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Nikon D600 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.3MP 10.7x Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
- 24.3-megapixel FX-format (full-frame) CMOS sensor with excellent signal-to-noise ratio and wide dynamic range. Delivers richly detailed images with smooth tonal gradations. - Highly sensitive... More
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Twenty-Seven Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this digital camera and have given it twenty-seven awards.

The editors of eight expert review sites all decided that this Nikon camera was excellent and gave it their highest award. Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk, Good Gear Guide.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Tbreak.ae, 3dnews.ru, Reviewed.com and Firstpost.com all gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of eight more expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this camera. Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Dinside.no/data, Akam.no, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Fotovideo.nu all gave this Nikon digital camera a "Recommended" award and it received a "Recommended (A List)" award from Alphr.com.

The experts at PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all concluded that this digital camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Two more expert review sites endorsed this SLR camera. This digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews and it received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on fifty-four expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this SLR camera is 90 out of 100. Experts think this camera is one of the better cameras of this type and age.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 60 user reviews this digital camera has an overall user rating of 76%.

Good Product Quality

A few Nikon D600 reviewers concluded that this digital camera was good quality. C. Thorne mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The build quality is good”. C. Thorne also wrote “Image quality is exceptional”. Dannyboy said in their review “Spot on AF) a 100,000+shot D700 Fantastic build and image quality” and rated the product as excellent.

Good Size

Some customers who reviewed the Nikon D600 considered that it was a good body shape. Four years ago C. Thorne said “The body is small, certainly compared with the D4.” and scored the product very highly. Sonia Castro said “The Nikon D600 body is cheap plastic”. Sonia Castro also wrote “What a great body the D3 was”.

A number of customers who bought it considered that it was compact. Infamous Soup mentioned on Amazon “I had to resort to using a compact” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.com.au said on CNET.com.au “Compact design for a full-frame SLR” in their review. Cnet.com.au also said “Compact, full-frame body”.

Four people who reviewed the Nikon D600 concluded that it was a good weight. J Mcmac wrote on Amazon in November last year “If you're ok with the extra weight, want FX, buy the D3”. Musiclover mentioned three years ago “The size, weight and feel are superb” in their Nikon D600 review and gave it a rating of 4 stars. The Glovenor wrote in their review on Amazon “As i dont want 36mp or the extra weight the d600 seemed ideal so i ordered one hoping that by now nikon had looked up quality control in the dictionary”.

Some Nikon D600 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon D600 concluded that it was a good depth. Big Chegy wrote “The pictures are slightly better with more colour depth” in their review of this digital camera. Howard Ellison Gimber wrote on Amazon three years ago “I like the shallow depth of field and, just like the old days as a student using Nikon film cameras every shot counts as i shoot in raw” in his review of this digital camera. Also three years ago Musiclover wrote in their review of this digital camera “F/32 to get a decent depth of field”.

One Nikon D600 reviewer concluded that the product was thin. Cr mentioned on Amazon “The handgrips are slightly thinner and less grippy than those on the D300” in their Nikon D600 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. One Nikon D600 reviewer who purchased this digital camera considered that it was a good size. Ken Jones said “Works well with my older lens' Nice size with battery grip Highly recommended”.

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Nice Design

Some people who bought the Nikon D600 thought it was good looking. Dk Price rated it 80 out of 100 and said “It is a beautiful piece of kit”. Dr. Paul Linford rated it 80 out of 100 and he said “And it works - I know where everything is pretty instinctively having taken tens of thousands of images on the D7000.”. Musiclover said on Amazon three years ago “Using apertures from 2.8 to f5.6 with a 100mm macro lens on portraits has produced beautiful pictures” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

A few Nikon D600 owners wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Imaging-Resource.com said on Imaging Resource.com “Nikon drew on the extremely popular design when building the D600” in their Nikon D600 review. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of the Nikon D600 “With excellent photography results and comfortable design, photography lovers will”.

Some people who purchased it thought it was ergonomic. Four years ago C. Thorne mentioned in their Nikon D600 review “Handling and ergonomics are very nice indeed (for my hands anyway”. J Mcmac mentioned in their review on Amazon “I found I'd pick up the D300 in favour of this (mainly from an ergonomic point of view” nonetheless they only rated the product 60 out of 100.

One Nikon D600 owner who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was neat. C. Thorne said four years ago “Stunning FF camera in a very tidy little (but not too little) package!” in their review of this digital camera.

