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This review is from: Nikon COOLPIX P600 26463 Red 16.1 MP 60X Optical Zoom 24mm Wide Angle Digital Camera HDTV Output
Pros: The secret of getting good photos is to have your camera with you all the time. The Nikon Coolpix P600 fits the center-console compartment of my car whereas a digital SLR does not. It's easy to tote around all day long; a digital SLR starts to feel like a boat anchor after several hours.
Excellent image quality. Movies look and sound very good. Beautiful camera design. Easy to read menu's. Very nice lens cap and leash. Folding display screen is excellent. Wide-angle/tele switch on the left side is very useful for vertical format photos...it's much easier to get to instead of the one on the shutter button.
Cons: Low light focus ability is only adequate. Movie taking ergonomics are somewhat clunky....sometimes you have to hit the button twice to get it to record. The camera takes a few seconds on start-up before it's ready to record images. The eyepiece diopter wheel settings are too coarse. I can't get a sharp focus in the viewfinder, and I have to put on my reading glasses to see the image in the folding display.
Other Thoughts: I've put about 700-photos on this camera since I bought it. Camera buffs I've shown it to really lust after the anodized red with black accents design. Earlier Nikon's had folding display screens that were almost useless, the P600 has a folding screen like the Canon PowerShot and that's what sold me.
My previous camera was a Canon PowerShot SX20-IS. It lasted about 15,000 photos and about 5-years before the lens started to have problems. The Canon took forever (3-seconds) between shots and you would miss lots of great photos while waiting to take the next shot.
The Nikon, with a fast chip, seems to take almost 2-seconds between shots but the performance has been acceptable so far. I'm sure with burst mode, you could get the shot's you want, but the 'grab' shots won't wait. I can get the lens cap off, hit the ON button and grab a shot somewhat faster with the Nikon compared to the Canon.
I take lots of 'technical' photos of machinery and equipment and the Nikon is clearly better than the Canon.
There will be better cameras coming down the pike in the future...in the meantime, I heartily recommend the Nikon Coolpix P600.
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