• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99
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Predecessor: Panasonic ZS50
ZS50 vs ZS60
Sony HX90V
HX90V vs HX99
Successor: Panasonic ZS70
ZS60 vs ZS70
 
General
Model Number: ZS60 HX99
Alternate Model Number(s): TZ80  
Camera Format: EVF Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $449.99 $449.99
Street Price: $373.99 $448.00
Date Available: 2016-03-15 2019-02-12
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 9.9 oz (282 g)
includes batteries
8.5 oz (242 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.5 in.
(112 x 64 x 38 mm)
4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in.
(102 x 58 x 36 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony Exmor R
Effective Megapixels: 18.1 18.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.26 microns 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3664 x 3664 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
2400 x 1800 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3664 x 3667 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
8192 x 1860 (15.2 MP, Other),
3872 x 2160 (8.4 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
5536 x 2160 (12.0 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.4 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S with LPCM 2ch audio, AVCHD with Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch audio (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 9 groups with 5 Aspherical elements/10 Aspherical surfaces ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5 aspheric elements)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 720mm 24 - 720mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 129mm 4.3 - 118mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x 28.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram f/3.5 (W) / f/6.4(T) - f/8; 5-blade Iris Diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with DFD: Face / AF Tracking / 49-area / 1-area; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF, Starlight AF Contrast Detection AF: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Single-shot AF, Continuous AF (Movie Only), DMF, Manual Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.2-inch, 1166K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Magnification: Approx. 2.59x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent) 0.2-inch 638K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, approx. 0.5x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity and -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.), 19.2mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, eye detector.
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 388,666 dots 638,400 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.46x 0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 2.59x  
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: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 80 80
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (*Extended ISO), 12800** (**with MFNR)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set (1/2), Color Temperature (2-axis Adjustable) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Warm White, Fluorescent Cool White, Fluorescent Day White, Fluorescent Daylight, Incandescent, Flash, Custom (3), C.Temp./Filter
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot, Entire Screen Avg, Highlight
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters) Scene Modes: Portrait, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Intelligent Sweep Panorama; Effects: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration.
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 in 10 seconds 2, 5, 10; 3 shots seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Flash Off, Rear Sync.; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.6 - 5.6m (Wide), 2.0 - 2.9m (Tele) ISO Auto: 0.3 to 5.4m (W) / 2.5 to 3.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S with LPCM 2ch audio, AVCHD with Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch audio (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0 Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi/Micro USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.53 0.71
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.53 0.66
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.4 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 60 103
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.6 10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 50
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.7 10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 13 50
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.15 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.14 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.142 seconds 0.029 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.61 seconds 0.50 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.020 seconds 0.018 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.4 seconds 2.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.6 seconds 1.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.8 seconds 5.9 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 280 shots 300 shots
Battery Life, Video:   55 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: 7.2V, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: None; SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.