The brand is betting upon 60X optical zoom lens equipped in the Coolpix B600 camera. It seems to be targeted at hobby photographers in the country
Nikon has announced the launch of its latest digital compact camera in India. Dubbed Coolpix B600, the brand claims that it can cover a range of focal length beginning at the wide-angle 24mm equivalent and extending to super-telephoto 1440mm equivalent.
Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director, Nikon India, said, “The latest addition to our ever-evolving product line-up exemplifies Nikon’s desire to provide an imaging experience that differs from the smart devices, amidst the widespread technological advances we see in consumer products today. Great for the everyday user looking to capture high quality memories in both stills and videos, the COOLPIX B600 promises impressive capabilities suitable for use in any situation.”
Nikon Coolpix B600 features
The COOLPIX B600 comes with support for 19 options in the scene mode. Camera settings, as per Nikon, are optimised to capture high quality images. A highly accurate pre-focus function (Pre-AF) and a target finding AF automatically achieves sharp focus in zoom or low-lit shooting scenarios.
Nikon Coolpix B600 is also equipped with vibration reduction to reduce vibration equivalent up to a 3.0-stop increase in shutter speed for stills, and a 4-Axis Hybrid VR system for movies. Furthermore, in macro mode, the B600 camera is able to focus on subjects as close as approximately one centimeter (or 0.4 inches) from the center of the front surface of the lens.
An official statement released by the company read, “When shooting fast-moving subjects or capturing an image while using super-telephoto zoom, subjects once lost can be recaptured instantly by using the snap-back zoom button, which reverts to its previous position when the button is released. Additionally, a side zoom control on the left-hand side of the B600 camera bodies ensure smooth zooming while holding on securely to the lens barrel – this frees up the right hand to be placed on the shutter release button to never miss a moment.”
It is also compatible with SnapBridge 2.5 which, as per the brand, provides users with ways to manage their content and stay connected with automatic transfers of high-quality images to a smart device, and remote camera control from a smart device.