Canon’s latest bridge camera has a staggering 21-1365mm equivalent zoom range and features raw-format recording. Audley Jarvis finds out if this is all too good to be true in our Canon PowerShot SX60 HS review

Product Overview

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

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Pros:

  • - Huge zoom range
  • - Useful vari-angle LCD
  • - Generally good handling
  • - Raw capture is available

Cons:

  • - Sluggish AF in less-than-perfect light
  • - Prone to highlight clipping
  • - Noise and detail loss at ISO 800 and higher

Product:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Review

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Price as reviewed:

£449.00

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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS – Specification

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Price:£449
Sensor:16.1-million pixel, 1/2.3in BSI CMOS
Output size:4608 x 3456 pixels
Focal length mag:5.5x
Lens:21-1365mm equivalent, f/3.4-6.5
Shutter speeds:15-1/2000sec
ISO:100-3200
Metering system:Evaluative
Exposure comepnsation:+3 to -3EV in 1/3EV steps
Drive mode:6.4fps max, 3.8fps with C-AF
LCD:3in vari-angle LCD with 922,000 dots
Viewfinder:922,000-dot EVF
AF points:15
Video:1920 x 1080 pixels at 60 or 30fps
External mic:Yes (3.5mm stereo)
Memory card:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power:NB-10L (approx. 340 shots)
Dimensions:127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3mm
Weight:650g (with battery and card)
  1. 1. Features
  2. 2. Build and handling
  3. 3. Performance
  4. 4. Image Quality
  5. 5. Verdict
  6. 6. Canon PowerShot SX60 HS – Specification
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  • Kym Crowley

    Up to 16MP from 12. Why? Damned near unusable zoom. Why? Get the Lumix FZ1000 and be done with it…