Nikon D600 Review

Announced Sep 13, 2012 •
24 megapixels | 3.2 screen | Full frame sensor
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The Nikon D600 brings full frame functionality to the masses, along with dual SD card slots and 100% viewfinder coverage. Image quality at high ISO sensitivities is outstanding, and a wealth of customization options enables quick access to shooting controls.

Good for

Full frame shooters looking for a smaller, lighter and less expensive alternative to pro-level DSLRs. Photographers who often shoot at high ISOs.

Not so good for

Sports shooters who need wider AF coverage or videographers who demand real-time aperture control and fullscreen HDMI output.

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By: Phil Hall, What Digital Camera (Sep 28, 2012)

For many photographers, Nikon has it the sweet spot with the D600 - a perfect blend of size, image quality, performance and price.

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From Nikon's point of view, the D600 has a tough role to fulfill. Primarily, it's an 'entry level' full frame DSLR designed to appeal to enthusiast photographers looking for the kind of build, image quality and features provided by pro DSLRs at a more affordable price. It's also got to function as a pro model backup, able to tick the same boxes as high end models like the D800 and D4, without...

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