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Nikon D600 Digital Camera Review

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

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Image Quality

Aside from the obvious difference in megapixel resolution, the D600 seems to offer few advantages or disadvantages over the D800's image quality, but for $1000 less, that's amazing. We're particularly impressed by this camera's color accuracy, which surpasses the D800, as well as its noise reduction capabilities, which hang in there with the very best cameras on the market today.

Sadly, some of the D800's problem areas have also been carried over. White balance, especially the automatic algorithm, struggles under all lighting conditions except the sun. Still, image quality is fantastic overall and every obstacle present in our testing can be overcome with patience or preparation.

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Sections

  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
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