Nikon Coolpix P610 Review

April 6, 2015 | Jack Baker |
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Specifications

Effective pixels 16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
Image sensor 1/2.3-in. type CMOS, Total pixels: approx. 16.76 million
Lens NIKKOR lens with 60x optical zoom
Focal length 4.3 – 258 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 – 1440 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)
F-number f/3.3 – 6.5
Lens construction 16 elements in 11 groups (4 ED lens elements and 1 super ED lens element)
Magnification Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 5760 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Lens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF
Focus range [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to infinity, Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
AF-area mode Target finding AF, face priority, manual (spot), manual (normal), manual (wide), subject tracking
Viewfinder Electronic viewfinder, 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 921k-dot LCD with the diopter adjustment function (–3 – +1 m-1)
Frame coverage Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.) diagonal, Approx.921k-dot, (RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 6-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD
Storage media SD, SDHC, SDXC
File system DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
Storage file formats Still images: JPEG, Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (pixels) 16 M 4608 x 3456, 8 M 3264 x 2448, 4 M 2272 x 1704, 2 M 1600 x 1200, VGA 640 x 480, 16:9 12 M 4608 x 2592, 16:9 2 M 1920 x 1080, 3:2 14 M 4608 x 3072, 1:1 12 M 3456 x 3456
ISO sensitivity ISO 100 – 1600, ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode), Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12800) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Exposure metering Matrix, center-weighted, spot
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, exposure compensation (–2.0 EV – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter type Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/4000 – 1s, 1/4000 – 15 s (when ISO sensitivity is 100 in M mode)
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Aperture Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm
Aperture range 8 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range (approx.) [W]: 0.5–7.5 m (1 ft 8 in. – 24 ft), [T]: 2.0 – 4.0 m (6 ft 7 in. – 13 ft)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Exposure compensation In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between –2 and +2 EV
USB Micro-USB connector, Hi-Speed USB, Do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21 for Micro-USB connector. Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)
HDMI output HDMI micro connector (Type D)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency 2412 – 2462 MHz (1 – 11 channels)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight) Approx. 10 m (10 yd)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security Open system, WPA2-PSK
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols Infrastructure
GPS - location data GPS Receiving frequency: 1575.42 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84 GLONASS Receiving frequency: 1598.0625 MHz – 1605.3750 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23 (included), AC Adapter EH-67A (available separately)
Charging time Approx. 3 h (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)
Battery life Approx. 360 shots when using EN-EL23
Actual battery life for movie recording Approx. 1 h 30 min when using EN-EL23
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 125.0 x 85.0 x 106.5 mm (5.0 x 3.4 x 4.2 in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 565 g (1 lb 4.0 oz) (including battery and memory card)
Operating environment - temperature 0°C – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)
Operating environment - humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories Lens Cap LC-CP29 (with cord), Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P, USB Cable UC-E21, Camera Strap