Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Nikon Coolpix P900

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Nikon Coolpix P610
Nikon Coolpix P900

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Better expert reviews
Based on 10 expert reviews, the average review score of the Nikon Coolpix P610 is 83%, however the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix P900 is 75% (based on 26 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 23x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix P610 (83xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

18% smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a minimum aperture of 2.8, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 3.3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 larger).
1mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a maximum focal length of 2,000mmmm, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is only a 1,440mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (1mm shorter).
13 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
39% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 60xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 23x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (83xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

16% larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a minimum aperture of 3.3, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 smaller).
Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a maximum focal length of 1,440mmmm, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2,000mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (1mm longer).
Less retailers
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is stocked by 14 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
1 Reason Against
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix P900's average expert score is only 75%, however the Nikon Coolpix P610's is 83% (based on 10 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
4 Awards
Ephotozine: Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 22 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
16MP 16MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPS
 JPG
 JPS
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.76MP 16.76MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Red
 Red

Lens System

Optical Zoom
60x 83x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
3.3 2.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
1,440mm 2,000mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 258 4.3 - 357
Lens Structure
16/11 16/12
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 6

Focusing

Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 15s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
2 - 4 5 - 7
Flash Range
0.5 - 7.5 0.5 - 11.5
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 656 x 488
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 656 x 488
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@15fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels 921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Built-In Processor
EXPEED C2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
-3 - 1 -3 - 1
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Moon
 Dusk
 Night portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Moon
 Dusk
 Night portrait
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Height
85mm 103.2mm
Depth
106.5mm 137.4mm
Width
125mm 139.5mm
Weight Including Battery
565g
BEST
899g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL23 EN-EL23
Shot Per Battery Charge
360 shots 360 shots
Battery Recharge Time
3h 3.6h
BEST

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB

Technical Details

Viewfinder
921,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
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