CANON PowerShot SX60 HS Bridge Camera

Product code: 116560

Product features

  • 16.1 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 65x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm vari-angle LCD screen
  • Built-in GPS

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Product features

  • 16.1 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 65x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm vari-angle LCD screen
  • Built-in GPS

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Product information
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Bridge Camera offers long-range zoom and a wide-angle lens to help you capture stunning high-resolution photographs and Full HD videos for truly memorable moments.

Able to shoot far and wide

Thanks to its impressive 65x zoom capabilities, this Canon PowerShot SX60 Bridge Camera lets you shoot high-quality images of distant subjects such as wildlife and subjects that are inaccessible.

The 21 mm lens provides a wide view too, so you can take stunning shots of landscapes, architecture and other large objects.

Effortless focusing

The PowerShot SX60 offers autofocus and one-touch Zoom Framing Assist that keep things sharp and allow you to quickly zoom out of a scene to keep subjects in your sights.

When the button is released, the camera will zoom back to where you need it to be. The camera also has an enhanced Auto Mode that automatically zooms out when the subject begins exiting the frame so that you can keep it at a preset size for more consistent results.

Steady shooter

You'll love taking photos with your Canon PowerShot SX60, which offers a comfortable grip and steadier shots at all zoom levels with its ergonomic grip.

Use the electronic viewfinder for SLR-like control and framing – it lets you see clearly even in brightly-lit situations. Focusing remains quick, smooth and silent across the zoom range with an Ultra Sonic Motor (USM) in place.

Ultra-sensitive camera

The Canon PowerShot SX60 is super-responsive and capable of high-speed continuous shooting, allowing you to react to every moment with precision timing.

Smart Auto mode gives you an easy way to grab awesome pictures and movies without hassle, and you can even use the Hybrid Auto function to view an HD (720p) slideshow of the shots you've taken in a day.

High quality shots, anytime

The PowerShot SX60 features a 16.1 megapixel CMOS and DIGIC 6 image processor for consistently impressive image quality, even when you're shooting in low light. Capture the true atmosphere and lightning nuances of each moment without having to use a flash or tripod – it's a great way to expand your creativity and photographic range.

Sharply focused

Intelligent optical image stabilisation overcomes the effects of camera shake by adapting to capture conditions and delivering sharp photos packed with detail.

You can shoot at full zoom or handheld in dim conditions and still get crisp results – plus your videos will remain nice and steady with the inclusion of 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic Image Stabilisation.

Full HD videos are at your fingertips

At the press of a button, the Canon PowerShot SX60 Bridge Camera is able to record crisp, natural-looking Full HD videos at 60p. Your movies will be complemented by clear, satisfying stereo sound – even more so because of the camera's silent controls and zoom.

There's a jack for attaching an external microphone and manual controls to get audio levels to the point you want them at. These flexible features make for better-quality home videos.

More control and wireless capabilities

The Canon PowerShot SX60 is great for developing your photographic eye, presenting a full range of exposure controls to capture more professional-looking stills and videos. Shoot in RAW and take advantage of the EOS System accessories (sold separately) to open up new horizons.

Upload photos and movies direct to social networks, and transfer them direct to a smartphone or tablet via the Mobile Device Connect Button and NFC. The Canon CameraWindow app allows remote control from your smartphone, while Image Sync gives you a convenient PC and cloud backup facility.

Get more from your photography with the multi-faceted Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Bridge Camera.

Technical specifications for CANON PowerShot SX60 HS Bridge Camera

Camera type Bridge camera
Processor DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
Resolution 16.1 megapixels
Size 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm
ISO sensitivity AUTO, 100 - 3200
Image stabilisation - Lens-shift
- Approx. 3.5-stop [13] Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS
Focal length 3.8 – 247 mm
35 mm equivalent 21 – 1365 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.4 - f/6.5
Minimum distance 0 cm
Focusing Autofocus
Focus area points Face Detect, 1-point AF (any position, fixed to centre or Face Select and Track)
Optical zoom 65 x
Digital zoom 4 x
Type Live View
Screen 3" / 76.2 mm vari-angle LCD screen
Screen features - Resolution: approx. 922,000 dots
- Coverage: approx. 100%
- Brightness: 5 levels
Viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
Shutter speed 15secs – 1/2000th
Continuous shooting 6.4 fps
Self-timer - 2 seconds
- 10 seconds
- Custom
Photo exposure modes Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)
Photo effects My Colours (My Colours Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Colour)
White balance Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto, White Balance Compensation, sRGB
Maximum photo resolution 4608 x 3456p
Photo file formats - RAW
Video mode Yes, with sound
Maximum video resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p (60 fps)
Video file formats - MPEG-4 AVC
- H.264
Audio file formats MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)
Memory card - SD
Number of memory card slots 1
Built-in Yes
Hot-shoe adapter Yes
Interface - Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP)
- HDMI (Mini Type C)
TV output PAL
Pictbridge / direct printing Yes
Battery type Lithium-Ion NB-10L
Battery life - Approx. 340 shots
- Eco mode: Approx. 450 shots
- Approx. 360 minutes playback
Start-up time 1 second
Colour Black
Box contents - Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Bridge Camera
- Battery pack NB-10L
- Battery charger CB-2LCE
- AC cable
- Neck strap NS-DC11
- Lens cap (with strap)
- User manual kit
Dimensions 127 x 147.5 x 191.5 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 1.17 kg
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 years
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Alexandria GB Love photographs and messing
Was a gift for my husband and he loves it. The zoom and image quality are his favourites!
He says nothing so far.
Confirmed purchase: 21 November 2016
Published on: 16 January 2017
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CANON PowerShot SX60 HS Bridge Camera