LCD and Viewfinder
Canon 60D has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon 60D will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
60D has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a coverage of 96% and a magnification ratio of 0.6x.
Canon 60D can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . 60D has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Canon 60D features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 9 focus points and 9 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors.
With Canon 60D, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 29.97,25,23.976 fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon 60D will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.60D has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon 60D also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon 60D is powered by LP-E6 battery which provides a shooting life of 1100 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 877 shots, Canon 60D has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon Df with its 1400shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Canon 60D vs Nikon Df or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
You can download Canon 60D's User Manual here
Current Lowest price for Canon 60D is $929.40