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Canon EOS 60D Digital SLR Camera including EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit

by Canon
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)

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  • 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Vari-angle 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 ratio LCD
  • Full HD movies
  • iFCL metering with 63-zone Dual-layer Sensor
  • Up to 5.3fps shooting for up to 58 JPEGs
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Canon EOS 70D Camera - Black (20.2MP, 18-55mm IS STM Lens) 3.0 inch LCD Canon EOS 70D Camera - Black (20.2MP, 18-55mm IS STM Lens) 3.0 inch LCD 4.8 out of 5 stars (36)
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 24.4 x 17.9 x 13.8 cm ; 998 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 2.1 Kg
  • Item model number: 4460B161AA
  • ASIN: B005C3C9EU
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 5 July 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 31,634 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

Discover your creative side with the EOS 60D. Express yourself by producing stunning stills or Full HD Movies using the vari-angle LCD screen and the advanced creative features.

Find your own angle

18 MP CMOS sensor;Ideal for those who want to create large, poster-size prints – or crop images without losing any of the detail necessary for printing – EOS 60D’s 18MP CMOS sensor is outstanding in low light, and produces images with incredibly low noise.

Advanced creative features;Use your imagination to enhance your stills with a range of creative filters such as toy camera effect or soft focus. These filters can be applied to RAW and JPEG images giving you creative control after the shot has been taken. Basic+ allows you to apply a creative ambience, when shooting in the Basic modes, giving you creative control without extensive photographic knowledge.

Vari-angle 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 Clear View LCD;Perform detailed checks on images and video or shoot unique or awkward angles with a 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 Clear View LCD screen, which features an ultra-high 1,040,000 dots for increased clarity. Switch to Live View mode and use real-time visual feed to help capture the best angle.

Full HD movie recording;The EOS 60D combines exceptional still shooting with the ability to shoot Full HD (1080p) video. To satisfy your creativity the EOS 60D features full manual control and selectable frame rates. You can also shoot high speed 50/60fps movies at 720P for when the action is really fast. An HDMI connection allows High Definition playback of footage and images on any HDTV. With HDMI enabled TV sets playback can be controlled using the remote control.

DIGIC 4;Canon’s DIGIC 4 processor works with the CMOS sensor to deliver 14-bit image processing, for smooth gradations and natural looking colours. DIGIC 4 also powers advanced Noise Reduction when shooting at higher ISO speeds, plus split-second start-up times and near-instant image review after shooting.

High ISO for low light;When light levels fall, the EOS 60D offers an ISO range of up to 6400 – expandable to 12800 for those environments where using flash is undesirable.

iFCL metering system;A 63-zone dual layer metering sensor analyses Focus, Colour and Luminance information, providing accurate and consistent metering.

Quick Control screen;Accessible using a dedicated button it provides easy access to commonly used functions, ensuring that you are ready to take the shot as it happens.

Create a shooting system as unique as you are;The EOS 60D is compatible with Canon’s full range of EF and EF-S lenses and EX-series Speedlites.

Box Contains

EOS 60D (Black) Body
Eyecup Eb
Camera Cover R-F-3
Wide Strap EW-EOS60D
Battery Charger LC-E6E
Power Cord (EUR)
Battery Pack LP-E6
Battery Cover
AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
Interface Cable IFC-130U
User Manual Kit
EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS II
Lens Cap E-58
Lens Dust Cap E

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
219 of 223 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great mid-range DSLR 29 Dec 2010
By Lumpster VINE VOICE
Style Name:Body Only
OK, I had a Canon EOS 400D that had served me well for nearly 3 years (and I had a 300D before that) and was looking to upgrade it, but I couldn't decide between a 550D or a much more expensive 7D. Then the 60D was launched and from the reviews I read, it filled the gap perfectly between the two. As ever, launch pricing was really toppy at over 1k but I took the plunge just before Christmas 2010 and bought the 60D (with the 18-55 IS kit lens) for a great price of 799.

It's still fairly early days but so far, so good. The camera is a dream to use, images are razor sharp. Handling is easier than the lower spec DSLRs in Canon's range due to the fact that the 60D is a slightly bigger, bulkier machine but without this being a negative. If you are familiar with a Canon DSLR, all of the controls and features are logical and easy to use without having to trawl through the manual. The tiltable screen is a work of genius, especially the fact that you can store the screen facing into the camera for even more protection when not in use. You can also tilt the screen and take shots based on the screen view if, for example, you are taking shots with the camera held above your head to get a clear view.

I primarily use my old 28-135mm IS USM Canon lens and image quality is fantastic. I have also bought a Canon 70-300mm IS USM zoom and again it seems to produce great results. I am using Class 10 SDHC cards (whereas my previous 2 Canon DSLRs used Compact Flash) and the speed is lightning fast - I have bought a couple of the Transcend ones from Amazon and they seem to do a remarkably good job for a lot less money than the competition. Only time will tell if they prove to be reliable...
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76 of 78 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Canon EOS 60D 21 Jan 2011
By Golfal
Style Name:Body Only
I had my trusty EOS 300D for five years and although it never let me down I was itching to upgrade.