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Robust

A few Nikon D600 reviewers reckoned that it was well made. C. Thorne scored this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned in their review “Feels much more solid in the hands than the D7000”. Three years ago D Strecker wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Certainly the D800 and D4 offer sturdier build and even more advanced features”. Happyonlineshopper said also three years ago “A built in flash which can also act as a commander for advanced remote flash lighting or even as a simple slave trigger” nonetheless they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

A number of customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Cr mentioned in their Nikon D600 review “For my use it feels robust enough”. Expert website Cameralabs.com wrote “The D600 has a tough role to fulfill” in their review. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com said in their review of the Nikon D600 “Rear covers, so it's sturdy an”.

A number of Nikon D600 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. Kiril K said “D600 proved to be a reliable camera in this regard focusing spot on about 9 out of 10 times with 85/1.8 G lens” in their review of this digital camera. Matthew Hancock mentioned “So I decided to take the plunge my trusty d90 was starting to show its age so I upgraded to the d600”. Avhub.com.au said “Now the D600 (with, we're reliably informe” in their Nikon D600 review.

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Easy to Use

A number of people considered that the Nikon D600 was easy to use. Abraham scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote “I prefer the control layout of the d300” in his review of the Nikon D600. Cr said in their review of the Nikon D600 “Once you've done this a few times it becomes intuitive and no slower to use than on the older camera” . Horneteer wrote on Amazon “Using the camera in fine jpeg mode” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 4 stars.

Several people who bought it reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote four years ago “It's solidly constructed and feels comfortable to hold” in their review of this digital camera.

Several customers said in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com.au “Excellent handling”. Cnet.com.au also wrote “Excellent image quality, price, handling”. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.my said four years ago “Build quality feels superb; handling should be familiar to” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer reckoned that it had a good experience. One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Yawning_cat wrote “Really fine build quality with great instant access to settings via the plethora of buttons on the rear” in their Nikon D600 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people who bought it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Abraham wrote on Amazon “Wow! Some fantastic photographs! I have a d300 as well with an 80-400 lens” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Abraham also wrote “I guess I need to adjust the camera for the lens! When I get the focussing right which is only about 50% the photographs are astonishing”. Aisling Finn said on Amazon “For a camera that takes such great images” but even so they gave it a rating of 2 stars.

Twenty-six customers said in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor. Abales mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I did the sensor clean and tried to blow it off” in their review of the Nikon D600. In the same month Big Chegy said in their Nikon D600 review “You can clean the sensor which has to be done from time to time” but despite that they only gave it a score of 3 stars. C. Thorne mentioned in their review on Amazon “DxO rate this camera as having the third best sensor in the world, after the D800e”.

Some Nikon D600 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. M. Wilson wrote in their review of this digital camera “For my shooting, this was an ideal choice”. M. Wilson also said “One benefit of the 24MP FX format is that it produces enough resolution to let you crop images until you heart is content”. The Glovenor mentioned in their review of the Nikon D600 on Amazon “Despite what people say about wide apertures being ok if you look closely the same dirty areas are fuzzy and lacking resolution even at f2”.

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good ISO range. C. Thorne said on Amazon “High ISO performance is outstanding” and rated this digital camera as very good. Jlm scored it very highly and said “High iso performance is superb”. Titewadz wrote four years ago “ISO is very good I photographed a friends birthday party at ISO 5000 in a darkened hall”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was good in low light. Dominic Cox mentioned on Amazon “Loving the low light performance and learning the the proper size framing of my fx lenses” in his review of the Nikon D600. Matthew Hancock mentioned in his review of this digital camera “The low light performance is amazing it enables high speed shots without flash in low light with virtually no noise” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Rdm said “It has many shortcuts for changing the main things, so you need time to get use (i come from Sony) I am still impressed with the low light behavior” .

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Good Quality Lens

A few customers who bought it considered that it had a good autofocus. Abraham wrote “Great camera, focus issues” in his Nikon D600 review. Jlm mentioned three years ago “Focus speed is bang on everytime and so fast” in their review of the Nikon D600. Matthew Hancock wrote “There are many focusing modes on this camera my favourite though is the 3d tracking mode”.

A number of Nikon D600 reviewers thought the Nikon D600 had a good lens. Howard Ellison Gimber rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “Checking the dynamic range and lens sharpness” in his Nikon D600 review. Kiril K said on Amazon “As other reviewers indicated this amount of dust is clearly not due to lens changes, something is falling apart inside the camera”. Sonia Castro said on Amazon “Opened the door where I keep it with a lovely 28-300mm Nikon lens mounted on it” however despite that she scored this digital camera 60 out of 100.

One Nikon D600 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Kiril K mentioned on Amazon “One big annoyance is the lack of direct 100% magnification in review - one has to zoom all the way in”.

