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Sony Cyber-shot HX60 / HX60V Hands-On Preview

We go hands-on with the new Sony Cyber-shot HX60V, and post sample photos from the camera.

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Sony Cyber Shot HX60v (5) (Custom)

The Sony Cyber-shot HX60V is this years update to the Sony Cyber-shot HX50 and features a new BOINZ X image processor for improved image quality, as well as improved speed. The HX60 features the same 30x optical zoom lens in a compact and pocketable camera, with a built in pop up flash and hot-shoe accessory port. The Sony Cyber-shot HX60V will be available for £340.

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V Features

Sony Cyber Shot HX60v (6) (Custom)

The camera features built in Wi-Fi and NFC for remote operation or quick transfer of images to a compatible iOS or Android device. The camera is available with GPS built in as the HX60V, or without GPS as the HX60. The Sony Cyber-shot HX60 will be available for £330.

Sony Cyber Shot HX60v (Custom)

Key Features

  • 20.4 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor
  • 30x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 24-720mm
  • Optical SteadyShot
  • 3inch, 921k dot screen
  • Manual controls
  • Exposure compensation dial
  • Wi-Fi and NFC built in
  • Full HD video recording with stereo sound
  • Intelligent sweep panorama
  • GPS built-in with the HX60V model

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V Hands-On Photos of Equipment

Sample photos taken with a pre-production Sony Cyber-shot HX60V.

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V Other sample images

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V Specifications

Max Aperturef/3.5 - f/6.3
35mm equivalent24mm - 720mm
Optical Zoom30x
Image Sensor
Pixels20.4Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)5184
Pixels (H)3888
Sensor TypeBack-lit CMOS (B.S.I.)
Sensor Size1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution921,600 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Min Focus5cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/1600sec
Shutter speeds longest4sec
Bulb modeNo Data
Exp modes
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Manual
  • A
    ISO sensitivityNo Data
    White balance
      Exposure CompNo Data
      Shooting Options
      Continuous shootingNo Data
      Movie modeYes
      Video Resolution
      • 1920x1080 FullHD
      Video FPSNo Data
      Stereo SoundYes
      Optical Zoom with VideoYes
      Other Features
      Image StabilisationYes
      USBUSB 2
      Card Type
      • SD
      • SDHC
      • Memory Stick (Sony)
      • SDXC
      File Type
      • JPG
      Power Source
      Battery TypeNo Data
      Battery Life (CIPA rating)380shots
      Box Contents
      Box ContentsNo Data
      WeightNo Data

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      Photographs taken using the Sony Cyber-shot HX60V

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