I looked at and handled both the 7D and 60D but was undecided until the price difference made up my mind.
I opted for the 60D and can honestly say I have no regrets.The images I get from my 17-85 IS and my 70-300 IS are amazing.

Shoot in RAW and process in seconds with the camera,a great boon when out in the field.

The menu might look a bit much at first glance but with time all becomes clear.

Before I sign off,the video shooting is also top class,all in all a great bit of gear.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Like it? I love it, but... 11 July 2011
By S. Gee
Style Name:Body Only
Just back from holiday having been using my brand new 60d for the last couple of weeks. As an upgrade from my old 400d the improvement in quality is ridiculous - high ISOs give usable images allowing hand-held images in low-light nighttime situations and the auto-focus is pin sharp and much faster than the 400d. If you are thinking about upgrading from a circa 400d model, you shouldn't think for too long - well worth it.

Build quality is also great - go to a camera shop and handle this alongside the 600d - the difference in quality of the camera from a build point of view is very apparent. The rear dial is great and the whole thing is pretty intuitive, if sometimes the choice of functions with buttons is a little odd.

I've been snapping away at the Tour de France, shooting at 200mm between heads and over shoulders and panning to pick up fast moving cyclists and had no problem getting some great shots in the bag - landscapes and candid street shots also work well.

So why not 5 stars, well:

- the lay out and selection of the buttons doesn't really fit with what I'd like - this may be my familiarity with the 400d, but one thing which really gripes is the lack of an AE +/- button - probably the one I used most in normal shooting in Aperture Priority. I'll probably swap one of the buttons on the top plate for it though so no major harm done. The 60d is highly customisable so you can fix most gripes if you need to [edit - thanks to a comment by R. Mills, I now know you can very easily alter exposure compensation nonetheless - see bottom of review]..

- focus in live view is really very slow with a lot of hunting. I'm not in all seriousness sure it's useable except for static subjects.
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96 of 103 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Camera Deal + Amazons Superb Service 19 Dec 2010
By Cameron
Style Name:18-135mm Lens|Verified Purchase
After doing lots of on-line research, I decided to treat myself to this Canon 60D Kit for xmas from Amazon, I also ordered the 50mm 1.4 prime lens and a few other bits.

I've been into Photography for about 40yrs, my previous DSLR's include the 550D and Nikon D90.
There may be cheaper options on a certain auction site, if you don't mind having a grey import model, personally I value having that Canon UK warranty, and a proper UK power supply etc. already in the box.

Amazons price for a UK Stock model is very competitive indeed, and their returns policy is excellent, if only for peace of mind. The camera itself is superb, and works perfectly, it produces brilliant images, feels top quality in the hands, with a fantastic articulating high res lcd screen. What more could you ask for.

The 18-135mm lens in this kit is not top of the range, however, it produces some very good results especially once stopped down a little, and IMO it may be a touch sharper than the much older USM 17-85mm lens. The glass in the 18-135 is not too bad at all, and you have that extra range, albeit at the loss of the USM, so a matter of personal choice.
It's also a nice walkabout lens giving you decent range yet still retaining the option for those wider shots, build quality also appears a little better than the cheaper 18-55mm. It appears to focus quicker, and seems a little quieter than the 18-55mm kit lens..JMO

Those that can afford it may appreciate the extra quality by choosing the 15-85mm lens, but I don't think you will be disappointed by the images this kit produces. I would also recommend the purchase of the 50mm 1.8 or 1.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars everything's just better on this 60d
What a camera! I upgraded to this from the T3i (600d) and the step up is definitely notable. I won't compare specs as i'm sure you can look that up yourself but commenting from a... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Adam Daly
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant camera
Im no photographer - the only reason I bought this for my work purposes which can involve taking a range of very close up pictures. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Emmy
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic piece of kit
This is a fantastic camera for any enthusiast, and while it may not be quite up there with the top-end full frame models in terms of image quality, it will easily cope with just... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Joss Jones
4.0 out of 5 stars The best crop sensor camera canon has to offer!
Taking into consideration the rest of the canon crop sensor line up, mainly being the 70d (new 'replacement' of the 60d) and the four year old 7d. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Sam Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it
I've had this camera for two years now. It is great product. I started a novice to DSLRs as I had my last SLR a couple of decades ago. Read more
Published 4 months ago by B. Griffiths
4.0 out of 5 stars Another quality camera from Canon
I was looking to upgrade my very old Canon EOS 400D & with the recent release of the 70D at 1079 I was waiting for Summer 2014 when the price of the 60D was bound to fall. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Mr. Kevin P. Neal
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy One
Arrived in good condition and on time. Would recommend this camera for any serious up and coming photographer. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Video Nick
5.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a gift, brought a lot of happiness, a best buy.
Lad loves it and its heavily used. He learned how to use it and has done some amazing recordings.
Very pleased with purchase and no regrets.
Published 8 months ago by Kevin
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous!
I would recommend stepping up closer to the 'Big Boys' with this camera, I had a 550D prior and found it had run it's playtime with me, l needed something a bit more substantial. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Lin
4.0 out of 5 stars The camera was in perfect condition, except a little scratches on the...
The camera was in perfect condition, except a little scratches on the top of the flash. The rest was just brilliant!
Published 8 months ago by Christina
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