New kit lens provides surprisingly good optical performance and image stabilization
Quick and responsive
Very reliable metering
Smallest Nikon SLR (tied with D40
Great for travel and all-day carry
Quiet shutter and AF operation
A very "polite" camera
New kit lens has good optical quality
Better than average for kit lenses
New kit lens offers VR (image sta...
Excellent image quality. Easy-to-use on-screen menu system. Stop-motion movie mode. Automatic dust-cleaning system.
Low ISO image quality
VR lens kit
Ease of use
Comfortable body. Sharp image quality. Complete manual controls. Lamp assists snappy auto-focus. Optical image stabilizer in lens. In-camera editing for quick prints and touch-ups.
Sharpest LCD in category. Stop motion movies. Active DLightingfixes shots during processing. Incamera RAW conversion. Fast startup to shoot.
Optically stabilized kit lens
Convenient onscreen user interface
Compatible with a wide variety of lenses and accessories.
Excellent Noise results
Rangefinder brings fun to manual mode
Attractive screen graphics
Active D-Lighting from the D300
Also from the D300
In Camera RAW converter
Small yet sturdy camera body
3x zoom lens with image stabilization
Fast response times
Motion sensor for reorienting shooting display
Excellent help system
Good resolution and detail (especially at lower ISO settings)
Good dynamic range (better than D40 and slightly better than D40X)
Surprisingly good build quality
Tight shut lines
New Dust removal system and very useful manual focus rangefinder
Excellent photo quality
Info display rotates
Key settings can be changed from LCD
Lightweight D-SLR offering
Good pricing for the performance and quality ($750USD)
Fast shooting performance (3FPS burst)
High ISO settings
Kit lens includes Vibration Reduction
Works well in low-light situations
Bundled with new VR lens. Fast operation. Good overall image quality
Especially for the price. Great body.
Light and well-built
Very easy to use with helpful menus
Virtually fool-proof metering
Excellent DX 18-55mm VR kit lens option.
Good image quality with extra features
Variety of advanced controls
Easy to use
The editors didn't like
Images are oversaturated
And on the soft side
Limited selection of AFS lenses means that many Nikkor lenses (mostly primes) will not support autofocus
Missing some features offered by competitive cameras
No RAWJPEG option Correction
Per Nikon's press material
The D60 can in fact shoot JPEGNEF Ed
No exposure or white balance bracketing
No hard buttons (without customizing) for ISO or white balance
No depthoffield preview
No auto bracketing mode
No top deck status LCD
Only 3 AF regions
Auto white balance setting doesnt handle household incandescent lighting well
No auto exposure bracketing
No Live View mode
Wed like to see more gradations in color saturation adjustment
Chromatic aberration somewhat high at wi...
Very similar to the older Nikon D40x. Specs are below average when compared with the competition. Slow three-point autofocus.
Noise at higher sensitivities
Slow processing multiple images and RAWs
Indoor exposures show yellow color shift
Compact styling means the controls are a bit cramped for big hands. Only threepoint autofocus system. Manual shooting a bit ungainly. Just three framespersecond in continuous shooting mode.Camera Resolution
With a 1855mm f3.55.6 VR lens...
Pricey for what it offers
Lens-based image stabilization is less flexible than sensor-shift offered by some competitors.
Review stays on too long
Only three focus points
No on-screen live preview
Somewhat limited lens selection
No top-mounted status LCD
Inconsistent performance at high ISO speeds
Default settings yield oversaturated colors
No lens motor in body means non-AF-S/AF-I lenses are manual focus only
Disappointingly RAW+JPEG setting only records Basic quality JPEGs
Default settings a little on the soft side at a pixel level
High ISO performance good
But not as good as best in c...
No live view
No video cable
Trial version of software
No second dial to make setting changes easier
No USB Mass Storage mode
No RAW+JPEG Fine setting
No live view mode
Despite being a popular feature
VR not built into body
No button for simple ISO changing
Severe diffraction in some cases. Narrow ISO range.
Abstract: The Nikon D60 is an award-winning entry level DSLR (digital single lens reflex) that makes the transition from a compact point-and-shoot camera to the higher quality DSLR a breeze. From a 10.2 megapixel CCD imaging sensor and 3 frames per second in con...
If you are ready to take the step up from an advanced point and shoot to a digital SLR, the Nikon definitely deserves to be on your short list. It's priced competitively when compared to the competition. In fact, with the exception of the now budget-pr...
Abstract: In this digital camera review, we’ll pick apart the Nikon D60 – an entry-level digital SLR camera. Find out if this camera was made for you and your photography needs. The Nikon D60 is a great camera for those who want to upgrade from a basic...
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Small yet sturdy camera body; 3x zoom lens with image stabilization; dust reduction system; fast response times; D-Lighting technology; motion sensor for reorienting shooting display; excellent help system; stop-motion feature
No on-screen live preview; somewhat limited lens selection; no top-mounted status LCD; inconsistent performance at high ISO speeds; default settings yield oversaturated colors
Abstract: Nikon D60 Digital SLR Camera Review Reviewed by: Howard Carson, August 2008 Published by: Nikon USA Nikon Canada Requires: An interest in photography MSRP: US$699.95, CDN$549.95 The jump most people make from even the best quality point & shoot (P&S) o...
Abstract: The 10.2 megapixel (Mp) Nikon D60 is Nikons latest entry-level DSLR with an 18-55mm VR kit lens, joining the D40 and D40x, and it packs more professional features and better imaging options than either of its predecessors. The ease-of-use and power u...
Abstract: Review Introduction The D60 is Nikons latest entry-level DSLR camera. This is a relatively compact DSLR camera with a 10 megapixels sensor, a Nikon electronic-only lens mount and most features usually found among such entry-level cameras. The Nikon D6...