Nikon S600 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S600 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: S600
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $179.00
Date Available: 2008-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.3 oz (149 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.5 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(89 x 53 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.34
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 10.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.8 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (100 - 800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; (high sensitivity mode: 100-2000)
White Balance Settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, White Balance Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 1 - 1/1500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224 segment matrix, center-weighted
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Active Child, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close Up, Museum, Fireworks Show, Copy, Back Light, Panorama Assist
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Anytime flash, Flash cancel, Slow sync.
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.5m/1.6ft to 6.5m/21.3ft (W), 0.5m/1.6ft to 3.0m/9.8ft (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 45.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Software Suite CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/Vista; Mac OS X 10.39+
Power
Battery Form Factor: 1 x proprietary EN-EL10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary EN-EL10 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 190
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Vibration Reduction (VR), Face Detection, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, D-Lighting.

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