Nikon Coolpix B600

Get closer to special moments.
Do what smartphones simply can’t. Compact and lightweight, the COOLPIX B600 packs amazing zoom power—up to 60x optical zoom with Lens Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) to keep the shots sharp and steady. And when you need more reach, Dynamic Fine Zoom effectively doubles that reach to 120x. Comfortable handling, simple menus and a Mode Dial make it easy to select the right photo or video settings for your situation and to apply creative filters and effects. Record steady Full HD videos with 4-Axis Hybrid VR, create star trails, macro images and video montages with ease, and then share your creations, or control the camera, with a compatible smartphone or tablet.
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Nikon COOLPIX B600 photo of a family on a wooden swing

Beautiful results, even in challenging light

16 megapixel low-light sensor and cutting-edge technology

With a 16 megapixel low-light sensor, Nikon’s advanced EXPEED image-processing engine and high-performance NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX B600 takes beautiful photos and videos, even in low-light. Lens Shift VR with an effective equivalent to a shutter speed 3.0 stops* faster helps you take sharp, crisp images at any zoom range. When shooting video, 4-Axis Hybrid VR (lens shift VR + electronic VR) keeps your shot steady, even if you’re moving around with the camera.

*Based on CIPA Standards. Measured at approx. 350mm (35mm-format equivalent).

Nikon COOLPIX B600 photo of plants on a patio, with a creative effect, inset with the original photo

Creativity is built in, but you can still take the credit

19 scene modes and 36 creative effects

In challenging situations, simply select from 19 Scene Modes and the camera automatically optimizes its settings. Easily capture light trails like the flow of car lights or motion of stars with the Multiple Exposure Lighten scene mode. Create flattering portraits by applying effects such as Skin Softening and Foundation Makeup. Apply 36 different artistic effects and filters to give your images a special look, while preserving your original photo.
Photo of a woman holding the Nikon COOLPIX B600 in her hands with a kayaker on the LCD

Fun and easy to use

Smart, simple controls and handling

Lightweight, compact and easy to carry, the COOLPIX B600 keeps you in charge as your subject or situation changes. The 10-position Mode Dial offers instant access to the shooting mode you want. Smoothly, steadily zoom in and out using the comfortably placed side zoom control. When shooting at super-telephoto distances, press the Snap-back Zoom button for a momentary wide view so you can easily reacquire your subject.
Photo of the back of the Nikon COOLPIX B600 with kayakers on the LCD

Tell your stories with video

Full HD videos with stereo sound and Short Movie Mode

The COOLPIX B600 isn’t just about stills—it can shoot beautiful, steady Full HD 1080/60i (50i) videos with 4-Axis Hybrid VR and stereo audio, too. Create and share exciting video montages with Short Movie Show mode, which combines multiple videos into a single 30-second movie collage that can have Special Effects and four types of soundtracks. You can even capture stills while recording.
Photo of the Nikon COOLPIX B600 and a smartphone with a photo of a kayaking dad and two sons on the LCDs of both devices

Always connected

Unleash new possibilities with a compatible smartphone

Install Nikon’s SnapBridge 2.5 app on a compatible smartphone or tablet and unlock exciting new capabilities with the COOLPIX B600. Built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) maintain a constant connection between the app and your camera, so each shot you take automatically transfers to your smartphone or tablet for sharing, editing with photo apps or uploading to your favorite sites. You can even use the SnapBridge app to control your camera remotely.

Technology

  • VR image stabilization

    VR image stabilization

    A Nikon technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake.
  • ISO 6400

    ISO 6400

    Maximum high ISO available on the camera is 6400 ISO.
  • CMOS

    CMOS

    Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor, one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras. The Nikon COOLPIX CMOS image sensor with a backside illumination structure increases the amount of light that each pixel receives. The resulting improvement in noise and sensitivity reduction makes the select COOLPIX cameras more capable when shooting night scenes or in dark indoor situations.
  • Smart Portrait System

    Smart Portrait System

    Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions, including In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™, Improved Face-Priority AF, Face Priority AE, Smile Mode, Blink Warning, Skin Softening and D-Lighting.
  • Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto Mode

    Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto Mode

    Nikon COOLPIX cameras are so smart they know what kind of picture you’re taking and can automatically select from six commonly used scene modes, eliminating the mode-setting procedure and streamlining the shooting process.
  • Target Finding AF

    Target Finding AF

    Select COOLPIX digital cameras utilize the Target Finding AF feature which instantaneously assesses the intended subject and automatically adjusts the AF area according to its size to assure clearly focused images.
  • Subject Tracking

    Subject Tracking

    COOLPIX cameras and select D-SLRs in Live View mode, maintain focus on a moving subject using a contrast detection system, which is based on the principle that objects in a scene that are in focus display the highest contrast.
  • Full HD

    Full HD

    Full HD video offers a resolution of 1080p, with an aspect ratio of 16:9.
  • Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi

    Refers to wireless technology and wireless communication. In photography, it’s most commonly the wireless transmission of images directly from a camera to a computer in order to achieve a swifter workflow.
  • Dynamic Fine Zoom

    Dynamic Fine Zoom

    Dynamic Fine Zoom is a new feature available on select Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras that extends the zoom range electronically 2x with minimal image degradation.
SnapBridge

± WI-FI COMPATIBILITY

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

Using the SnapBridge App
System Requirements
Android 6.0, 6.0.1 or later, 7.0 or later, 8.0 or later, 9.0 or later, 10
iOS 11.4, iOS 12.4
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.

