Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Review

Overall Score

61

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 21-1365 mm (65x) F3.4-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 922k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 128 x 93 x 114 mm, 650g.
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  • Replaced: PowerShot SX50 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Overview


First introduced in September, 2014, Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon SX50 HS with PowerShot SX60 HS. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon SX60 HS with Canon SX50 HS


Canon SX60 HS comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Sensor resolution of Canon SX60 HS ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Canon SX60 HS has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon SX60 HS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot SX60 HS with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
6.4 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
9 Focus Points
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
NFC Connectivity
Articulating Screen
AF Face Detection
922k dots Screen Resolution
340 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
6.5 Lens at Tele
922k dot Viewfinder Resolution
21 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.4
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS has an Overall Score of 61/100 and ranked #62 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #315 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon SX60 HS Scores
Imaging score
36
Features score
76
Value for money score
75
Portability score
73
Overall score
61
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Canon SX60 HS


Canon PowerShot SX60 HS weighs 650g and has external dimensions of 128 x 93 x 114mm (5.04 x 3.66 x 4.49"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Canon SX60 HS is 258 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon SX60 HS is more by 15mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon SX60 HS
650g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon SX60 HS
114mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot SX60 HS with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot SX60 HS Dimensions PowerShot SX60 HS
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 650 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Nikon Coolpix P610 Nikon P610 565 g 650 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Nikon Coolpix B700 Nikon B700 565 g 650 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Sony HX400V 660 g 650 g 130 x 93 x 103 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Canon SX50 HS 595 g 650 g 123 x 87 x 106 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic FZ300 691 g 650 g 132 x 92 x 117 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Canon SX540 HS 442 g 650 g 120 x 82 x 92 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Canon SX530 HS 442 g 650 g 120 x 82 x 92 mm 128 x 93 x 114 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot SX60 HS


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot SX60 HS
Announced September, 2014
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 0
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 922
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.4 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.50
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3072
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 340 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-10L
Physical
Weight 650 g
Physical Dimensions 128 x 93 x 114 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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