LCD and Viewfinder
Canon SX60 HS has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 922k 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 SX60 HS will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
SX60 HS has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 922kdots and coverage of 100%.
Max Shutter speed
Canon SX60 HS can shoot continuously at max speed of 6.4 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec .
SX60 HS has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Canon SX60 HS features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Canon SX60 HS also features Face detection AF where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon SX60 HS, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,30p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon SX60 HS 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.SX60 HS has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon SX60 HS 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
Canon SX60 HS features a built-in wireless connectivity ( image sharing via Canon Image Gateway) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, SX60 HS can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our SX60 HS. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect SX60 HS to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon SX60 HS is powered by NB-10L battery which provides a shooting life of 340 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 357 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Canon SX60 HS is $449.00