Updating to Version 2.6.1
Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.

Make sure your camera’s firmware is updated to the current.
Compatible cameras:
D500, D7500, D5600, D3500, D3400, D780, D850
Z 50, Z 7, Z 6
COOLPIX W150, A1000, A900, A300, B700, B600, B500, P950, P1000, W100, W300
KeyMission 80

Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S and later, iPad® 5th Generation and later, iPhone X or later).
There is no guarantee this app will run on all devices.

For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.

Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

All Nikon trademarks are trademarks of Nikon Corporation.

Dynamic Fine Zoom magnification is calculated from the full-wide end of optical zoom.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nikon Corporation and its Affiliates is under license.

LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.

Technical Specs

    • Type

    • Compact digital camera

    • Effective pixels

    • 16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

    • Image sensor

    • 1/2.3-in. type CMOS Total pixels: approx. 16.76 million

    • Lens

    • NIKKOR lens with 60 x optical zoom

    • Focal length

    • 4.3 to 258 mm angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 1440 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

    • Maximum aperture

    • f/ 3.3 to 6.5

    • Construction

    • 16 elements in 11 groups (4 ED lens elements and 1 super ED lens element)

    • Digital zoom magnification

    • Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 5760 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

    • Vibration reduction

    • Lens shift (still images) Combination of lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

    • Autofocus system

    • Contrast-detect AF

    • Focus range

    • [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞ [T]: Approx. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to ∞ Macro mode: [W]: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to ∞ [T]: Approx. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to ∞ (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)

    • Focus-area selection

    • Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF

    • Monitor size

    • 7.6 cm ( 3 -in.) diagonal

    • Monitor resolution

    • Approx. 921 k-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment

    • Frame coverage (shooting mode)

    • Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Frame coverage (playback mode)

    • Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Media

    • SD, SDHC, SDXC Internal memory (approx. 83 MB)

    • File system

    • DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

    • File formats

    • Still images: JPEG Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

    • Still images

    • 16 M (High) 4608×3456(Fine), 16 M 4608×3456, 8 M 3264×2448, 4 M 2272×1704, 2 M 1600×1200, VGA 640×480, 16:9 12 M 4608×2592, 1:1 3456×3456

    • Movies

    • 1080/30p, 1080/25p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 720/30p, 720/25p, 480/30p, 480/25p, HS 480/4x, HS 1080/0.5x

    • ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)

    • ISO 125 to 1600 ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)

    • Metering method

    • Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)

    • Exposure modes

    • Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)

    • Shutter type

    • Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

    • Shutter speed

    • 1/1600 to 1 s 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting) 25 s (Star trails in Multiple exp. Lighten scene mode)

    • Self-timer

    • 10 s, 3 s

    • Type

    • Electromagnetic 6-blade iris diaphragm

    • Range

    • 8 steps of 1/3 EV (W)

    • Built-in flash

    • Yes

    • Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)

    • [W]: 0.5 to 6.8 m (1 ft 8 in. to 22 ft) [T]: 2.0 to 3.4 m (6 ft 7 in. to 11 ft)

    • Control

    • TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

    • USB connector

    • Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)

    • HDMI output connector

    • HDMI micro connector (Type D)

    • Standards

    • IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

    • Operating frequency

    • 2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)

    • Maximum output power

    • 11.3 dBm (EIRP)

    • Authentication

    • Open system, WPA2-PSK

    • Communication protocols

    • Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

    • Operating frequency

    • Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz

    • Maximum output power

    • Bluetooth: 3.1 dBm (EIRP) Bluetooth Low Energy: 2.12 dBm (EIRP)

    • Power sources

    • One EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included) EH-62F AC Adapter (available separately)

    • Charging time

    • Approx. 2 h (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)

    • Battery life of still shooting

    • Approx. 280 shots when using EN-EL12{sup(*1)}

    • Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording)

    • Approx. 1 h 5 min (when using EN-EL12){sup(*1)}{sup(*2)}

    • Tripod socket

    • 1/4 (ISO 1222)

    • Dimensions (WxHxD)

    • Approx. 121.6 x 81.5 x 99.2 mm ( 4.8 x 3.3 x 4.0 in.) (excluding projections)

    • Weight

    • Approx. 500 g ( 17.7 oz ) (including battery and memory card)

    • Temperature

    • 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

    • Humidity

    • 85% or less (no condensation)

    • Supplied Accessories

    • Strap, LC-CP29 Lens Cap (with cord), EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter (A plug adapter is attached depending on the country or region of purchase. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase. The EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter may be included instead of the EH-73P, depending on the country or region where you purchased the camera.), UC-E21 USB Cable

  • 1. All measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. *1 Battery life does not reflect the use of SnapBridge and may vary with the conditions of use, including temperature, the interval between shots, and the length of time that menus and images are displayed. *2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 29 minutes in length, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording. The maximum size of a single movie file is 4 GB. If a file exceeds 4 GB even when you record for less than 29 minutes, recording ends.

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