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April 2009, Nikon COOLPIX P6000by Backpacker Magazine
Backpacker Magazine awarded the Nikon COOLPIX P6000 with a 2009 Editors’ Choice Award. Backpacker’s staff stated that the P6000 was in a class of its own due to its built-in GPS unit and ability to capture crisp and color-rich photos with amazing clarity. Backpacker Magazine found the 2.7-inch LCD screen, full manual shooting modes, pop-up flash and the Optical and LCD Viewfinder helpful and versatile. Overall, the P6000 was declared the first affordable GPS-enabled digital camera for backpackers and hikers alike.
January 19, 2009, Nikon COOLPIX P6000by Damon Webster
Photo Induced’s Damon Webster said in his January review that the COOLPIX P6000 will provide any photographer with “excellent photographic results.” Taking this camera on an assignment to Paris, Webster noted the camera’s “smaller, lighter and more compact” size is a big plus while traveling. The in-camera GPS easily tracked where all Webster’s photos were taken for later reference. Webster concluded by saying “it did what we expected, in a nice compact, light package.”
January 18, 2009, Nikon COOLPIX P6000by Jeff Keller
DC Resource’s Jeff Keller was astounded by the COOLPIX P6000’s plethora of features in his January review. Keller noted that features such as geo-tagging and the picture bank, which takes full advantage of the Ethernet port, makes this camera an extraordinary buy and plenty “bang for the buck.” Keller also stated that the Optical VR image stabilization worked well at clearing image blur. Keller concluded by saying that even though the camera is geared toward the enthusiast, the COOLPIX P6000 has many features that even a beginner can appreciate.
October 2008, Nikon COOLPIX P6000by Will Safer
Will Safer of Popular Science recently reviewed the Nikon COOLPIX P6000. Safer was amazed with the P6000's GPS feature and its ability to add the latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates of the location where a picture was taken. Though some camera phones already come with GPS features, Safer stated that no camera phone packed the photo-taking abilities of the COOLPIX P6000. Safer later praised the P6000 because of its 13.5 megapixels, its 4x zoom lens and its low-light shooting up to ISO 6400 sensitivity.
August 7, 2008, Nikon COOLPIX P6000by John Biggs
New York Times tech reporter John Biggs was impressed with the newly launched Nikon COOLPIX P6000. Biggs claimed that travelers would enjoy the P6000's built-in GPS sensor and the ability to geo-tag photos while land lovers would take full advantage of the built-in Ethernet port. Biggs emphasized the P6000's rugged, magnesium alloy construction along with its 4x optical zoom lens, 13.5 megapixels and light sensitivity up to ISO 6400.