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Good Technical Features

A few people who bought the product considered that it had good features. Three years ago Middleton-Duff said on Amazon “The D600 offers some of the great features of the D4”. Expert review site Techradar.com said “The superb sensor, extensive yet accessible features and compactness make the Nikon D600 an exceptionally user-friendly full-frame” and gave the Nikon D600 a score of 5 stars. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote “The Nikon D600 DSLR Review suggests that it is comes with really enhanced features” in their Nikon D600 review.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

SLR cameras produced by Nikon have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just SLR cameras) and found that Nikon also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Nikon D600 reviewers agreed that the product had a good viewfinder. Dr. Paul Linford said on Amazon “Build is good, feel is good, viewfinder is good; SD card slots mean no need to buy new cards, uses the same battery as the D7000”. Photo Enthusiast said “The other modes are extremely useful when action is moving in the viewfinder, especially dynamic mode where the camera remembers the subject on which you want key focus to lie” however they only gave the Nikon D600 a rating of 1 stars.

One Nikon D600 owner who purchased the Nikon D600 considered that it had a good screen. Three years ago Stuff.tv scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Nikon D600 review “Everything about it is sturdy and solid, with the screen protector on the main LCD especially shouting tha”.

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Good Battery Life

Several customers who purchased the product wrote that it had a good battery life. Graeme Brett Houston rated the Nikon D600 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Nikon D600 last year “Amazing camera great battery life”.

Good Support

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good customer support. Lee Evans said in his review of the Nikon D600 on Amazon “Nikon to be fair were very, very good and the customer support was second to none”.

One Nikon D600 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their Nikon D600 review four years ago “Buying Guide Best camera accessories The Nikon D600 is a terrific camera” .

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Good Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that the Nikon D600 was able to connect to the internet. Abales said on Amazon “On searching the internet I discovered that exactly this problem had occurred for a surprising number of other people”.

One Nikon D600 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review on CNET.com.au “Huge range of connectivity options from headphone monitoring to clean HDMI output”.

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Good Video Capture

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Expert review site G4tv.com wrote four years ago “The Nikon D600 digital camera comes with a 24 megapixel full frame sensor, 1080p video recording and a sleeker HD-SLR body”. Expert website Neocamera.com wrote in their review “Its large 24 megapixels CMOS sensor is capable of shooting continuously at 5.5 FPS and capturing full 1080p HD video”. Expert review site Digitalcameraworld.com wrote in their review “The Nikon D600 announced today is an all new full frame DSLR that offers a 24.3 million pixel sensor, full 1080p video capability and a 39 point auto-focus system”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Four years ago Cnet.com.au said “Classleading image noise”.

One person who reviewed the Nikon D600 reckoned that it was quiet. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their Nikon D600 review on expert website Expert Reviews “A full-frame SLR is something most amateur photographers quietly dream about”.

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Good Flash

One Nikon D600 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it had a good flash.

Quite Large Screen Size

Across all the cameras of this type and age the screen sizes range from 2" to 6.7". At 3.2 inches, the Nikon D600 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Nikon D600 has a GPS, which is unusual. Most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a GPS currently available including the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D600 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the D600 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price] which has better reviews.

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3D Compatible

The Nikon D600 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other SLR cameras that are a similar age to the D600 which are not 3D compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3D compatible digital cameras currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price].

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The Nikon D600 has a quite high megapixel count (24.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the D600. The megapixel counts of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D600 range from 4MP to 52MP.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Nikon D600 supports video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5[plb_1773329_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D600 supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the D600 also support Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5[plb_1773329_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the D600 also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5[plb_1773329_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many SLR cameras that came out around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to look at include the Lumix DMC-GX1[pl_1663553_price], or the Lumix DMC-GX1[pl_1663553_price] both from Panasonic which is cheaper; or the Lumix DMC-G5[pl_1773329_price], or the Lumix DMC-G5[pl_1773329_price] both from Panasonic which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this digital camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price] (sd|sdhc|sdxc) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], and the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price] is also worth considering.

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Nine Diaphragm Blades

The Nikon D600 has more diaphragm blades than most of the SLR cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D600. Most of the similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D600 only have between one and eight diaphragm blades, however this Nikon camera has nine diaphragm blades.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on SLR cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Nikon D600 has a wider light exposure correction than most SLR cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon digital camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction across all cameras of a similar spec and age to the D600.

The worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of digital camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D600 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Nikon camera. The image formats JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this camera.

