Canon EOS 60D Review
Canon EOS 60D specifications
| $ 1,099
|Price (lens kits)||
$ 1,399 (18-135mm)
€ 1,249 (18-55mm)
€ 1,399 (18-135mm)
€ 1,449 (17-85mm)
£ 1,199.99 (18-55mm)
£ 1,399.99 (18-135mm)
£ 1,499.99 (17-85mm)
£ 1999.99 (17-55mm F2.8)
|Body material||Aluminium and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre**|
|Sensor*|| 22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor
RGB Color Filter Array
Built-in fixed low-pass filter (with self-cleaning unit)
19 million total pixels
18 million effective pixels
3:2 aspect ratio
|Image processor*||DIGIC 4*|
|A/D conversion||14 bit|
|Image Sizes ( Still) *||RAW
• 5184 x 3456
• 3888 x 2592
• 2592 x 1728
• 5184 x 3456
• 3456 x 2304
• 2592 x 1728
• 1920 x 1280*
• 720 x 480*
• 4608 x 3456
• 3072 x 2304
• 2304 x 1728
• 1696 x 1280
• 640 x 480
• 5184 x 2912
• 3456 x 1944
• 2592 x 1456
• 1920 x 1080
• 720 x 400
• 3456 x 3456
• 2304 x 2304
• 1728 x 1728
• 480 x 480
|Image Sizes (Movie)*||1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)
|File formats (Still)*|| JPEG (EXIF 2.3*) - Fine / Normal
RAW + JPEG
M-RAW + JPEG
S-RAW + JPEG
|File formats (Movie)*||MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)|
|Lenses|| Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x field of view crop
|Dust reduction|| EOS integrated cleaning system with fluorine coating
Self-cleaning sensor unit (filter in front of sensor vibrates at high frequency at start-up and shutdown - can be disabled)
Dust Delete Data - Data from a test shot is used to 'map' dust spots and can be later removed using Canon DPP Software
|Auto focus|| TTL-CT-SIR CMOS sensor
9 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at centre)
Center point additionally sensitive with lenses of F2.8 or faster
AF working range: -0.5 - 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
|Focus modes|| One shot AF
AI Servo AF
AI Focus AF
|AF point selection|| Auto : 9 point*
|AF Lock||Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed|
|Predictive AF|| Up to 8 m|
|AF assist|| Stroboscopic flash|
|Metering|| TTL full aperture metering with 63 zone Dual Layer (iFCL)
Metering range: EV 1 - 20 EV
|Metering modes|| Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
Partial (6.5% at center)*
Spot metering (approx. 2.8% at center)*
|AE lock|| Auto: One Shot AF with evaluative metering
Manual: AE lock button
|Exposure compensation*|| +/-5.0 EV
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
|Exposure bracketing|| +/- 3.0 EV
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
|Sensitivity *|| Auto ISO (100-6400)
ISO 100-6400 in 0.3 or 1.0 EV increments
H (12800) expansion
|Shutter|| Focal-plane shutter
30 - 1/8000 sec
0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Flash X-Sync: 1/250 sec
|Aperture values|| 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Actual aperture range depends on lens used
|White balance|| Auto
White Fluorescent light
Kelvin (2500 - 10000 K in 100 K steps)
|WB bracketing|| +/-3 levels
Blue / Amber or Magenta / Green bias
|WB shift|| Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
|Picture style|| Standard
User def. 1
User def. 2
User def. 3
|Custom image parameters|| Sharpness: 0 to 7
Contrast: -4 to +4
Saturation: -4 to +4
Color tone: -4 to +4
B&W filter: N, Ye, Or, R, Gvan
B&W tone: N, S, B, P, G
|Image processing|| Highlight tone priority
Auto lighting optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto correction of lens peripheral illumination (vignetting)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect) - during image Playback only RAW image processing - during image Playback only**
|Color space|| sRGB
|Viewfinder *|| Eye-level pentaprism
96% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.95x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint: 22 mm
Interchangeable focusing screen Ef-A standard (2 other types optional)*
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
|Mirror|| Quick-return half mirror (transmission:reflection ratio 40:60)
Mirror lock-up (once or multiple exposures)
|Viewfinder info|| AF points
Focus confirmation light
ISO speed (always displayed)
Spot metering circle
Flash exposure compensation
Red-eye reduction light
White balance correction
CF card information
Maximum burst (2 digit display)*
Highlight tone priority (D+)
Dual Axis Electronic level*
|LCD monitor|| 3.0 " TFT LCD
160 ° viewing angle
|LCD Live view|| Live TTL display of scene from CMOS image sensor
100% frame coverage
30 fps frame rate
Real-time evaluative metering using CMOS image sensor
Best view or exposure simulation
Grid optional (x2)
Magnify optional (5x or 10x at AF point)
Three AF modes - Live mode/Quick mode/Face Detection
Multi aspect ratios**
Remote live view using EOS Utility 2.0 (via USB or WiFi/Ethernet using WFT)
|Flash|| Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
FOV coverage up to 17 mm (27 mm equiv.)*
Guide number approx 13 m (ISO 100)*
Cycle time approx. 3 sec
Flash compensation +/-3.0 EV in 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
X-Sync: 1/250 sec
|External flash|| E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites
Wireles flash support *(no multi-group support*)
|Shooting modes|| Auto
Shutter priority AE
Aperture priority AE
|Drive modes|| Single
Self-timer: 2sec + remote, 10sec + remote
|Burst buffer *||Approx. 5.3 fps (speed maintained for up to 58 JPEGs, 16 images (RAW))|
|Auto rotation|| On (recorded and LCD display)
On (recorded only)
|Custom functions *||20 Custom Functions with 59 settings|
|Menu languages|| English
|Portrait grip*|| Optional BG-E9 Battery Grip*|
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video output (PAL/ NTSC)
E3 type wired remote control
External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
|Storage**|| SD, SDHC, SDXC cards|
|Power*|| Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
Built in battery (date/time backup)
Optional AC adapter
|Wireless connectivity||Compatible with Eye-Fi cards|
|Dimensions**||145 x 106 x 79 mm (5.7 x 4.2 x 3.1 in)|
|Weight **||• Including battery and memory card: 755 g (1.6 lb)|
* Changed compared with the EOS 7D
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