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

16MP 24x CMOS Mar 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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23 Reasons For

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Olympus is one of the better rated digital camera manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Olympus also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

Good Quality Pictures

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Soozsierra said in their Olympus Stylus SH-60 review “I am not a professional photographer, just someone who wants to take decent photos”. One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light.

Easy to Use

A few Olympus Stylus SH-60 owners concluded that it was easy to use. W. Allenby said on Amazon “Easy to use” and rated the product as very good.

Good Size

Some Olympus Stylus SH-60 owners who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Soozsierra wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I searched through lots of reviews looking for a replacement compact camera”.

Good Quality Lens

One customer said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus SH-60 had a good zoom. Soozsierra rated the product 5 stars and said in their Olympus Stylus SH-60 review on Amazon “Also wanted one with a decent zoom”.

Good Product Quality

One Olympus Stylus SH-60 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Ian Barber rated the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Good quality pictures from a very light”.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec 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.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], or the S9400[pl_1873860_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price].

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (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) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60 the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x. With an optical zoom of 24 times zoom factor, the Stylus SH-60 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS[plb_2354770_price] (30x), or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (50x) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Stylus SH-60 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus SH-60 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60, the Stylus SH-60 has a built-in flash.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

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Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Olympus Stylus SH-60 is more than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Olympus digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Has Four White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Stylus SH-60 is more than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of this age and type. The white balances "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus SH-60 is 18mm and the longest is 1,000mm. At 600 millimeters, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Stylus SH-60 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (6.9) amongst compact cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 is 6.9, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Olympus Stylus SH-60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 16.8 megapixels, the Stylus SH-60 has a quite many total megapixels compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus SH-60. Cameras of this age and spec have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The 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 digital cameras of this spec and age. 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 similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Stylus SH-60 do not support Full HD video. The Stylus SH-60 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Stylus SH-60 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus SH-60 also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price].

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Not 3D

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus SH-60 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Stylus SH-60 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are not waterproof. The Olympus Stylus SH-60 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Stylus SH-60 is quite heavy (269 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Cameras of this type and age have weights of between 20g and 840g.

There are a number of alternative 269g digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price] which has better reviews.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus SH-60

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Olympus released the Stylus SH-60.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Stylus SH-60 has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 16MP cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS[plb_2354770_price] (16.1MP and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] (16.1MP and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus SH-60.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ151[plb_2596074_price] (6x).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Stylus SH-60 has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a CCD sensor type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon S9400[plb_1873860_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Ian Barber
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality pictures from a very light and compact camera. Ideal for a day out anywhere.

Reviewed 24 February 2015 by Soozsierra | 2 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I searched through lots of reviews looking for a replacement compact camera. It was quite by chance that I came across this one because it doesn't come up in a lot of searches which is very... Read more…

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 6 August 2014 by Mr. B. E. Casey "denton13"

My first Olympus digital camera was the SZ-31MR. This is a good camera with a convenient central pop-up flash which I prefer to a later version. What it lacks is manual settings so that you... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v107070be000, olympus v107070se000
Barcodes 04545350045630, 04545350045647, 04545350045654
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