as it is known in the U.S.
) is a 35mm film SLR
camera which was sold by Nikon
. It replaced the F50
and was aimed at the lower-end of the amateur autofocus
The F60 features autofocus, two forms of TTL light metering
and various "programs" (ranging from manual operation to a highly-automated point and shoot
It was replaced by the similarly-priced F65
(also known as the N65) in 2001
The F60 was introduced in late 1998 as the successor to the F50
. It was targeted at the consumer market and at the time of release was Nikon's lowest-priced SLR on sale in the UK
. <!--***** AND POSSIBLY ELSEWHERE? *****-->It was noted by some reviewers that the F60's wheel-based interface was easier to use than that of the F50.
A variant known as the F60D or N60D, which added a date/time-imprinting facility was also available.
The F60 body was made from polycarbonate
and metal, and available in both "champagne silver" and black. It features compatibility with most older Nikkor F-mount
lenses, except AFS
and pre-AI lenses. However, in some cases autofocus and/or TTL metering is not supported.
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