• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 50.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D600
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Nikon D610
D600 vs D610
 
General
Model Number: D600 5DS R
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $2699.95 $3899.00
Street Price: $1,899.95 $3,699.00
Date Available: 2012-09-18 2015-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 47.6 oz (1,350 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
33.4 oz (948 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.6 x 4.4 x 3.2 in.
(141 x 113 x 82 mm)
6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 50.6
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 4.14 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 94 86
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1 24.6
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.2 12.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,980 2,308
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)
8688 x 5792 (50.3 MP, 3:2),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
6480 x 4320 (28.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
8688 x 4888 (42.5 MP, 16:9),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5760 x 3240 (18.7 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
7712 x 5792 (44.7 MP, 4:3),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
5120 x 3480 (17.8 MP, Other),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
1712 x 1280 (2.2 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5792 x 5792 (33.5 MP, 1:1),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
3840 x 3840 (14.7 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4 4.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio) .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Canon EF
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR n/a
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)  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 72.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 1.3x and 1.6x crop modes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 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 Phase Detect : 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8, 10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4, and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6; iTR AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 20.6mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots (307,200 px) 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: ISO 100 - 6400, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600), Auto (adjustable) Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 12800 (H1)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting, custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 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 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 n/a
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
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 n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 (up to 1/250 with reduced flash range) 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO-type Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I/UDMA compliant
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio) .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Headphone Jack Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.50 <0.3
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 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.4 4.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28 28
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4 4.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4 4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 12 11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.26 seconds 0.27 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 0.092 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.054 seconds 0.189 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.30 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.054 seconds 0.057 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 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 900 shots 700 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL15, optional MB-D14 battery grip Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or optional battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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. New 50.6-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor without AA filter, Dual DIGIC 6 image processors, EOS iTR AF, 150,000-pixel RGB+IR 252-zone metering, "Fine Detail" Picture Style, 30.5MP 1.3x crop mode and 19.6MP 1.6x crop mode, Full HD 30p video.