The eos 60d also gains a couple of brand-new features of its own. There's now a wide range of color variations (or 'ambiences') which can be applied to the image when using the scene modes, and whose effect can be previewed on screen in live view. The 60d also finally gains the ability to convert raw files to jpeg in-camera, including the option to correct for lens aberrations including distortion and chromatic aberration. As an added bonus, you can retrospectively apply new 'creative filters' to files you've shot, including 'grainy black and white' and 'toy camera' looks.
And so, from a spec and feature point of view, the eos 60d sits almost exactly half-way between the eos 550d and the eos 7d, with a few new tricks of its own. Which, we think, is exactly where it should be (regardless of the inevitable h
18mp aps-c cmos sensor
iso 100-6400 (expandable to 12,800)
5.3 fps continuous shooting
1080p hd video recording with manual controls
sd / sdhc / sdxc storage