With features that include uncompromising waterproofing—good for two hours of continuous use at a depth of 14 meters—freeze proofing * that ensures operation at temperatures of −10 °C,
shock proofing capable of withstanding drops of 1.6 meters, and crush proofing capable of withstanding forces of 100 kgf, this rugged camera can be used in all conditions.
With a high-performance image processing engine and a back-illuminated CMOS sensor boasting high optical efficiency and an effective 16 megapixel,
the WG-60 takes low-noise photos with a wide dynamic range that look beautiful even as prints.
* equivalent to 35mm format.
While the camera can of course record Full HD (16:9) video at 30 fps, it also offers a High Speed Movie mode for recording slow-motion video and an
Underwater Movie mode suited to underwater movie recording. Movie and Underwater Movie modes offer Movie SR (shake reduction), which can be used to
reduce the effects of camera shake. Movie editing features within the camera let you split video or create movie stills from selected frames.
The camera’s HDMI connector (Type D) lets you display movies on TVs and other devices.
The brightness of the LCD monitor can readily be adapted to changes in ambient lighting conditions for ease of viewing and an improved shooting experience.
Brightness can be increased by up to two steps to make dark areas of the display easier to see in sunlight, or lowered by up to two steps to reduce glare for night photography.