• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1.5 inch 261.8mm2
  • 14.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 60D
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Canon EOS 60D webpage
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Predecessor: Canon 50D
50D vs 60D
 
Successor: Canon 70D
60D vs 70D
Canon G1X Mark II
G1X vs G1X Mark II
General
Model Number: 60D G1X
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $1399.00 $799.99
Street Price: $898.49 $575.66
Date Available: 2010-09-30 2012-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,234 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
19.2 oz (543 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.7 x 4.2 x 3.1 in.
(145 x 106 x 79 mm)
4.6 x 3.2 x 2.5 in.
(117 x 81 x 65 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 14.3
Sensor Format: APS-C 1.5 inch
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 261.8mm2 (18.70mm x 14.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 66 60
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.2 21.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.5 10.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 813 644
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)
4352 x 3264 (14.2 MP, 4:3),
4352 x 2904 (12.6 MP, 3:2),
4352 x 2448 (10.7 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 3264 (10.7 MP, 1:1),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2608 x 3264 (8.5 MP, Other),
1840 x 2304 (4.2 MP, Other),
960 x 1200 (1.2 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.3 4.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (60/50)
1920x1080 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S n/a
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216mm 28 - 112mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 135mm 15.1 - 60.4mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/38 (tele) f/2.8 (W) / f/5.8 (T) - f/16, with built-in ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   20 - 70 cm
7.9 - 27.6 in
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a Adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor, 9-points, all cross-type AF points, center dual cross-type point for f/2.8 Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 96% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter Real-image optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.59x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800 Auto, 100 to 12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (6.5%), Spot (2.8%) Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Custom User Setting Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist; Creative Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 1 - 30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent Auto ISO: 1.6-23 ft. (W), 3.3-10.2 ft. (T) (50cm-7.0m (W), 1.0-3.1m (T))
Max Flash Sync: 1/250  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot-Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless Optional RS-60E3
Connections (extended): HDMI mini out, external 3.5mm microphone jack Mini HDMI, remote jack (for optional RS60-E3 wired remote switch)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 2.67
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): <0.3 3.46
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 14 Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3 3.57
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.3 4.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 34 6
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.3 1.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4 0.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 Unlimited
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.70 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.68 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.10 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.122 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.083 seconds 0.412 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.29 seconds 1.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.063 seconds 0.094 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full Autofocus Lag, Auto Selection AF = 0.159s Live View: Full Autofocus Lag, Quick Mode (Phase Detect) = 0.999s Full Autofocus Lag, Live Mode (Contrast Detect) = 1.100s Prefocused = 0.122s  
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 2.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.6 seconds 5.9 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1100 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NB-10L
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,) Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/SP3 / Vista, Mac OS X 10.4-10.5 Windows XP SP3/Vista/7, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full HD movies, vari-angle LCD, 5.3 fps burst mode. Optical Image Stabilization, 1.5-inch 14-megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5, HS System, Full HD Video (1080p24), 14-bit RAW, High-Speed Burst HQ (4.5 fps for 6 frames), HDR mode, Flash Hot-shoe.