• 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1440.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus PEN-F
  • Nikon Coolpix B600
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Predecessor:   Nikon B500
B500 vs B600
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General
Model Number: PEN-F B600
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1199.99 $329.95
Street Price: $999.00 $326.95
Date Available: 2016-03-01 2019-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 15.3 oz (434 g)
includes batteries
17.6 oz (500 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.5 in.
(125 x 72 x 37 mm)
4.8 x 3.2 x 3.9 in.
(122 x 82 x 99 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 16.1
Sensor Format: 4/3 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 226.2mm2 (17.40mm x 13.00mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.36 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG  
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 74  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 894  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.4 7.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (15p/12.5p)
640x480 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds n/a
Lens: n/a Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 16 elements in 11 groups including 1 Super ED and 4 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 1,440mm
Focal Length (actual):   4.3 - 258mm
Zoom Ratio:   60.00x
Aperture Range:   f/3.3 or f/6.5 (wide) / f/?? (tele); Electromagnetic 6-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x (4x in movie mode) Up to 4x; Up to 2x with Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points) Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 2.36M-dot OLED, 1.08x - 1.23x magnification, 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,360,000 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.62x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.23x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 200 125
ISO Settings: AUTO: ISO Low (80) - 25600 (customizable, Default: 80-1600); Manual ISO: Low (80) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB (Kelvin), One-touch WB (4); WB Tuning: +/-7 steps along A-B / G-M axis Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/1600 - 1 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control 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: Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv.,Panning, 3D*2, Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color), Picture Mode (i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filters, Color Profile Control, Monochrome Profile Control), Photo Story, HDR1/2, Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite. *1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite; *2 For 3D lens (H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only Smart Portrait, Backlighting, Beach, Bird-watching, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Moon, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Smart Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 10 or 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: 80.0 megapixels No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1 (FULL) - 1/64) Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.0 m / 29.5 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Bundled FL-LM3 flash has GN of 9m/ISO 100 Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.8m [T]: 1.5 to 3.4m
Max Flash Sync: 1/250  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG  
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 83.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release, optional remote cable RM-UC1 or via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB connector compatible with optional remote cable RM-UC1 Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.85  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.95  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.4 7.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 43 7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.5  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 39  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 29  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.14 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.092 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.41 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.070 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.8 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 330 shots 280 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video: 80 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLN-1 Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLN-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.