Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Nikon Coolpix P900

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Nikon Coolpix P610
Nikon Coolpix P900

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Built-in microphone Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a built-in microphone, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone.
0.6h shorter battery recharge time Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a battery recharge time of 3h, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 3.6h battery recharge time digital camera (0.6h longer).
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).
5 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83x optical zoom digital camera. That's 23x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix P610 (83x). 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 number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a minimum aperture number of 2.8, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 3.3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 larger).
560mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 2,000mm maximum focal length, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is only a 1,440mm maximum focal length digital camera (560mm shorter).
Cheaper by $41
The Nikon Coolpix P900 costs $40.98 less than the Nikon Coolpix P610.
26 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

5 Reasons Against
39% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 60x optical zoom digital camera. That's 23x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (83x). 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 number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a minimum aperture number of 3.3, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 smaller).
A lot shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P610 is only 1,440mm maximum focal length, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2,000mm maximum focal length digital camera (560mm longer).
More expensive by $41
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is $40.98 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix P900.
Less retailers
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is only stocked by 3 stores, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is stocked by 29 shops. 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.
4 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in microphone Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 does.
0.6h longer battery recharge time Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a battery recharge time of 3.6h, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 3h battery recharge time digital camera (0.6h shorter).
Older by ten months
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is ten months older than the Nikon Coolpix P610.
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
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Date Released

13 months Ago 23 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPS
 JPG
 JPS
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.76MP 16.76MP
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Red
 Red

Lens System

Optical Zoom
60x 83x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture Number
3.3 2.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,440mm 2,000mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 258 4.3 - 357
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
16/11 16/12
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 6

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.01 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 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 Sensitivity
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 15s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Pre-flash
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
2 - 4 5 - 7
Flash Range (wide)
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

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 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 At 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
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
BEST
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels 921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

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

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
 Multi-shot
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Image Editing
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
 Multi burst mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
EXPEED C2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 -3 - 1
Scene Modes
 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
Languages Support
 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 Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL23 EN-EL23
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
360 shots 360 shots
Battery Recharge Time
3h
BEST
3.6h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Viewfinder
921,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
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