• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • Leica S-E (Typ 006)
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Canon EOS 60D webpage
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Predecessor: Canon 50D
50D vs 60D
 
Successor: Canon 70D
60D vs 70D
 
General
Model Number: 60D S-E (Typ 006)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1399.00 $16900.00
Street Price: $898.49 $16,900.00
Date Available: 2010-09-30 2014-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,234 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.7 x 4.2 x 3.1 in.
(145 x 106 x 79 mm)
6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Kodak KAF-37500
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 37.5
Sensor Format: APS-C Medium format
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 66  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.2  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 813  
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)
7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.3 1.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (60/50)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264)  
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Leica S bayonet
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216mm  
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 135mm  
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/38 (tele)  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 67.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
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 Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD (playback only)
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 96% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.59x 1.09x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x 0.87x
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
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
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, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Custom (Grey Card), Color temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 32 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (6.5%), Spot (2.8%) Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame).
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  
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II TTL pre-flash metering, with automatic transmission and consideration of sensitivity and set/controlled lens aperture, all exposure modes available, automatic adaptation of flash light component to available light
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 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 CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support  
Other Memory:   Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264)  
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 Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless Cabled
Connections (extended): HDMI mini out, external 3.5mm microphone jack Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): <0.3  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 14  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.3 1.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 34  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.3  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
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  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.29 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.063 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  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.6 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1100 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary 7.4V, 2100mAh
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x 7.4V, 2100mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: 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,) Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle 2, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration
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.