The Nikon Coolpix 600 is mostly gets compared to super zooms and pro digicams. The Nikon Coolpix 600's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix B500) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G16)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix 600 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (mid size (110×60×45 mm) vs prosumer size (114×78×95 mm)), is thinner (1.8" vs 3.7"), is slightly lighter (220 g vs 541 g) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 23 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (0.8 MP vs 9.7 MP) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (none vs 7.4 fps).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
18 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix 600)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix 600)

  • Thicker: 3.7" vs 1.8"
  • Heavier: 541 g vs 220 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Coolpix 600

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Mid size (110×60×45 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 220 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.8"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix 600 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly less expensive ($406.61 vs $599.99).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/3" 5.27x3.96mm vs 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3") and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16
15 years newer
$600

Significant advantages of the G16 (vs the Coolpix 600)

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Significant disadvantages of the G16 (vs the Coolpix 600)

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common strengths of the G16 and Coolpix 600

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