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Nikon 610 Digital Camera

16MP 14x CMOS 2x Dec 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
14x Optical Zoom And Highly Efficient VR Image Stabilization The 14x Zoom NIKKOR ED Glass Lens Covers A Focal Range Of 25 Mm Wide-angle To 350 Mm Telephoto, Providing Beautiful Results Whether... More
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22 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 15,328 expert and user reviews for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 610 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average display diagonal of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2.8", and the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price] both from Fujifilm or the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon 610 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price], the Nikon S6400[plb_1794412_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price], and the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] all from Fujifilm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon 610 supports video capability, unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 610 which do not support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], the Sony DSC-HX60V[plb_2166574_price], and the Nikon S6400[plb_1794412_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 610 have optical zooms of between 0.17x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. With an optical zoom of 14 times zoom factor, the Nikon 610 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 610.

If this Nikon camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] (20x), or the DSC-HX60V[pl_2166574_price] (30x) both from Sony or the Nikon Coolpix S9600[plb_2196636_price] (22x) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 610 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 610 also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price], the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Nikon 610 has a fairly small closest focusing distance (only 0.01 meters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 610. Across all the similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 0.2m.

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Has One White Balance

The Nikon 610 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 610.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The Nikon 610 is a two number of batteries supported camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 610 is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 610.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon 610 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 610 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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99 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

99 auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Nikon 610 is a 99 auto Focus (AF) points digital camera. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 255 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports Thirteen ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon 610 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivitys "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 350 millimeters, the Nikon 610 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon 610 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 610.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

Compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon 610 has a fairly many total megapixels (16.79 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon 610 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon digital camera). In addition, this Nikon camera supports a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Digital cameras of this age and spec video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Small Digital Zoom

Cameras that were launched around the same time as the 610 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Nikon 610's digital zoom is one of the smallest amongst digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 610.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon 28[plb_1877145_price] (4x and cheaper); or the S6400[pl_1794412_price] (4x and higher rated), or the S6800[pl_2118627_price] (4x and higher rated) both from Nikon.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 610 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the 610 do have an image stabilizer.

Other cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might also want to look at include the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price], the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 610 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of this age and spec also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], the Sony DSC-HX60V[plb_2166574_price], or the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have a GPS (satellite). The Nikon 610 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price], or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm or the Sony DSC-HX60V[plb_2166574_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon 610 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 610 are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 610 range from 20g to 840g. With a weight of 240 grams, the Nikon 610 is one of the heavier compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 610 amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Only 120 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon 610 is a camera that takes 120 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Nikon 610 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 610.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 96 percent, the Nikon 610 has one of the narrowest field of views amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The field of views of digital cameras of this age and type range from 96% to 100%.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon 610 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 610. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Nikon 610 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 610. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 610 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Nikon 610 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Only Features Two Light Meterings

The Nikon 610 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on cameras of this age and spec. The light metering "Centre-weighted" is also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon 610 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that came out around the same time as the 610.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 125, the Nikon 610 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the 610. The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 10, the biggest is 160, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 93.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 610

Price Has Increased by £5.01

The price of the 610 has increased by £5.01 in the last 33 days.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel

The Nikon 610 has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 16MP cameras and we think the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], and the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price] both from Fujifilm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to look at the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price] (16.2MP and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (18.2MP and higher rated); or the Nikon 28[plb_1877145_price] (20.1MP and cheaper).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon 610 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price] both from Fujifilm or the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

If the sensor type of this compact camera digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon 28[plb_1877145_price] (CCD and cheaper); or the Panasonic DMC-SZ8[plb_2232116_price] (CCD and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
Connection to PC
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Night Mode
On/off Switch
Panorama
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR
Auto Exposure

Expert Reviews

13 December 2014

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The Nikon Coolpix 610 has an aboveaverage feature set for its street price, including a backsideilluminated CMOS sensor and 14x zoom, and uses AA batteries for power
The Nikon Coolpix 610 has an above-average feature set for its street price, including a backside-illuminated CMOS sensor and 14x zoom, and uses AA batteries for power
Good general responsiveness
Picture quality at wideangle
Easy to use
Shooting performance, while better than most in this category, is too slow for photos of kids and pets
Battery life is short with alkaline batteries
Flash must be manually popped up and the optical zoom doesn't work while recording video
TN screen, tight viewing angles
Audio quality in video mode

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon f3556, nikon w28300, nikon f3556g, nikon w28300m, nikon w28300mm
Barcodes 00018208133048, 00018208929122, 00018208929160, 00018208929207, 00616932805516

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