• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 2500
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D600
  • Leica M-E (Typ 220)
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Nikon D610
D600 vs D610
 
General
Model Number: D600 M-E (Typ 220)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $2699.95 $5450.00
Street Price: $1,899.95 $6,989.00
Date Available: 2012-09-18 2012-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 47.6 oz (1,350 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
20.6 oz (585 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.6 x 4.4 x 3.2 in.
(141 x 113 x 82 mm)
5.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 in.
(139 x 80 x 37 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Kodak KAF-18500
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 18.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm) 864mm2 (36mm x 24mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 6.91 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 No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 94 69
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1 22.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.2 11.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,980 787
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)
5212 x 3472 (18.1 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1280 x 846 (1.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4 2.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
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 No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Leica M bayonet
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) Varies with lens used
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 No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
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 n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD (playback only)
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 20.6mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x 0.68x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x 0.68x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots (307,200 px) 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 2500
Minimum ISO (native): 100 160
ISO Settings: ISO 100 - 6400, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600), Auto (adjustable) Auto, ISO 160 to 2,500 in 1/3EV steps, extendable to ISO 80
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting, custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Flash, Kelvin Setting (2000-12800K), Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 32 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (1.5%) centered on selected focus area Center-weighted with working aperture
Program Auto Exposure: Yes No
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
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 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): 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 Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58).
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) 1/180
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
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)  
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 No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless Threaded cable release
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 2.0
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  
Power
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 1 x proprietary 3.7v 1860mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Free download of Adobe Lightroom 4 for registered owners
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
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. Cost reduced M9. No framing guide selector, no USB port. Available in Anthracite grey paint.