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Sony DCR-SX60

Sony DCR-SX60
alaScore 79

9 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Sony DCR-SX60. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the portability. The usability is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the color.

design, usability, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-SX60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Chris Jager, (

Sony DCR-SX60 review


In short: not a lot. Although capable of taking decent looking video, the Sony DCR-SX60 is trumped in almost every area by the brilliant Panasonic SDR-H85-K; another standard-def camcorder that retails for around the same price. The Panasonic model...

The Sony DCR-SX60 is an attractive looking standard-definition camcorder that does a reasonable job in the imaging stakes. That said, there are better SD options on the market that cost around the same price.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Kaitlyn Chantry (

Sony Handycam DCR-SX60 Camcorder Review


For first-time camcorder users that are shopping the standard definition market, the Sony DCR-SX60 (MSRP $369.99) may seem like a compelling choice. It has easy touchscreen navigation, a great auto mode, and just a couple options in case you want to...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Kaitlyn Chantry (

Sony DCR-SX60


Attractive to a first-time buyer, but with several more compelling options on the market

Simple, uncluttered design

Subpar color and noise; Bad motion, even for standard def; Awkward touchscreen controls

There are few compelling reasons to choose the Sony Handycam DCR-SX60 over any number of competing models. Standard definition camcorders from JVC and Canon will give you better video performance and are just as easy to use. The only real advantage of...

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):12
Battery Type:InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (NP-FH30)


Colour of product:Black


Display diagonal:6.86

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.68

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200 / 2000
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 108
Optical Zoom:60

Other features

Audio recording formats:Dolby Digital 2ch stereo
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar / Vario-Tessar
Resolution:720 x 480

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11.3
Weight:250 / 290