Canon 60D Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 60D 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Predecessor: Canon 50D
50D vs 60D
Successor: Canon 70D
60D vs 70D
General
Model Number: 60D
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1399.00
Street Price: $765.67
Date Available: 2010-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,234 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.7 x 4.2 x 3.1 in.
(145 x 106 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (60/50)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens Thread: 67mm
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/38 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 67mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor, 9-points, all cross-type AF points, center dual cross-type point for f/2.8
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 96% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (6.5%), Spot (2.8%)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Custom User Setting
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II
Flash Guide Number: 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended): HDMI mini out, external 3.5mm microphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.24
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 14
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.25
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.26
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 36
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.253
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.083
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.292
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.063
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.251
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 0.40
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.20
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 8,505
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 1100
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/SP3 / Vista, Mac OS X 10.4-10.5
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full HD movies, vari-angle LCD, 5.3 fps burst mode.

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