Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60

MPN: DSCHX60B.CE3  |  EAN: 4905524980189  |  Model: Cyber-shot DSC-HX60

Price Information

229.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 - DSCHX60B.CE3 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 camera would suit you adequately.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 will satisfy your needs..

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Video Scenarios

For those special occasions, this Sony camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

Style

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX60 - DSCHX60B.CE3 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Compact
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-6.3
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Orientation Sensor Yes
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes High Sensitivity, Handheld Twilight, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow, Advanced Sports Shooting, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Shooting Modes Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR(Memory Recall), Movie Mode(Intelligent Auto, Scene Selection), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
Twilight Yes
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy,Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight, Incandescent, Flash, C.Temp./Filter, Custom
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 2 - 3 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.25 - 5.6 m
Wireless Flash Mode 1
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) 2.0 - ∞ m
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - ∞ m
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 2.0 - ∞ m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - ∞ m
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 12800
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed 30 - 1/1600 s
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/1600 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Video
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™(high speed), Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Ca
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30 fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AC3, MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Audio System Dolby Digital
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 486 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 27 - 720 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode) 27 - 720 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.3 - 129 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 11/10
Maximum Aperture Number 6.3
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 720 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 27 mm
Optical Zoom 30 x
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Duo, MS Micro (M2), MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 921600 pixels
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 20.4 MP
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
SteadyShot 1
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 380 shots
Battery Type NP-BX1
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Certificates
Certification CE
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 38.3 mm
Height 63.6 mm
Weight 246 g
Weight (including Battery) 272 g
Width 108.1 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5184 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5184 x 3456, 3648 x 2432, 2592 x 1728, 5184 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 5184 x 2920, 3648 x 2056, 1920 x 1080, 3888 x 3888, 2736 x 2736, 1920 x 1920, 7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920, 4912 1080, 3424 x 1920, 11520 x 1080
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported Y