Also known as Nikon Corporation, Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, which specialises in optical products like cameras, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments and others. It was established in 1917 as Japan Optical Industries, and the company was renamed as Nikon Corporation in 1988. Nikon is part of the international conglomerate - the Mitsubishi Group.
The D60 is a compact camera with 10.2 million effective pixels and 10.8 million sensor photo detectors. It has a maximum resolution of 3872 x 2592 and a minimum resolution of 1936 x 1296. The camera carries a sensor of size 23.6 x 15.8 mm and the colour filter array is RGB. On the technical side, some of the features that the camera has includes auto focus, manual focus, white balance override, built in pop up flash, external flash with hot-shoe, exposure compensation, metering, continuous drive, movie clips, orientation sensor, self timer, video out, and USB 2.0. The camera is capable of storing images on the SD/MMC/SDHC card in JPEG (EXIF 2.2) format.. The camera has an optical pentamirror viewfinder with 95 percent coverage and 0.8x magnification, but/and has a LCD screen of 2.5" that has 230,000 pixels. The camera weighs 522 grams with Lithium Ion (EN-EL9) charger. The dimensions of the camera are 126 x 94 x 64 mm or 5 x 3.7 x 2.5 in.
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MS windows and Mac
Auto, Auto (Flash Off), Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait, Shutter-Priority, Aperture-Priority, Manual
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DPOF support , Direct print , Date/time stamp , Histogram display , PictBridge support , USB 2.0 compatibility , Digital image rotation , Highlight point display , Text input to Exif header , Display brightness control , Camera orientation detection