LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic FZ60 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
FZ60 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 202kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Panasonic FZ60 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately FZ60 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Panasonic FZ60 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
Panasonic FZ60 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Panasonic FZ60, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,50,30,25 fps with bit rates up to 20 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic FZ60 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.
FZ60 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Panasonic FZ60 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect FZ60 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic FZ60 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 450 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 354 shots, Panasonic FZ60 has a good battery life for its class.
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 Panasonic FZ60 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Panasonic FZ60 Features Compared to Main Competitors