Conclusion: 12 megapixels, a 4X optical zoom lens, a large bright 2.7 inch LCD and a nice set of point-and-shoot features â€“ thatâ€™s the Nikon Coolpix S620. The cameraâ€™s LCD is viewable in low and bright light and the camera has good build quality and ergonomics. A rotary wheel on the rear of the Coolpix S620 assists in navigating menus, changing settings and scrolling through other options.
Pros: Good quality and sharp pictures till ISO 400; ISO 800 usable if youâ€™re desperate, Solid build quality with metal tripod mount and rotary wheel, Sharp and visible LCD display, Easier to use 2009 Nikon menu system and interval timer shooting, Smart Portrait, motion detection and auto scene selection features, Good camera speed and performance, Nice playback mode â€“ Quick Retouch and D-Lighting tools included
Cons: Edge softness and color fringing in photos, No manual controls, Camera skimps on info display in both shooting and playback modes, So-so average movie mode; no HD capability, no zoom allowed and audio sync problems
Excerpt: The Nikon Coolpix S620, a well-designed, entry-level compact, but with more features behind the scenes than meets the eye. Does the Nikon S620 have a unique enough sell point for it to land in...
Excerpt: With an emphasis on fast start-up and response times, the Nikon Coolpix S620 is one of the higher-end models of the Coolpix line of digital cameras. In this review, we’ll take a look at the S620’s features and capabilities.
Summary: Being as digital cameras are almost universally great these days, gazing over a display case at a camera store can be a dazzling experience. What Nikon's cameras bring to the table isn't a revolutionary array of new technology, but rather a nice mix of form and function. Nikon cameras are edgy and capable, and come in very attractive bodies -- the COOLPIX S620 is no exception.
An ultra-stylish Nikon camera with a 12.2-megapixel sensor and a 0.7-second start-up time.
Good Gear Guide.au
1 October 2009
Summary: The Nikon CoolPix S620 is an above average product that excels in several areas, most notably size and speed. It's also very stylish and comes with plenty of beginner-friendly features. Well worth checking out.
Summary: The Nikon Coolpix S620 is the S630's smaller sibling, but it looks and handles better. Picture quality is good and the 4x zoom's wideangle capability makes the S620 more practical than the S630 in most everyday situations.
Pros: Compact size, Attractive styling, Quick start-up, Useful 4x wideangle zoom, Good definition and colours
Cons: Confusing autofocus technologies, Subject-tracking capability is only moderately effective