• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Nikon D610
D600 vs D610
 
General
Model Number: D600 S6500
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $2699.95 $219.95
Street Price: $1,899.95 $144.00
Date Available: 2012-09-18 2013-01-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 47.6 oz (1,350 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
5.4 oz (153 g)
Size: 5.6 x 4.4 x 3.2 in.
(141 x 113 x 82 mm)
3.8 x 2.3 x 1.0 in.
(95 x 58 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 16.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No 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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG JPEG, MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
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 n/a
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 8 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 85mm 25 - 300mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 85mm 4.5 - 54mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.54x 12.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/4.5 - f/29 (tele) f/3.1 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - ??; electronically controlled ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 72.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 4x
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 Contrast Detection: Auto (9-area automatic selection), Center, Face priority, Manual (focus area can be selected using the touch panel), Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 20.6mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots (307,200 px) 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
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 (125-1600), Fixed Range Auto (125-400, 125-800), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto exposure mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting, custom Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (1.5%) centered on selected focus area 256-segment matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2X), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
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 TBD
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 4.0m (1ft. 8in. to 13ft.) [T]: 1.2 to 2.0m (3ft. 8 in. to 6 ft. 6 in.)
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 n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 78.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes 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 Built-in Wi-Fi, Mini (Type-C) HDMI
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 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   150 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 900 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL15, optional MB-D14 battery grip Proprietary EN-EL19
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL19 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 Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
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. Lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR), Full HD 1080p movies, Built-in Wi-Fi; 5 new Glamor Retouch effects: Brighten Face, Reduce Dark Circles, Whiten Eyes, Whiten Teeth, Redden Cheeks. Available in a variety of colors including silver, black, red, and orange.