Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Top 64%535 points
Top 64%
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
longer battery life
16
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
Best

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS: 36 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

188g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
290shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
33% have it
100
0

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

10. width

104mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

11. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
25% have it
76
0

12. height

61mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
461k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

14. thickness

26mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

15. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
46% have it
66
0

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

17. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
88% have it
51
0

18. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
19% have it
48
0

19. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
20% have it
47
0

20. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
10% have it
44
0

21. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
67% have it
41
0

22. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

23. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
51% have it
40
0

24. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
450mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

25. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
61% have it
36
0

26. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
25mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

27. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

28. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
92% have it
30
0

29. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
96% have it
28
0

30. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
94% have it
27
0

31. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
99% have it
27
0

32. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
98% have it
27
0

33. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
98% have it
27
0

34. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
99% have it
26
0

35. widest aperture at maximum focal length

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
6.9
Nikon D3 + AF-Nikkor 50mm 1:1.4D: 1.4
26
0

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