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Nikon Coolpix 5600 Review
Date: April 4, 2005
Nikon Coolpix 5600 Review is based on a production
model. All sample images are unretouched, except
5.7mm, Programmed Auto, Multi-Pattern, 1/68 sec.,
F4.9 and ISO Auto
The Nikon Coolpix 5600 is an attractive,
compact, lightweight and affordable digital camera
perfect for first-time digital camera users. It
is strictly a Point-and-Shoot camera for those
who want the camera to take care of exposure for
them -- and the camera does this pretty well.
Its strong points are good handling, excellent
macros, and good quality 5MP images.
Though the Coolpix 5600 has only Auto Mode, it
has lots of useful Scene Modes, including four
scene assist modes to help with picture composition.
It also allows the more advanced amateur photographer
to dial in an exposure compensation and set manual
The Coolpix 5600 is pocketable in a large pants
pocket and extremely light. Thankfully, its handgrip
allows you to operate the camera comfortably.
It uses 2 AA Alkaline or rechargeable NiMH batteries,
and the SecureDigital (SD) memory card.
The Coolpix 5600 is very easy to use and effortlessly
captures good quality images in Point-and-Shoot
Auto mode. It also features a help system to guide
first-time users. It is well-built, is fast with
no practical shutter lag, and will open up a whole
new world to someone new to photography.
See if you fit the Nikon Coolpix 5600 User
|Nikon Coolpix 5600
||Desire a good quality
5MP resolution point-and-shoot digital
camera capable of producing prints of
up to 8x10 in.
||Want a compact and lightweight
digital camera (large pants pocket,
coat pocket) with a good grip.
||Want very good macro capability.
||Take mostly outdoors or
||Want a responsive and
fast digital camera.
||Do not need more exposure
flexibility and are quite happy with
the limitations of a point-and-shoot
geared to first-time digital camera