Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


New PortraitPro 12 SALE + 10% OFF code EPZROS814

Nikon introduce Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600

Nikon introduce Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600 - 5.1 and 4.0 effective megapixels respectively with 3x zoom

 Add Comment

Category : Compact Cameras
Share :

Nikon Coolpix 5600Nikon introducte the Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600 - two new digital compact cameras with impressive image quality and packed with enhanced in-camera features that are easy to use, making them ideal for beginners of all ages.

With a stylish look and comfortable grip, the Coolpix 5600 and 4600 make the user feel at ease and ready to shoot right away. The cameras feature a large, bright 1.8 inch LCD monitor that makes it easy to compose shots and to view the results.

In addition to making operation even more convenient, both cameras have been designed to consume significantly less power, This enables the user to shoot almost twice as many shots with alkaline batteries compared to other entry level Nikon digital cameras.*

The Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600 have 5.1 and 4.0 effective megapixels respectively which enable them to deliver high quality images which exceed that of most entry level digital compact cameras. The cameras also feature 3x optical Zoom-Nikkor lens.

Furthermore, the Coolpix 5600 and 4600 not only allow the user to achieve truly pleasing quality with minimal preparation, but they also stand apart from other cameras in their class with the handy ability to automatically improve the quality of recorded images with the touch of a button. Nikons exclusive D-Lighting function, for example, can be selected in Playback mode automatically recovering and compensating for insufficient flash or excessive back lighting in order to obtain balanced exposure throughout the frame.

Nikons Advanced In-Camera Red-Eye Fix has the ability to automatically detect and correct red eyes in most situations. Both cameras are additionally equipped with Blur Warning, which alerts the user when a shot is compromised by camera shake, allowing another shot to be taken to achieve the optimal result.

The Coolpix 5600 and 4600 have been created with compact dimensions, making them easy to carry and attractive to the frequent user. To keep operation simple the Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600 feature the same handy Scene Modes that have made the Coolpix lineup such a success. Scene Modes are easy to use simply select the mode that most closely fits the subject, such as Sunset or Portrait, then leave the camera to select the appropriate settings automatically. The Coolpix 5600 and 4600 also feature an entirely new Underwater Scene Mode, that when using the optional WP-CP3 waterproof case is perfect for shooting scenes while snorkeling or scuba diving.

A choice of five Color Options allows the photographer to have more fun with digital photography, enabling them to select one before shooting to change the entire feel of a shot by making it sepia or black-and-white, for example. The Coolpix 5600 and 4600 also have 14MB of internal memory, which enables images to be recorded without additional memory media. The cameras are compatible with SD cards, which enable a large number of shots to be stored.

The Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600 make it easy to capture action in an expressive manner with movie shooting capability. Both cameras offer a choice of three different movie modes TV, Small and Smaller and the Coolpix 5600 has the ability to capture video with sound. They can also be easily connected to a TV, making it simple to share the results.

Printing is made easy with the Coolpix 5600 and 4600. PictBridge compatibility makes it possible to print directly to a compatible printer, without the need for a PC. Both cameras come bundled with Nikons own PictureProject software, which is user-friendly and offers a broad selection of versatile functions.

Both cameras are compatible with the new dedicated waterproof case, WP-CP3, available as an optional accessory, offering sub-aqua shooting at depths of up to 40 meters.

* Under CIPA-compliant test conditions, the Nikon E5600 and Nikon E4600 can shoot almost twice as many shots with alkaline batteries as the Nikon E4100.

Nikon Coolpix 5600 and 4600 feature highlights

Easy operation.
The Coolpix 5600 and Coolpix 4600 are easy to use. In fact theyve been designed to appeal not only to beginners of all ages, but also to people whove never even considered buying a digital camera before. With a redesigned graphic user interface that lets the user navigate functions by either name or icon, they enable the total beginner to find the right mode at the right moment to achieve pleasing results time after time. There is also a handy new Help button that displays a straightforward description for each selected function on the main menu. The Coolpix 5600 and 4600 also feature a large 1.8-inch LCD monitor. As both cameras have been designed to consume much less power, it is possible to take almost twice as many images when using alkaline batteries in comparison with other entry level digital cameras.

Shots that impress. Shots you can improve.
You shouldnt have to be an expert photographer to expect pleasingly sharp images with appropriate exposure. In fact, armed with powerful 3x optical Zoom-Nikkor 35-105mm* and 34-102mm* lenses and the clarity of 5.1 and 4.0 megapixels respectively, the Coolpix 5600 and 4600 make it easy for even total beginners to produce shots they can be proud of. Furthermore, under certain common circumstances, they allow the user to improve the quality of the results in-camera. The handy Advanced In-Camera Red-Eye Fix function automatically detects, and then corrects red eyes in-camera, turning shots compromised by flash into pleasing night portraits. And the highly impressive D-Lighting function automatically recovers and compensates for excessive back light or insufficient flash transforming the quality of such recorded images at the touch of a button.

* 35mm [135] equivalent.

