Model Name: Nikon D600 
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Successor: Nikon D610
D600 vs D610
Model Number: D600
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $2699.95
Street Price: $1,173.58
Date Available: 2012-09-18
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 47.6 oz (1,350 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.6 x 4.4 x 3.2 in.
(141 x 113 x 82 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony
Effective Megapixels: 24.3
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 94
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,980
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6016 x 4016 (24.2 MP, 3:2),
4512 x 3008 (13.6 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2008 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1968 (5.8 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 85mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 85mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.54x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/4.5 - f/29 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 72.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Multi-CAM 4800FX; Contrast-detect AF in Live View & Movie modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 20.6mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: ISO 100 - 6400, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600), Auto (adjustable)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting, custom
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (1.5%) centered on selected focus area
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene (portrait, landscape, child, sports, close up, night portrait, night landscape, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dusk/dawn, pet portrait, candlelight, blossom, autumn colors, food, silhouette, high key, low key), HDR, Active D-Lighting
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Front-curtain sync, Slow sync, Rear-curtain sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync; built-in flash supports wireless Commander mode
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 (up to 1/250 with reduced flash range)
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO-type Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Headphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.50
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.51
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 36
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.58
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 12
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.54 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.218 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.054 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.30 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.054 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full AF lag, Auto-area Mode = 0.335s LV: Full AF lag, Sigma 70mm = 1.78s Full AF lag, kit lens = 1.54s Prefocused = 0.218s
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.0 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 900 shots
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL15, optional MB-D14 battery grip
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Notes & Features: 24.3MP full frame (35.9 x 24mm) CMOS sensor, EXPEED 3 processor, 5.5 fps burst mode, 150K shutter, locking mode dial, dual SD card slots, UHS-1 compliant, uncompressed Full HD 8-bit video streaming via HDMI, stereo mic jack, headphone jack.

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