower ISO settings”.

Two people who reviewed it considered that it had a good ISO range. Expert website Stuff.tv said “A sterling budget DSLR with a great range of controls and superb high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Hereshow.ca said “Replacing the very popular D40x, this 10-megapixel camera gains several new features, including an effective sensor cleaner, Active D-Lighting for better shadow detail”. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert website Camera Labs “The earlier Nikon D40x was an interesting proposition as it was essentially a D40 fitted with a 10 Megapixel sensor to better compete against Canon’s EOS 400D / XTi”.

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in low light. Techgage.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Works well in low-light situations” .

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Design

VR Lens Kit, Excellent Features, Ease of Use, Ergonomics

Four customers who purchased it wrote that it was ergonomic. Pocket Lint wrote in their review of the Nikon D60 “VR lens kit, excellent features, ease of use, ergonomics” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au wrote “The combination is small and light with good ergonomics”. Expert review site Modsynergy.com said eight years ago “The Nikon D60 is an entry-level DSLR that is affordable, has excellent image quality, great ergonomics and is loaded with features such as in-camera processing” .

Three customers considered that it was good looking. Nine years ago Hereshow.ca wrote “Often provides gorgeous JPEGs at default settings” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “If you just want a simple, easy to use SLR that shoots gorgeous, high resolution images”. Stuff.tv said “Beautifully formed shell within reach of our itchy trigger fingers” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

Three people who reviewed the product wrote that it was well designed. Expert website Firstpost.com mentioned “The value pricing, compact design” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Photographyblog.com rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “The D60 has the same external design, 10.2 megapixel sensor, ISO range of 100 to 3200, 3 point auto”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “Although it shares a 10.2-megapixel resolution CCD and has a similar body design to its predecessor” .

One person who reviewed this digital camera said that it was smooth. Nine years ago Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert website Steve's Digicams “A 10.2 megapixel CCD imaging sensor has been combined with Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED process that automatically optimizes your pictures, enhancing fine detail and providing smooth tonal reproduction” in their review of this digital camera.

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Solid Construction

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Photoxels.com said “Solid construction”. Camera Labs mentioned “Small, light and well-built” in their review of this digital camera. Photoxels.com also said “Very good build quality” in their review.

One person who reviewed the product thought it was reliable. Photoxels.com mentioned nine years ago “Very reliable metering”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Nine years ago expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Nikons D60 is a fantastic entry-level SLR that takes brilliant pictures and offers a robust feature set”.

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Sharp Image Quality

Twenty-one owners who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Techgage.com said in their review of this digital camera “Good pricing for the performance and quality 750USD”. Photoxels.com said “New kit lens has good optical quality, better than average for kit lenses” in their review of this digital camera. Megapixel.net mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent photo quality”.

Easy to Use

Twelve owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Photoxels.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Easy to use, nice interface, good images, small, noise control”. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Virtually fool-proof metering” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Hereshow.ca said nine years ago “Very easy to use in most respects” .

Seven customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Techgage.com gave this digital camera a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned eleven years ago “Feature-packed, high ISO settings”. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Very easy to use with helpful menus”. Photoxels.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent image quality at lower ISO settings” .

Three customers who purchased it considered that it had a good interface. Cnet.com mentioned on CNET.com “Convenient onscreen user interface” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Dcresource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It has a friendly interface with numerous help screens, in-camera photo editing”.

Two customers reckoned that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Features

Excellent Features

Fifteen owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Nine years ago Photoxels.com mentioned “Good image quality with extra features”. Consumerelectronicsnet.com wrote “It packs more professional features and better imaging options than either of its predecessors” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Firstpost.com said in their review of this digital camera “A good mix of features make it a hot seller even today”.


Audio

Quiet Shutter and AF Operation

Five owners who purchased it thought it was noisy. Photoxels.com mentioned “Photos have accurate exposure, low noise levels”. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Nikon D60 nine years ago “Excellent Noise results”. Gabriel A. P. Almeida wrote “It's light weight, fits well in your hand, accepts non AI very old lenses (thing that D80/D90 or above can't do it), has a great sensor, noise reduction” in his review of this digital camera.

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet. Nine years ago Photoxels.com said “Quiet shutter and AF operation”.

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Excellent Noise Results

Five owners who purchased it thought it was noisy. Photoxels.com mentioned “Photos have accurate exposure, low noise levels”. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Nikon D60 nine years ago “Excellent Noise results”.

Gabriel A. P. Almeida wrote “It's light weight, fits well in your hand, accepts non AI very old lenses (thing that D80/D90 or above can't do it), has a great sensor, noise reduction” in his review of this digital camera.

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Support

Complete Manual Controls

Seven owners who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. Photoxels.com said in their review of this digital camera “Complete manual controls” . Photoxels.com also wrote “New manual focus rangefinder” in their review. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “New Dust removal system and very useful manual focus rangefinder” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact Size

Eleven customers reckoned that the product was compact. Nine years ago Best4reviews.com wrote “Compact size” yet they only gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. Expert review site Neocamera.com wrote “This is a relatively compact DSLR camera with a 10 megapixels sensor” in their review of the Nikon D60. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Nikon’s D60 replaces the equally compact D40x and throws in a set of new features including the excellent Nikon EXPEED image processor”.

Six people who reviewed it reckoned that it was lightweight. Techgage.com mentioned “Lightweight D-SLR offering” and scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Nine years ago Photoxels.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Compact, lightweight, easy to use, solid build, sharp images, built-in dust prevention”. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “This camera has many of the qualities we expect from Nikon – responsiveness, excellent ergonomics and consistent image processing – in a lightweight body”.

Six people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was a good body shape. Photoxels.com said “Light, comfortable body”. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned nine years ago “A decent range of controls and tiny body was almost unbeatable.”. Infosyncworld.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said “As always, Nikon has designed the D60s body within an inch of perfection”.

One owner who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good structurally. One owner thought it was tight. Nine years ago Dp Review mentioned “Surprisingly good build quality, tight shut lines”.

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Surprisingly Good Build Quality, Tight Shut Lines

One owner thought it was tight. Nine years ago Dp Review mentioned “Surprisingly good build quality, tight shut lines”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon amzrefb0070cr, used r25130102c, nikon f3556g
Barcodes 05056129203179

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