The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS sports one of the longest zoom ranges in any
digital camera with a 65x optical zoom that covers the 35mm equivalent
of 21-1365mm. Not surprisingly, it has Intelligent Optical Image
Stabilizer that chooses from 8 different IS modes. It is built around a
16MP CMOS sensor with a Digic 6 Image Processor, which Canon says yields
excellent low-light image quality.
The SX60 also captures full
1080/60p HD video in MP4 format; the lens zooms silently and can focus
while shooting video footage. For the first time in a Canon camera in
this class, there is also an external mic jack.
said to be greatly improved via High Speed AF, and the camera offers
6.4fps burst rate with no buffer delay. Zoom framing Assist tracks and
captures moving subjects while using the longer telephoto lengths. The
camera zooms out so you can find a moving subject, then zooms in quickly
to capture it up close. If you've ever tried following a moving subject
with a long focal length lens, you know this is a great feature.
The Canon SX60 has built-in Wi-Fi for iOS and Android devices and NFC
wireless connectivity for Android devices only. It has a 3-inch, 922k
dot LCD monitor as well as a 922k dot resolution eye-level viewfinder.