Pros

  • True wide-angle lens
  • Big, bright LCD

Cons

  • Slow to take first shot
  • Sub-par image quality

At A Glance

The S600 is a wide-angle beast, but the trade-offs are a noticeable shutter lag and mediocre picture quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

  • 10 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches
  • 4x Optical Wide-Angle Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens
  • Incredible, Bright 2.7-inch Wide Angle of View High Resolution LCD
  • Optical VR Image Stabilization
  • World's Fastest Startup in Its Class
  • Auto adjusts up to ISO 3200
  • Nikon In-Camera Innovations: In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-Priority AF, D-Lighting
  • All New, Stylish, All-Metal Design slips right into your shirt pocket or purse!
  • The Specs

    Battery Information
    Battery Built-in No
    Battery Included Yes
    Display & Graphics
    Screen Size 2.70 "
    Effective Camera Resolution 10.0 Megapixels
    General Information
    Manufacturer Nikon Corporation
    Manufacturer Part Number 25594
    UPC Code 018208255948
    Brand Name Nikon
    Product Name Coolpix S600 Compact Camera
    Marketing Information
  • 10 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches
  • 4x Optical Wide-Angle Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens
  • Incredible, Bright 2.7-inch Wide Angle of View High Resolution LCD
  • Optical VR Image Stabilization
  • World's Fastest Startup in Its Class
  • Auto adjusts up to ISO 3200
  • Nikon In-Camera Innovations: In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-Priority AF, D-Lighting
  • All New, Stylish, All-Metal Design slips right into your shirt pocket or purse!
  • Product Model S600
    Product Type Compact Camera
    Image
    Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
    Lens
    Optical Zoom 4.0 x
    Digital Zoom 4.0
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
  • Coolpix S600 Digital Camera
  • USB Cable UC-E6
  • Audio and Video Cable EG-CP14
  • Strap AN-CP18
  • Rechargeable Battery EN-EL10
  • Battery Charger MH-63
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.1"
    Width 3.5"
    Depth 0.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 4.59 oz
    Video
    Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Poor
    Color Poor
    Sharpness Good
    Distortion Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 54.2
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 44.2
    Number of Shots 260.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 141.5
    Image Quality Score Fair
    Image Quality, Distortion 57.2
    Image Quality, Exposure 47.2
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 46.2
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 47.3
    Image Quality, Color 52.0