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Canon Optura 60

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Canon Optura 60. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the connectivity and portability. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably. The reliability and durability get critical comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Optura 60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Canon Optura 60 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the connectivity and portability. The price and image quality are also appreciated, but there are some less positive views about the reliability and durability.

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74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Optura 60 MiniDV Camcorder w/14x Optical ZoomCanon Optura 60 MiniDV Camcorder w/14x Optical Zoom

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

Take control and capture your video and photographic memories the way you want to remember them - all with a single camera. The Optura 60 combines extraordinary 2.2 Megapixel performance with advanced controls for your digital photography. The camcorder also lets you take as much or as little control over your video as you want with a wide range of automatic settings. With these advanced controls and automatic settings - along with an advanced, 9-point Auto Intelligent Autofocus - there are no limits to your creativity. You always get the shot you want. Not only that, the Optura 60 makes it easy for you to share your great shots. The camcorder connects with your computer effortlessly, letting you manage, stream and e-mail your memories for all to enjoy.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon NB-2LH

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach/snow / Fireworks / Foliage / Landscape / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard
Storage Capacity:16MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon Optura

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.0
Max Focal Length:64.4mm
Min Focal Length:4.6mm
Optical Zoom:14
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.23Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.2Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3.4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):7.5 mm ( 1/3.4 ) / 7.5 mm ( 1/3.4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image Stabilizer:Optical

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Video Format:MJPEG
Digital Zoom:280
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Low Sharpening / Neutral / Soft / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD