back to Logo usat smarthome 3d00d0583dd95af3f7ce8dd6c5b121640f13c9e2513cef3241fb16a5d3f4960d
Tested by experts 06d9a64036647e73500f0390c533b110047acb1d8dfcda07834106364a611f86
  • Best of Year 2013
  • Editors' Choice

Nikon D600 Digital Camera Review

Nikon's D600 is just a strong as the D800, minus the extra resolution.

$1,299.99 at Amazon
8.7 score Tested by Experts


Building off the surprise success of the popular D800, and recognizing the demand for a cheaper full frame camera, Nikon announced the D600 at this year's Photokina. The incredible 36-megapixel sensor found on the D800 does not return, instead we trade down to a still-impressive 24.3 megapixel CMOS. Other key features include a 39-point autofocus system, ISO sensitivity that maxes out at 25,600, continuous shooting at 5.5 frames per second, and 1080p HD video recording.

But let's be honest, the best feature is still that tiny price tag. The D600 retails for only $2,099, going head-to-head with the Canon 6D in the newly-formed "affordable" full-frame market.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Nikon D600, take a look at these other interchangeable lens cameras.


  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Hardware
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Usability
  15. Ease of Use
  16. Handling
  17. Controls
  18. Speed
  19. Features
  20. Video Features
  21. Specs & Ratings

News and Features

Iris lens hero

These Lenses Attach to Your Phone With a Bungee Cord

Quit fumbling with bulky detachable smartphone lenses.

Ibm watson trend hero apple watch flickr lwy

IBM's Supercomputer Knows What Your Kids Want

Surprising no one, tech gadgets reign supreme.

Black friday apps hero

7 Apps to Help You Survive Black Friday Shopping

Looking for the best Black Friday deals? These apps will help

Sx710 hero

The 9 Best Black Friday Camera Deals of 2015

Get everything you need without overspending with these camera deals.

Royal society hero 1

These Inspiring Photos Show Science's Beautiful Side

Chosen from over 1,000 entries, this photo reveals nature at her best.

Leica m crop hero

Leica Releases "Entry Level" M (Type 262) Rangefinder

Focusing on the basics, Leica's latest ditches video and live view.

Sony a7r ii hero

2015 Best of Year Camera Awards

From professional DSLRs to pocket-sized powerhouses, these are the best cameras of the year.

Sony a7 ii review hero 2

With New Update, Sony A7 II Gets Uncompressed RAW Mode

Sony brings one of the A7R II's best features to its low-cost cousin.


Fujifilm Debuts 35mm f/2 WR and 1.4x Teleconverter

The X-series gets another prime, and a new teleconverter to boot.