UPDATED 8th November, 2012. Released at the end of 2010 the Canon EOS 60D succeeded the EOS 50D that came out in 2008. Despite being over two years old, the Canon EOS 60D is still listed as a current model within Canon’s DSLR range. But can it cut it against the newer competition. The What Digital Camera review finds out...

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Overall rating:


Canon EOS 60D

Overall score:91%
Image Quality:90%


  • Image quality, vari-angle screen, build quality


  • Mode lock, multi-controller, number of AF points


Canon EOS 60D Review


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Canon EOS 60D manual

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White Balance:Auto, 6 presets, Custom
ISO:100-6400 (12,800 extended)
Lens Mount:EF/EF-S
Built-in Flash:Yes GN13
Memory Card:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Exposure Comp:+/-5EV (1/2 or 1/3 stops), +/- 3EV bracketing
Cable Release:Remote (optional)
Compression:2-level JPEG, 1-level Raw
Viewfinder Type:Pentaprism
PC Socket:No
Output Size:5184 x 3456 pixels
LCD:3in 1024k dot vari-angle screen
AF Points:9 point all cross-type, f/2.8 centre point
Field of View:96%
Colour Temp Control:Yes
White Balance Bracket:+/-3EV for three shots
Max Flash Sync:1/250th
Focal Length Mag:1.6x
DoF Prview:Yes
Dust Reduction:Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation:No
Metering System:63-zone iFCL (Evaluative, Partial, Centre-weighted, Spot)
Connectivity:USB, Mini HDMI, 3.5mm Mic
Live Mode:Yes
Movie Mode:Yes 1080P 30/25/24 fps quicktime MOV
Exposure Modes:PSAM, Auto, Scene, Creative Auto, Custom, Movie
Power:Li-ion (LP-E6) c1100 shots
Dimensions:144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm
File Format:JPEG, Raw, Raw+JPEG, MOV
Shutter Speeds:30-1/8000 (1/2 or 1/3 stops) +Bulb
Drive Mode:Single, continuous (H or L), Self timer (2-10sec + remote)
Focusing Modes:One Shot, AI, AI Servo
Colour Space:sRGB, Adobe RGB
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Design
  3. 3. Performance
  4. 4. Image Quality
  5. 5. Value
  6. 6. Features
  7. 7. Verdict
  8. 8. Canon EOS 60D manual
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