• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 14.7 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 133.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SD990 IS
  • Canon EOS 60D
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Canon EOS 60D webpage
Predecessor:   Canon 50D
50D vs 60D
Successor:   Canon 70D
60D vs 70D
General
Model Number: SD990 IS 60D
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 980 IS  
Camera Format: Compact SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $399.99 $1399.00
Street Price:   $999.00
Date Available: 2008-10-15 2010-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.6 oz (160 g) 43.5 oz (1,234 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.8 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
(97 x 62 x 28 mm)
5.7 x 4.2 x 3.1 in.
(145 x 106 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 14.7 18.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.72 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
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: 4416 x 3312 (14.6 MP, 4:3),
4416 x 2480 (11.0 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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 2.2) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.4 5.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (60/50)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) .MOV (H.264)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 133mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 7.7 - 28.5mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.69x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T) f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Detection 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 Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real image optical zoom SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 96% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
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): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200 requires special scene mode Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 15 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center), Face Detect AE 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (6.5%), Spot (2.8%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Custom User Setting
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro E-TTL II
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: 1.6-15 ft./50cm-4.6m (W), 1.6-7.9 ft./50cm-2.4m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto) Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/500 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) .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 No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
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: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended):   HDMI mini out, external 3.5mm microphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.00 <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 No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.4 5.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 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): 0.50 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.60 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
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.29 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.085 seconds 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: 1.7 seconds 0.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 8.0 seconds 2.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 280 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   1100 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-5L Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-5L Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 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 software suite Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows XP SP2/SP3 / Vista, Mac OS X 10.4-10.5
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves Face Detection, adds Servo AF, Face Detection Self-Timer and Intelligent Contrast Correction. Full HD movies, vari-angle LCD, 5.3 fps burst mode.