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Olympus Stylus SH-60 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 24x Mar 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Owner reviews are excellent
Good size
Good quality lens
19 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 23 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is fantastic. 16 reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Users think this digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras of this age and spec.

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,447 owner and expert reviews (including 623 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Olympus has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 88% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Soozsierra mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I searched through lots of reviews looking for a replacement compact camera” in their review of this digital camera. Clarita she said in her review of this digital camera “By far and away the best compact I've ever had”. Clarita also wrote “I've had many compact cameras, as well as pre-digital SLRs” in her review.

Three people mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Soozsierra said on Amazon “Ok - so it is a little bulkier and heavier than some compacts” in their review of this digital camera. Goodvibr8ion scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned three years ago “The best bit of tech that I have bought recently, feels sturdy and chunky, grips firmly in my hand”.

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Average Weight

The Stylus SH-60 has a fairly typical weight (269 grams) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 269g digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider include the Olympus PEN E-PM2 which has better reviews.

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Good Quality Lens

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Soozsierra wrote in their review of this digital camera “I particularly wanted a camera that would be good in low light conditions and also wanted one with a decent zoom”. Old Tyke wrote “Even hand-held the results on maximum zoom were amazingly clear”. Spotter said on Amazon “The quality of the images is very good and the zoom range at 24x optical zoom is brilliant, we are very satisfied with this camera”.

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Mr. B. E. Casey scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “More importantly is has the improved stabilization and with 5 axis movie stabilization which works extremely well” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Quality Pictures

Six people mentioned in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus SH-60 was able to produce good images. Old Tyke rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon two years ago “Only drawback is the usual one for this type of camera - no optical viewer and therefore taking photos in bright sunlight can be a problem”. Soozsierra gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “I am not a professional photographer, just someone who wants to take decent photos” in their review of this digital camera. Goodvibr8ion wrote “Packed with quality features and ability to get great pictures pretty well always” .

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer mentioned that it had a good viewfinder. Two years ago Spotter mentioned on Amazon “The only thing missing is a viewfinder” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Good Flash

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good flash. Two years ago Clarita wrote “Very fast lag time on flash, which is appreciated”. Mr. B. E. Casey wrote three years ago “This is a good camera with a convenient central pop-up flash which I prefer to a later version”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Two people mentioned that it was good quality. Gareth Peter Goodwin rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Build quality very good, feels solid in hand”. Ian Barber gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Good quality pictures from a very light”.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Mr. P. Shickle rated the Olympus Stylus SH-60 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon two years ago “Motorised zoom function is very smooth and quiet, auto focus is very good right up to 24x use”.

Easy to Use

Four people reckoned that it was easy to use. W. Allenby said on Amazon “Very easy to use”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I love this camera, easy to set up, easy to use and the picture quality for holiday snaps” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Goodvibr8ion rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “I am convinced the practical compromises are really good to allow you to get the best possible results”.

Two customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was easy to use the menus. Þ.g. mentioned “The the SH-60 has some improvements and it also has more "manual settings" like adjusting the shutter speed etc”. Mr. B. E. Casey mentioned in their review of this digital camera “What it lacks is manual settings so that you can’t use a required shutter speed, for instance”.

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Robust

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Old Tyke wrote in their review of this digital camera “A fantastic little camera - solidly built and therefore a little on the heavy side” . One customer wrote that it was reliable. Old Tyke said in their review of this digital camera “I can recommend this little beauty as a go-anywhere, reliable camera with lots of bells”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who bought it mentioned that it was quiet.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Stylus SH-60 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two owners who purchased it wrote that it had a good battery life. Old Tyke said on Amazon “Another plus point is the long-life lion battery - very useful when on holiday” in their review of this digital camera.


Support

Good Support

Two people who purchased this digital camera thought it had good technical guidance.


Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

Similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. The Stylus SH-60 has a quite big optical zoom (24 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

We compared all the other 24x optical zoom cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm Finepix SL240, and the Olympus SZ-14 is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 ($154.99) (42x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600 millimeters, the Stylus SH-60 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 18mm to 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.9, the Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera. The average maximum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 7.4, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus SH-60 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Stylus SH-60 supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video capability and we think because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-01 ($511.92) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon J3 + 11 - 27.5mm is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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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 digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

This camera has a still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448|2048 x 1536|640 x 480, which is the most frequently found still image resolution(s) on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Leica X Vario ($1,811.14) is also worth considering.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Leica T ($1,118.24) (3.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Stylus SH-60 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports PictBridge

The Stylus SH-60 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus Stylus SH-60 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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

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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 digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. 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 medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Olympus released the Stylus SH-60.


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