Canon EOS 60D: Offering an 18MP Sensor, 6 White Balance Presets and the Bundled Lens Kit
Canon has added another promising handset to the existing DSLR lineup in EOS 60D. This camera packs in a lot in terms of specifications and here is how the same looks like in terms of specifications:
The EOS 60D packs in an 18MP image sensor that works in unison with the Digic 4 image processor. This camera offers a maximum image resolution of 5184x3456 pixels besides supporting other formats as well. The lowest resolution supported by the EOS 60D is 480x480 pixels. In terms of aspect ratio, the EOS 60D supports 1:1, 16:9 and 3:2. The APS-C sensor measures 22.3mmx14.9mm in terms of dimensions and sports a CMOS make as well. In terms of ISO sensitivity, this DSLR offers an extended range of 100-6400, expandable further up to 12800 with the boost mode turned on. Besides the Auto sensitivity mode, the EOS 60D also offers 6 white balance presets as well. RAW image format is supported in addition to the solitary custom white balance mode. Fine and Normal JPEG quality levels are featured as well.
Focus and Optics
In terms of focus points, the EOS 60D features 9 of them besides supporting the autofocus. Multiple modes are included as well in Contrast Detect, Single and many more. Manual focus is also supported by this camera which works together with the Canon-EF/EF-S lens mount. This preexisting lens mount offers a crop limit of up to 1.6X.
The EOS 60D starts off with shutter speed range of 30-1/8000 sec. Aperture and shutter priority modes are available besides the built-in flash that comes with an extended range of 13.00m. External flash is supported as well via hot-shoe and the wireless sync. Burst shooting is supported at 5.3fps. A self timer is also featured besides the 4 metering modes in Partial, Spot, Multi and the Center-Weighted. Exposure compensation makes an appearance in addition to the AE and WB bracketing modes. Other supported options include the manual exposure and the multiple subject modes.
The EOS 60D supports Full HD video recording at 25 frames per second besides other resolutions like 480p and HD. H.264 is the supported format that works in unison with the mono speaker and microphone.
A fully articulated screen is showcased by the EOS 60D that measures 3 inches. Offered resolution for the Clear View color LCD panel is 1040K dots. Live View is also supported by the EOS 60D besides the Optical Penta-prism featured as the viewfinder. The viewfinder coverage is 96 percent and the magnification limit for the same is up to 0.95X.
Connectivity and Storage
The EOS 60D features the USB 2.0 meant for faster file transfers. Other notable specs include the Mini HDMI port besides the Eye-Fi support and the optional remote access. In terms of storage, SD, SDHC and SDXC cards are supported.
Design and Battery
The EOS 60D is environmentally sealed and weighs 755g. Powering the EOS 60D is the LP-E6 battery module that supports up to 1100 shots on a single charge.
The EOS 60D comes bundled with the 18-135mm lens kit that offers dedicated image stabilization and the compatible 67mm filters.