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900 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon D600 is a digital camera that takes 900 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years take between 230 and 4,199 shots per battery charge.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the D600 the maximum ISO speeds range from 1,600 to 210,000. The Nikon D600 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed (25,600) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the D600.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

The Nikon D600 has one of the more total megapixel counts (24.7 megapixels) amongst SLR cameras of this age. The least total megapixel count of similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D600 is 10MP, the most is 53MP, and the average total megapixel count is 20MP.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon D600 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera has a Neutral photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of this age and spec. The photo effects "Black&White" and "Vivid" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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6016 X 4016 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D600 has a 6016 x 4016 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras of this age and type the best image resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D600 is more than most SLR cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years. The image editing modes "Resizing" and "Trimming" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many SLR cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D600 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D600.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Five ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D600 is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras that have been around for more than two years. The ISO speeds "50", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Big Eye Relief

Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D600 have eye relief of between 15mm and 27mm. The Nikon D600 has one of the bigger eye relief (20.6 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon D600 is more than most SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of this type and age. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Face detection" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon D600 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the D600. The camera file systems "DPOF" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many SLR cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Across all the digital cameras that are a similar age to the D600 the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0031s to 3s. At only 0.005 seconds, the Nikon D600 has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D600.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The Nikon D600 has one of the smallest minimum ISO speed (only 50) amongst SLR cameras of this age. The average minimum ISO speed of SLR cameras that are a similar age to the D600 is 110, and the minimum ISO speed range from 50 to 200.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Nikon D600 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most cameras that came out around the same time as the D600 do not have an image stabiliser. The Nikon D600 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

The average maximum focal length of SLR cameras that were launched around the same time as the D600 is 140mm. The Nikon D600 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (only 75 millimeters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon D600 is more than most SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a -3EV - +1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most frequently found flash exposure correction on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Nikon D600 has a 1280x720@50fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than the 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed found on most cameras of this age and type. In addition, this camera have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@60fps, 1280×720@30fps and 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@25fps. The worst resolution at capture speeds of all SLR cameras that were launched around the same time as the D600 is 640x424@25fps and the best is 1920x1080@60fps.

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Heavy

The Nikon D600 is quite heavy (760 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Across all the SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the D600 the weights range from 230g to 1.5kg.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of SLR cameras that were launched around the same time as the D600 range from 0.01m to 1.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.34m. The Nikon D600 has a quite large closest focusing distance (0.45 meters) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D600.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length

The minimum focal lengths of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D600 range from 4.5mm to 75mm. When compared to other SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the D600 that we have checked, the Nikon D600's minimum focal length of 75 millimeters is one of the longest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Nikon D600

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market for over two years.

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26 May 2014

Can Nikon put a foot wrong in the D-SLR business at the moment? We're not so much talking about a renaissance any more as a belle epoch. The list of recent home runs is truly impressive ? D4,... Read more…

11 March 2014

Let's compare a , and , each with a 35mm f/2 lens. Let's see how well the real-world combinations of lenses and cameras compare. No one ever dares do comparisons aga...

1 May 2013

A feature-packed full-framer that?s ready and willing for action...

Kit price: £2084 Effective resolution: 24.3MP Sensor type: 35.9x24mm CMOS (full-frame) Autofocus: 39 focus points ISO range: 100-6400 (expandable to 50-25,600) Metering: TTL using 2016-pixel RGB...

21 March 2013

Full-Frame DSLR Nikon carved out a new niche with the release of the Nikon D600, which targets new-to-intermediate DSLR users who want a full-frame (FX) sensor camera but don?t need all the... Read more…

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Reviewed 11 March 2016 by Nixon
(Verified Purchase)

Great product. Great seller!

Reviewed 29 November 2015 by Mr. R. J. A. Cammayo
(Verified Purchase)

I have this for more than a year. I loved this with the grip. On and off dust to sensor, nikon fixed it. I quite liking it than my friend's D800...

Reviewed 17 September 2015 by Graeme Brett Houston
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing camera great battery life...

Had initial sensor dust issues, so fixed that myself so that body cleans sensor itself when camera started or shuts down (its there in your menu) so I don't understand why so many people don't use... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2015 by J McMac | 22 Comments

I desperately wanted to love this camera as it was my first FX but I'm just putting it on an auction website. I found I'd pick up the D300 in favour of this (mainly from an ergonomic point of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon f3556, nikon f3556g
Barcodes 00018208132034, 00018208254880, 00018208886241, 00018208924936, 00018208924943, 00018208995615, 00018208995622, 00018208995639, 08033737551639, 08033737551646, 08033737551653, 08033737551660, 08033737551677

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