General

Nikon Coolpix P600 Nikon Coolpix P500
Brand
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Nikon Nikon
Lowest price
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$699.99 $545.98
Announced
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February 2014 February 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm 1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
Megapixels
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16.1 MP 12.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO None

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP 9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4632 × 3472 4016 × 3008
Pixel size
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1.7 µm² 2.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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921k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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Yes Yes

Lens

Zoom
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60x 36x
Wide angle
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24 mm 23 mm
Telephoto
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1,440 mm 828 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.3 f/3.5
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/6.5 f/5.7
Macro focus
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1.0 cm 1.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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125×85×107 mm 116×84×103 mm
Depth
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4.2" 4.1"
Weight
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565 g 481 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Digital
Viewfinder size
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Unknown Unknown

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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120 fps 240 fps
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Unknown n/a
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 480p @ 100fps
  4. 480p @ 120fps
  5. 720p @ 25fps
  6. 720p @ 30fps
  7. 720p @ 50fps
  8. 720p @ 60fps
  9. 1080p @ 15fps
  10. 1080p @ 25fps
  11. 1080p @ 30fps
  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 480p @ 120fps
  5. 720p @ 30fps
  6. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Yes
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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No No
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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330 shots 220 shots
Continuous shooting
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7 fps 10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/5000s
Min
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15s 2s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No No
External connection
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No No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
Nikon Coolpix P600
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