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.
Nail the shot from most any distance
60x optical zoom, 120x Dynamic Fine Zoom
The COOLPIX B600’s 60x optical zoom takes you from wide-angle 24mm*1 to super-telephoto 1440mm*1, with the option of going all the way to approx. 2880mm*1 using 120x*2 Dynamic Fine Zoom. Capture everything from vast landscapes to close-ups of distant subjects. Select Macro on the Mode Dial and get as close as approx. 0.4 in. from your subject and reveal hidden details.
*1 35mm-format equivalent.
*2 Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of optical zoom.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
VR image stabilization
A Nikon technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake.
Maximum high ISO available on the camera is 6400 ISO.
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
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
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
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.
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 video offers a resolution of 1080p, with an aspect ratio of 16:9.
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 is a new feature available on select Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras that extends the zoom range electronically 2x with minimal image degradation.
± 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.