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Nikon Coolpix P600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1042 reviews of Nikon Coolpix P600. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the portability and image quality are generally positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Views about the shutter and viewfinder are mixed, while many are critical about the manual image adjustments and contrast.

zoom, usability, performance, image quality, portability

focus, reliability, flash, contrast, manual adjust.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix P600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon Coolpix P600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix P600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price and usability. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the contrast and reliability, and comments are divided on the performance.

zoom, portability, image quality, usability, price

reliability, contrast

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon COOLPIX P600 Digital Camera - Black (16.1 MP, 60x Zoom) 3.0 inch Vari-angle LCD Electronic Viewfinder with Wi-FiNikon COOLPIX P600 Digital Camera - Black (16.1 MP, 60x Zoom) 3.0 inch Vari-angle LCD Electronic Viewfinder with Wi-Fi

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon Coolpix P600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 426 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix P600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the portability and image quality. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the low light performance, while the contrast and shutter get less positive comments.

zoom, performance, usability, image quality, portability

focus, reliability, durability, shutter, contrast

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon COOLPIX P600 16.1 MP Wi-Fi CMOS Digital Camera with 60x Zoom NIKKOR Lens and Full HD 1080p Video (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Nikon COOLPIX P600 16.1 MP Wi-Fi CMOS Digital Camera with 60x Zoom NIKKOR Lens and Full HD 1080p Video (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Nikon Coolpix P600 review

 

The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a decent mega-zoom but it definitely has some issues that stops us from recommending it.

We never did get those hummingbirds, but we did get a number of solid photos. Overall, the Coolpix P600 is a decent mega-zoom but it definitely has some issues that we don’t want to beat to death. Although we love that 1,440mm setting, at $499, it’s...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Nikon Coolpix P600

 

The Nikon Coolpix P600 covers an incredible 60x zoom range, but focus speed is an issue when zoomed.

Sharp 60x zoom lens. Vari-angle LCD. Integrated EVF and Wi-Fi. Manual shooting controls. Solid image stabilization system.

Slow focus when zoomed. Noisy images at moderate ISOs. Unresponsive after burst capture. Doesn't include external battery charger.

Compared with others, Nikon has been slow to integrate Wi-Fi into its cameras. The P600 has it, so you can copy images to your iOS or Android device using the free Wireless Mobile Utility application. The implementation is identical to that of the...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix P600 review

 

If there's one thing the Nikon Coolpix P600 has going for it, it's wow factor. Well, at least for birders, stargazers, and anyone else who likes to shoot pictures and movies of distant subjects.

The Nikon Coolpix P600 packs a powerful lens, a nice vari-angle LCD, and a respectable set of shooting options and controls that should satisfy auto and manual users alike. Considering its zoom range, the camera is remarkably compact and light.

While the P600's shooting performance is decent, at times it can feel slow in use. It can be slow to autofocus as well, particularly when fully zoomed in. Also, the lens makes a lot of noise while moving it when recording movies. Enthusiasts might be...

The Nikon Coolpix P600 isn't the quickest camera, but that might be a small price to pay for having such a long lens on a relatively compact, lightweight camera.

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Eric Butterfield (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon Coolpix P600

 

This super zoom delivers good overall image quality and a fair number of useful features, but the auto focus can be slow and unreliable. This, in addition to slow processing in burst mode, make it ill-suited for fast action photography. The weak flash...

60X optical zoom lens ; 24mm wide angle ; Lens-shift vibration reduction ; Full manual mode ; Programmable function button ; Two dials on rear panel ; Swiveling 921,000-dot LCD ; Low light sensitivity up to ISO 6400 ; Good battery life

Auto focus can be slow, inaccurate ; Slow image processing ; Flash is weak ; No flash shoe ; Auto focus is not continuous in burst modes ; Auto focus swims during movie recording ; Zoom motor is noisy ; No RAW mode

This super zoom delivers good overall image quality and a fair number of useful features, but the auto focus can be slow and unreliable. This, in addition to slow processing in burst mode, make it ill-suited for fast action photography. The weak flash...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Nikon Coolpix P600

 

Nikon Coolpix P600 megazoom camera : Nikon has introduced a new ultra-high zoom camera in its 2014 camera line-up. The Nikon P600 Coolpix camera, sophisticated performance for heightened creativity. Created for those who love capturing every detail,...

The Nikon Coolpix P600 price is Europe is set at €469,- including VAT. Retail prices vary from country to country. The Nikon camera will be available in black and red. As soon as we receive a test sample, we will put this super zoom camera to the test...

Mar, 2014

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Nikon Coolpix P600 Review

 

The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a new super-zoom compact camera with a mechanically-stabilized 60x optical zoom that offers a massive focal range of 24-1440mm. It also offers an innovative side zoom control, a 1/2.3” Back Side Illuminated CMOS sensor with...

