Nikon Coolpix P600 Review

Overall Score

51

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-1440 mm (60x) F3.3-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 125 x 85 x 107 mm, 565g.
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  • Replaced by: Coolpix P610

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Nikon Coolpix P600 Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

Nikon replaced Coolpix P600 with Nikon P610. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon P600 with Nikon P610


Nikon P600 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix P600

Sensor resolution of Nikon P600 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon P600 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon P600


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P600 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Articulating Screen
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
330 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
6.5 Lens at Tele
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P600 has an Overall Score of 51/100 and ranked #147 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #464 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon P600 Scores
Imaging score
22
Features score
63
Value for money score
67
Portability score
77
Overall score
51
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P600


Nikon Coolpix P600 weighs 565g and has external dimensions of 125 x 85 x 107mm (4.92 x 3.35 x 4.21"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Nikon P600 is 177 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon P600 is more by 12mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P600
565g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P600
107mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P600 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P600

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P600 Dimensions Coolpix P600
Nikon Coolpix P610 Nikon P610 565 g 565 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 565 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 565 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Sony HX400V 660 g 565 g 130 x 93 x 103 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Nikon Coolpix P530 Nikon P530 494 g 565 g 123 x 84 x 98 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Canon SX50 HS 595 g 565 g 123 x 87 x 106 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Panasonic FZ70 606 g 565 g 130 x 97 x 118 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Canon SX530 HS 442 g 565 g 120 x 82 x 92 mm 125 x 85 x 107 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P600


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P600
Announced February, 2014
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.50
Flash Modes TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 330 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL23
Physical
Weight 565 g
Physical Dimensions 125 x 85 x 107 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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