Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Coolpix P900 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Nikon Coolpix P900 has a 16.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a 12.1 MP resolution.

  Nikon Coolpix P900 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
  Nikon Coolpix P900 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Panasonic
Megapixels 16.1 12.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 7 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (230,400 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.5cm (0.2-in.), approx. 921K-dot equivalent LCD, 100% coverage; with the diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1); eye sensor 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/4000
Internal connections Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0 Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 32.3 oz (916 g) includes batteries 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries
Size 5.5 x 4.1 x 5.4 in. (140 x 103 x 137 mm) 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $596.95 Buy from Amazon for $397.99
Release Date 2015-04-15 2015-10-15