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Nikon Coolpix B600

Nikon Coolpix B600
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Nikon Coolpix B600 review: specs and price

Nikon Coolpix B600
Nikon Coolpix B600
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Why is Nikon Coolpix B600 better than the average?

  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/4000svs1/2823s
  • Volume
    983.11cm³vs9418.96cm³
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.96"
  • Optical zoom
    60xvs11.99x
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.39
  • Maximum focal length
    1.44mvs276.65mm
  • Minimum focal length
    24mmvs26.11mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Nikon Coolpix B600

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2.Weather sealed
Nikon Coolpix B600

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

3.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon Coolpix B600

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

For example

Leica D-Lux 7

4.Has a hot shoe
Nikon Coolpix B600

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

5.Is a system camera
Nikon Coolpix B600

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

6.weight

500g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

Optics

1.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Nikon Coolpix B600

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

3.maximum light sensitivity

6400 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

4.optical zoom

60x

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix B600

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

6.megapixels

16MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Nikon Coolpix B600

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

For example

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

3.Has timelapse function
Nikon Coolpix B600

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nikon Coolpix B600

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Nikon Coolpix B600

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

6.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon Coolpix B600

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Nikon Coolpix B600

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Nikon Coolpix B600

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nikon Coolpix B600

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

5.has stereo speakers
Nikon Coolpix B600

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

6.Has a zoom microphone
Nikon Coolpix B600

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Battery

1. longer battery life

280shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Nikon Coolpix B600

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon Coolpix B600

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Nikon Coolpix B600

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.internal storage

83MB

Best

Light L16

256GB

6.wireless charging
Nikon Coolpix B600

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Features

1.Has WiFi
Nikon Coolpix B600

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Nikon Coolpix B600

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Nikon Coolpix B600

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

4.can be controlled remotely
Nikon Coolpix B600

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

5.has an accelerometer
Nikon Coolpix B600

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

6.Has dual card slots
Nikon Coolpix B600

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

For example

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

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