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Sony DSC-HX60V

$414.70
hardwarezone.com.my 7.5/10 01net.com 4 Star lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 star PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning 20.4 megapixel 30 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.4MP 30x Yes Jan 2015
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Sony DSC-HX60V Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-HX60V number 445 across all digital cameras.
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270 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Why Has it Scored 57?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, excellent product quality and that it is reasonably priced.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5184 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixel
Quite large minimum aperture number
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the DSC-HX60V with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras, but good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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How Big is the Sony DSC-HX60V?

The Sony DSC-HX60V is 108.1mm wide and 63.6mm tall. It is 38.3mm deep and weighs 246g.

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Sony DSC-HX60V In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This Sony digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Lydogbillede.dk, PhotographyBlog.com and Lydogbilde.no all of whom concluded that this digital camera was very good.

One other expert review site said that this digital camera was very good. Ljudochbild.se gave this Sony digital camera an "Especially Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites both thought that this camera was very good. This Sony digital camera received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and Hardwarezone.com.my gave it a "7.5/10" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 82% based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Techradar and Pocket Lint.

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User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this camera is 88% based on 247 user reviews. 152 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report it is a Good Size

24 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact, two owners reckoned that it was thick and two people who reviewed it thought it was lightweight.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

27 people who bought this digital camera considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

29 people who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

24 owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX60V agreed that it was easy to use, six owners concluded that this digital camera was easy to use the menus and four customers said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

40 people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good zoom, five customers who bought this digital camera said that it had a good lens and five customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a good autofocus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

48 customers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and two owners who purchased the Sony DSC-HX60V reckoned that it was good in low light.

Sony Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 29,814 expert and owner reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Technical Guidance

Two customers thought the Sony DSC-HX60V had good technical guidance.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Seven customers concluded that it had good features.

  • Good, sturdy camera with great features and easy to use…
  • Excellent little camera with enough features to suit a novice…
  • The camera is very easy for the novice to use and has features for use by camera buffs.
    Tom Kernan (Amazon) - December 2014
  • + Great zoom + loads of manual control and features + acceptable speed (focus, shot saving) - Flash is clumsy…
    JMD (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Great features, great zoom, great results…
    Phil B (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Great outdoor point and shot with some nice features that produce some excellent photographs…
    Giarc (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Great little camera with good zoom facilities…
    Ali Bongo (Amazon) - November 2014

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Four customers who bought it concluded that it had a good battery life.

  • Battery life is good…
    Mrc (Amazon) - May 2015
  • Great camera for people like me who know nothing about photography, very easy to adjust settings, good battery life, great zoom…
  • Bought this over the Canon because battery life seemed better (according to reviews) The camera is amazing…
    Phil B (Amazon) - March 2015
  • The battery life seems good.
  • Photos appeared grainy and the battery slot felt flimsy…
    Dreamz (Amazon) - August 2015

Customers Report a Good Flash

Three customers who purchased the product agreed that it had a good flash.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good for video recording.

  • The video quality is average, along with the night, low light shots…
  • The videos are also extremely clear.
    Azizur (Amazon) - April 2015
  • My biggest issue with the camera is the poor low light level focus and poor focus in movie mode regardless of bright light or day light…
    Giarc (Amazon) - October 2015
  • The video recording button is too near your thumb and is too easy to record videos inadvertently…
    Alonsorx (Amazon) - August 2015

Users Report Nice Design

Eight people said in their reviews that the product was good looking and two people wrote in their reviews that it was well designed.

Users Report it is Robust

10 people reckoned that the Sony DSC-HX60V was well made and two owners who bought it agreed that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The DSC-HX60V has a 5184 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Fairly High Megapixel

The DSC-HX60V has a fairly high megapixel (20.4 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 246 grams, the DSC-HX60V has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x, and the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x. At 30 times zoom factor, the DSC-HX60V has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-HX60V has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-HX60V has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

When compared to other cameras, the Sony DSC-HX60V's digital zoom of 120 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony DSC-HX60V has a wrist strap. Most of the other digital cameras also have a wrist strap.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. When compared to other digital cameras that we have checked the maximum aperture number of, the DSC-HX60V's maximum aperture number of 129 is one of the largest.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-HX60V supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony DSC-HX60V has a carrying case. Most of the other digital cameras also have a carrying case.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-HX60V features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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380 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The DSC-HX60V is a camera that takes 380 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 4.3, the DSC-HX60V has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between -2 and 22.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-HX60V supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. This camera also support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 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. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. The Sony DSC-HX60V has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (921,600 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony DSC-HX60V supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The DSC-HX60V has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-HX60V has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-HX60V features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony DSC-HX60V supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Sony DSC-HX60V has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The DSC-HX60V does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when Sony released the DSC-HX60V.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dschx60v, sony n096015w, sony hx60vb
Barcodes 00009608235591, 03355830056763, 04056572579259, 04905524980097, 04905524980103, 04905524980110, 04905524980165, 04905524980189, 04905524980196, 05013493248410, 05415247109198

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