Zoom Like Never Before.
Craters on the moon, wildlife from afar, your child's face on a crowded school stage... the PowerShot SX60 HS camera gives you the reach to capture it all. The camera's astonishing 65x Optical Zoom (21mm-1365mm) Wide-Angle Lens with Optical Image Stabilizer combines tremendous flexibility with portable ease. Capture close-ups, wide shots and everything in between with beautiful quality thanks to a 16.1 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor and Canon's latest DIGIC 6 Image Processor that together create the Canon HS SYSTEM for excellent low-light performance. Advanced technology including Zoom Framing Assist and Intelligent IS help you track and capture clear, steady long shots. Shoot realistic 1080p Full HD video recorded at 60p. USM and VCM technology help ensure fast, silent zooming and focus during recording, and, in a first for a PowerShot model, you can attach an optional external microphone. And quickly share everything you capture: the PowerShot SX60 HS is Wi-Fi®**- and NFC-enabled*** with an easy Mobile Device Connect button.
* Please note that this unit is an in store demonstration model, complete with all accesories
Image Capture Device
16.0 Megapixel*, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels
Approx. 16.8 Megapixels
Approx. 16.1 Megapixels
3.8 (W) - 247.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 21-1365mm)
0.0 in (0 cm) - infinity (W), 5.9 ft. (1.8 m) - infinity (T)
Macro 0.0 in. (0 cm) - 1.6 ft. (50 cm) (W)
TTL Autofocus (Continuous, Servo AF), Manual Focus
Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 922,000 dots)
3.0-inch Color Vari-angle LCD with wide viewing angle
Approx. 922,000 dots
Aperture and Shutter
f/3.4 (W), f/6.5 (T)
15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv and M modes)
Auto*, ISO 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200
(When in P mode)/6400 (When in Low Light mode)
*Optimal ISO speed is automatically set depending on the shooting mode
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect.
*2 Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame
Exposure Control Method
Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, White Balance Correction
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
1.6 ft. (50 cm) - 18 ft. (5.5 m) (W), 5.9 ft. (1.8 m) - 9.8 ft. (3.0 m) (T)
10 sec. or less (Battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
C1, C2, M, Av, Tv, P, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Movie*3
*1 Portrait, Smart Shutter*4, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks
*2 High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
*3 Standard, Manual (Movie), iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie
*4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color *
*Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Normal: Approx. 6.4* shots/sec. (in AUTO & P mode)AF: Approx. 3.8* shots/sec. (in P mode)LV: Approx. 4.6* shots/sec. (in P mode)Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically. Differs depending on the zoom position.*Using an 8 GB, UHS-I compatible memory card that meets Canon's testing standards. The number of shots changes depending on subjects, brands of memory cards, etc. Shooting in RAW (including RAW+JPEG) is excluded.
SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
Superfine / Fine
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG), RAW (12 bit, CR2 (Canon Original))
Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels
1) 16:9 - Large: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1: 3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
2) 3:2 - Large: 4608 x 3072; Medium 1: 3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424
3) 4:3 - Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1: 3264 x 2448; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Small: 640 x 480
4) 1:1 - Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
5) 4:5 - Large: 2768 x 3456; Medium 1: 1952 x 2448; Medium 2: 1232 x 1536; Small: 384 x 480Videos:
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps*3 / 30 fps*2
Full HD iFrame Movie HD 1920 x 1080: 30 fps*2
HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps*2
640 x 480: 30 fps*2
Super Slow Motion Movie 640 x 480: 120 fps*1
Super Slow Motion Movie 320 x 240: 240 fps*1
Miniature Effect for Movie 1280 x 720: 6 fps*1 / 3 fps*1 / 1.5 fps*1
Miniature Effect for Movie: 640 x 480: 6 fps*1 / 3 fps*1 / 1.5 fps*1
Digest Movie: 1280 x 720: 30fps*2*1 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*2.
*2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
*3 Actual frame rate is 59.94 fps.