The new Nikon Coolpix P600 is a rather modest upgrade of last year's P520 model, principally adding an even bigger zoom lens, built-in wi-fi connectivity, and longer shutter speeds for night photography. It still struggles to keep up with fast-moving...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Mike Tomkins (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon P600 Review

 

If you're a long-zoom camera fan, the 16-megapixel Nikon P600 has your name on it. Offering Nikon's longest-ranging optic to date -- a whopping 60x optical zoom, Nikkor-branded lens -- the P600 targets birders, astronomy fans, and anyone else who likes...

Available from February 2014, the Nikon Coolpix P600 ships in two body colors: black or red. List pricing is set at around US$500.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Rod Harlan (layersmagazine.com)

Nikon COOLPIX P600

 

If you're looking for a camera that shoots faraway objects (birds, the moon, or your kid on stage from the back of the auditorium when you arrive late for her recital), then I have the compact camera for you: the Nikon COOLPIX P600.

Amazing 60x long lens zoom

No RAW support; autofocus a little slow

Overall, Nikon COOLPIX P600 is about one thing: providing you with one of the most impressive zoom mechanisms on a lightweight compact camera. On that fact, it can’t be beat.

Sep, 2014

Expert review by : pallabhazarika (nothingwired.com)

Nikon Coolpix P600 review: Full In-Depth Hands-on

 

The Nikon Coolpix P600 is one the first cameras to actually have a massive 60X optical zoom. The camera is pretty big and bulky. We will check out more about this device in our Nikon Coolpix P600 review.

The P600 would mainly compete with Canon’s and Sony’s Megazoom cameras. There are many cameras with 42X zoom, 50X zoom but we certainly do not think there is any second camera with a 60X zoom. You should definitely get this camera if you shoot a lot of...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Digitalcamera HQ (digitalcamera-hq.com)

Rankings REVIEW SUMMARY STORE PRICING Up close (and far away) with the Nikon COOLPIX P600 - Review COMMENTS, QUESTIONS, & ANSWERS FORUM BY VIEWERS AND

 

The Nikon P600 has one of the highest zooms in the category--but can this camera offer more than just zoom?

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:LPCM, WAV / WAV
Audio system:Stereo
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard):330
Battery recharge time:3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:EN-EL23
Number of batteries supported:1
Power source type:Battery

Camera

Camera file system:DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.3
Camera playback:Movie, Single image
Image editing:Crop, Resizing
Multi-shot: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ARA, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR / ARA, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, PER, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR, VIE
Photo effects:Black&White
Scene modes:Backlight, Beach, Close-up (macro), Dawn, Dusk, Flower, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, Party (indoor), Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sunrise, Sunset
Self-timer:2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent

Design

Color of product:Black / Red
Energy Star certified:N

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):921000
Field of view:100

Flash

Flash modes:Flash Off
Flash range (tele):59.1 - 157.5
Flash range (wide):19.7 - 295.3

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Tracking Auto Focus / Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus
Auto Mode focusing range (tele):0.5 - ∞
Auto Mode focusing range (wide):2 - ∞
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Normal focusing range:0.5 - ∞, 2 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):2 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide):0.5 - ∞
Super Macro focusing range:0.001 - ∞

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Focal length range (f-f):0.169 - 10.2
Lens structure:16/11
Lens structure (elements/groups):16/11
Maximum aperture number:6.5
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):56.7
Minimum aperture number:3.3
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.945
Number of diaphragm blades:6
Optical Zoom:60

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 1600, 3200, 6400 / 100, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
ISO sensitivity (max):12800 / 6400
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot / Centre-weighted, Matrix, Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal memory:56
Memory slots:1

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

Built-in flash: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Quick start guide: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Bridge camera
Image formats supported:JPG
Image Sensor Size:1/2.3
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Maximum image resolution:4608 x 3456
Megapixel:16.1
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):4608 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 4608 x 2592, 1920 x 1080, 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456 / 4608 x 3456\n3264 x 2448\n2272 x 1704\n1600 x 1200\n640 x 480\n4608 x 2592\n1920 x 1080\n4608 x 3072\n3456 x 3456
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Total megapixels:16.7 / 16.76

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
PictBridge: Yes
USB version:2.0

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic, Mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/4000
Slowest camera shutter speed:15

System Requirements

Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:120
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps, 1280×720@30fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 640x480@120fps
Video compression format:AVC, H.264, MOV, MPEG4 / MOV
Video formats supported:AVC,H.264,MOV,MPEG4 / MOV
Video Frame Rate:120
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Camera viewfinder:Electrical / Electronic
Viewfinder screen size:0.2
Viewfinder type:Electrical / Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.21
Height:3.35
Weight:19.9
Width:4.92