Nikon Coolpix 5600 and 4600 other features
* Compact and easy-to-carry dimensions of 85 x 60 x 35mm (3.3 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.) (W x H x D)
* Light weight - approximately 130g (4.6 oz.) (without battery and memory card)
* Attractive, ergonomic grip for comfortable, confident shooting
* BSS (Best Shot Selector) automatically selects and saves the best exposure from ten sequential shots
* 4 of the 16 Scene Modes offer Scene Assistance (Portrait, Night Portrait, Sports, Landscape)
* Noise Reduction automatically achieves more faithful color reproduction in some Scene Modes
* Time zone function allows local time to be set easily anywhere
* USB compatibility enables swift transfer of image data to PCs
* Voice memo function (not available on Coolpix 4600) records up to 20 seconds of sound that can then be attached to an image
* All buttons located on camera back for easy operation
* 4x digital zoom capability
* Single AF and Continuous AF selectable in Movie Mode
* Choice of White Balance: Auto with TTL control, 5-mode manual (Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy and Speedlight) and Preset
* Allows direct printing to PictBridge-compatible printers
* Options for playback: Single, 4- and 9-segment thumbnail, Slideshow
* Built-in Speedlight: features settings for Auto, Red-eye Reduction by pre-flash, Anytime flash, Flash cancel and Slow sync.

Nikon Coolpix 5600 and 4600 Specifications
Type of camera Digital camera E5600/E4600
Effective pixels 5.1 million (E5600)/ 4.0 million (E4600)
CCD 1/2.5-inch type (5.36 million total pixels)/ 1/2.5-inch type (4.23 million total pixels)
Image modes E5600: High (2592*), Normal (2592), Normal (2048), PC (1024), TV (640) / E4600: High (2288*), Normal (2288), Normal (1600), PC (1024), TV (640)
Lens E5600: 3x Zoom-Nikkor; 5.7-17.1mm [35mm (135) format equivalent to 35-105mm]; f/2.9-4.9; 7 elements in 6 groups / E4600: 3x Zoom-Nikkor; 5.7-17.1mm [35mm (135) format equivalent to 34-102mm]; f/2.9-4.9; 7 elements in 6 groups; Digital zoom Up to 4x
LCD monitor 1.8-inch type, 80,000-dot amorphous silicon TFT LCD monitor with brightness adjustment; frame coverage: approx. 97% horizontal and vertical (shooting)
Storage media Internal memory: approx. 14MB, SD memory card
Shooting modes Auto, Scene Assistance (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait), Scene (Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back light, Panorama assist, Underwater), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Blur warning, Date imprint, Self-timer (10 sec.)
Movie E5600: with sound / E4600: without sound; TV movie (640) at 15fps, Small size (320) at 15fps, Smaller size (160) at 15fps
Capture modes 1) Single, 2) Continuous (1.3fps; up to 3 frames), 3) Multi-shot 16 (16 consecutive frames 1/16 in size)
Number of frames E5600 (5M): (w/ Internal memory): High (2592*) approx. 5, Normal (2592) approx. 10 E4600 (4M): (w/ Internal memory): High (2288*) approx. 7, Normal (2288) approx. 14
Shutter speed 4-1/3,000 s
Built-in Speedlight Range: 0.4-3.3m / 1.3 - 10.8 ft. (W), 0.4-2.0m / 1.3 - 6.6 ft. (T); Flash modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (Advanced Red-eye Reduction), Anytime Flash, Flash Cancel and Slow sync.
Interface USB
I/O terminal USB, E5600 Audio/Video (NTSC or PAL selectable) out, E4600 Video (NTSC or PAL selectable) out
Supported languages German/English/Spanish/French/Italian/Dutch/Swedish/Japanese/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese/Korean selectable in menu display
Power requirements Two EN-MH1 Rechargeable batteries, two LR6 (AA-size alkaline) batteries, two ZR6 (AA-size nickel manganese) batteries, two FR6 (AA-size lithium) batteries
Battery life (approx.) E5600: 220 images with two AA-size alkaline batteries, 340 images with two EN-MH1 Rechargeable batteries/ E4600: 230 images with two AA-size alkaline batteries, 360 images with two EN-MH1 Rechargeable batteries (based on CIPA standard*)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 85 x 60 x 35mm (3.3 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.)
Weight Approx. 130g (4.6 oz.) (without battery and memory card)
Supplied Accessories Strap, USB cable, Audio Video cable (E5600), Video cable (E4600), *two LR6 (AA-size alkaline) batteries or Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery EN-MH1-B2, Battery charger MH-71), PictureProject CD-ROM

Optional Accessories AC adapter EH-62B, Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery EN-MH1-B2, Battery Charger MH-71, Soft case, Waterproof case WP-CP3

*Industry standard for measuring life of camera batteries. Measured at 25C (77F); zoom adjusted with each shot, built-in Speedlight fired with every other shot, image mode set to Normal.
Not available in some countries or areas.

PictureProject System Requirements

Macintosh
OS Mac OS X (10.1.5 or later)
RAM 64MB (128MB with RAW images) or more recommended
Hard disk 60MB required for installation
Display 800 x 600 with 16-bit color (full color recommended)
Others CD-ROM drive required for installation

Windows
OS Windows XP Home Edition / Professional, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows Me, Windows 98SE pre-installed models
RAM 64MB (128MB with RAW images) or more recommended
Hard disk 60MB required for installation
Display 800 x 600 with 16-bit color (full color recommended)
Others CD-ROM drive required for installation

View Directory Page : Nikon

Explore More

Join ePHOTOzine and remove these ads.

There are no comments here! Be the first!


Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.