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 try out more advanced videography. Unfortunately, there are several more compelling options on the market that can give you ease of use and superior video performance.

Update: The JVC Everio GZ-MG670 was selected as our 2009 Standard Definition Camcorder of the Year. To see why we selected it and read about our other awards, check out the 2009 Select Awards.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color & Noise Performance
  4. Motion & Sharpness Performance
  5. Low Light Performance
  6. Compression & Media
  7. Manual Controls
  8. Still Features
  9. Handling & Use
  10. Playback & Connectivity
  11. Audio & Other Features
  12. Panasonic SDR-S26 Comparison
  13. Canon FS200 Comparison
  14. Samsung SMX-F34 Comparison
  15. Conclusion
  16. Photo Gallery
  17. Specs and Ratings