Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Specification

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 16.1M¹

Effective / Total Pixels

Approx. 16.8M

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

LENS

Focal Length

3.8 – 247.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 21 – 1365 mm)

Zoom

Optical 65x
ZoomPlus 130x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x¹).
Combined approx. 260x

Maximum f/number

f/3.4-f/6.5

Construction

15 elements in 11 groups (1 double sided aspherical lens and 3 UD lenses)

Image Stabilisation

Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

Ultrasonic Motor (USM)

Yes

FOCUSING

Type

TTL

AF System / Points

Face Detect, 1-point AF (any position, fixed to centre or Face Select and Track)

AF Modes

Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF

AF Point Selection

Manual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE, Size (Normal, Small)

AF Lock

Yes, via customisable buttons

AF Assist Beam

Yes

Manual Focus

Yes, plus MF Peaking

Focus Bracketing

Yes

Closest Focusing Distance

0 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering modes

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)

AE Lock

Yes, via customisable buttons

Exposure Compensation

+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Manual and automatic dynamic range correction
Automatic shadow correction

AEB

1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments

ISO sensitivity

100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200
AUTO ISO: 100 - 3200 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)

SHUTTER

Speed

1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
15 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

TTL

Settings

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

Type

sRGB

VIEWFINDER

Viewfinder

EVF (0.17 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, approx. 922,000 dots

Viewfinder / Coverage

Approx. 100%

Dioptre Correction

Yes

LCD MONITOR

Monitor

Vari-angle 7.5 cm (3.0”) PureColor II VA (TFT), Approx. 922,000 dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Brightness

Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

FLASH

Modes

Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed

Yes.
Fastest speed:
1/2000 sec. (built-in flash)
1/250 sec. (external flash)
1/2000 sec. (external flash using high-speed synchro)

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes, via customisable buttons

Manual Power Adjustment

3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlite 270EX II, 320EX and 430EX II. 22 levels with 580EX II, 600EX and 600EX-RT¹)

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes

Built-in Flash Range

50 cm – 5.5 m (W) / 1.8 m – 3.0 m (T)

External Flash

E-TTL with EX Speedlite range¹

SHOOTING

Modes

Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (4.0MP), Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie

Modes in Movie

Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie

Photo Effects

My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)

Drive modes

Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 6.4 shots/sec until memory card becomes full¹
with AF: Approx. 3.8 shots/sec²³
with Live View: Approx. 4.6 shots/sec²³

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size

4:3 - (RAW, L) 4608 x 3456, (M1) 3264 x 2448, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (RAW, L) 4608 x 2592, (M1) 3264 x 1832, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (RAW, L) 4608 x 3072, (M1) 3264 x 2176, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (RAW, L) 3456 x 3456, (M1) 2448 x 2448, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
4:5 - (RAW, L) 2768 x 3456, (M1) 1952 x 2448, (M2) 1232 x 1536, (S) 384 x 480
Resize in playback (M2, S)

Compression

RAW, Superfine, Fine

Movies

(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 60 fps / 30 fps
(HD) 1280 x 720, 30 fps
(L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
Super Slow Motion Movie (L) 640 x 480, 120 fps, (M) 320 x 240, 240 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto (HD) 30 fps
iFrame Movie (Full HD) 30 fps

Movie Length

(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹
(L and M) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²
(Super Slow Motion Movie) Approx. 30 sec.

FILE TYPES

Still Image Type

JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW, RAW+JPEG

Movies

MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo) recording level can be manually adjusted by user]
iFrame

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

OTHER FEATURES

GPS

GPS via mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)

Red-Eye Correction

Yes, during shooting and playback

My Camera / My Menu

My Menu customisation available

My Category

Image tagging feature

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes

Histogram

Yes, live histogram

Playback zoom

Approx. 2x – 10x

Self Timer

Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) DIGITAL connector

Other

HDMI Mini Connector
A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
External microphone (3.5 mm Stereo mini jack)

Computer/Other

Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with NFC support¹

MEMORY CARD

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9

SOFTWARE

Browsing & Printing

ImageBrowser EX

Other

CameraWindow
PhotoStitch
Map Utility

Image Manipulation

Digital Photo Professional for RAW development

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (battery and charger supplied)

Battery life

Approx. 340 shots
Eco mode approx. 450 shots
Approx. 360 min. playback

A/C Power Supply

Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80

ACCESSORIES

Cases / Straps

Soft Case DCC-850
PowerShot Neck Strap NS-100
PowerShot Accessory Organizer

Lenses

Lens Hood LH-DC90
Filter Adapter FA-DC67A (Compatible with Canon 67mm Filters: Circular Polarizing PL-C B, Protect Filter)

Flash

Canon Speedlite (including 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX II, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT¹)
Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite bracket SB-E2, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3

Remote Controller / Switch

Remote Switch RS-60E3

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80, Battery Charger CB-2LCE

Other

Interface cable IFC-400PCU
Canon AV cable AVC-DC400ST
Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment

0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)

127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3 mm

Weight

Approx. 650 g (including battery and memory card)

Disclaimers

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

Footnotes

Effective Pixels - ¹ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

Zoom - ¹ Depending on the image size selected.

Image Stabilisation - ¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.

AF Modes - ¹ Some settings limit availability.

Manual Power Adjustment - ¹ Not all functions of the flash are supported.

External Flash - ¹ Not all functions of the flash are supported.

Continuous Shooting - ¹ Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.
² Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
³ Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

Movie Length - ¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

Computer/Other - ¹ Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts

Flash - ¹ Not all functions of the flash are supported.