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
60D has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 96% and a magnification ratio of 0.6x. 96% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
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 it also has a flash shoe to 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. Canon 60D also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
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 60D to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon 60D is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 1100 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 943 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 Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon D780 with its 2260shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Canon 60D vs Nikon D780 or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Canon 60D Features Compared to Main Competitors
You can download Canon 60D's User Manual here