Nikon D600 review

6 Nov 2012
Our Rating 
Price when reviewed 
inc VAT

A breakthrough price for a full-frame SLR, but you'd never guess from the features, performance or quality

Basic Specifications

Rating *****
CCD effective megapixels 24.3 megapixels
CCD size 35.9x24mm
Viewfinder optical TTL
Viewfinder magnification, coverage 0.7x, 100%
LCD screen size 3.2in
LCD screen resolution 921,000 pixels
Articulated screen No
Live view Yes
Optical zoom 3.5x
Zoom 35mm equivalent 24-85mm
Image stabilisation optical, in kit lens
Maximum image resolution 6,016x4,016
File formats JPEG, RAW; QuickTime (AVC)


Memory slot 2x SDXC
Mermory supplied none
Battery type Li-ion
Battery Life (tested) 900 shots
Connectivity USB, mini HDMI, microphone, headphone out, optional GPS, optional IR remote
Body material Magnesium alloy, plastic
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1.0x
Kit lens model name Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR
Accessories USB cable, neck strap
Weight 850g
Size 113x141x82mm

Buying Information

Warranty one year RTB
Price £1,545

Camera Controls

Exposure modes program, shutter priority, aperture priority, manual
Shutter speed 30 to 1/4,000 seconds
Aperture range f/3.5-22 (wide), f/4.5-29 (tele)
ISO range (at full resolution) 50 to 25600
Exposure compensation +/-5 EV
White balance auto, 7 presets with fine tuning, manual, Kelvin
Additional image controls contrast, saturation, sharpness, brightness, hue, Active-D Lighting, noise reduction, colour space
Manual focus Yes
Closest macro focus 38cm
Auto-focus modes 39-point
Metering modes multi, centre-weighted, centre
Flash auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, rear curtain, red-eye reduction
Drive modes single, continuous, interval, self-timer, AE bracket, WB bracket, flash bracket, ADL bracket, HDR, multiple exposure

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