Nikon P6000 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P6000 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: P6000
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 9.5 oz (270 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.
(107 x 66 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 13.5
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.80 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 35
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 19.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 129
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4224 x 3168 (13.4 MP, 4:3),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2376 (10.0 MP, 16:9),
3168 x 3168 (10.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), .NRW raw
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/15)
320x240 (15)
Movie File Format: AVI
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Nikkor ED, 9 elements in 7 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect, Multi-area AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL optical, real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (64 - 800), High Sensitivity Auto (64 - 1600), Fixed Range Auto (64 - 100 / 200 / 400), 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200*, 6400* (at reduced 3 megapixel resolution)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment matrix, center-weighted, spot, spot AF area
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, SPorts, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close-up, Museum, Fireworks, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist
Self Timer: 10 and 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Off, Fill, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 to 6.0m (W), 0.3 to 3.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: .NRW raw
Movie File Format: AVI
Included Memory: 48.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input, Wired LAN
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.44
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 5.38
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 8
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.58
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.74
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.305
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.88
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.058
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 3.0
Play -> Record Time: 0.7
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 7.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: EN-EL5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x EN-EL5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 260
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical image stabilization, Hot-shoe, built-in GPS.

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