Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100.

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-ZS100. While Nikon Coolpix P900 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 has 1 inch sensor and 16.1 has a 16.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Nikon Coolpix P900 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100
  Nikon Coolpix P900 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Panasonic
Megapixels 16.1 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 125 - Max 12800
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, 80*, 100*, 125 - 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISOs); 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-area / Custom Multi / 1-area / Pinpoint; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF, Starlight 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, 80*, 100*, 125 - 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISOs); 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 14
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (230,400 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
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 EVF type; 0.2-inch 1160K-dot equiv., Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 1.26x / 0.46x (35mm equiv.), 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 No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/2000
Internal connections Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0 Micro-HDMI (Type D)
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 260 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 32.3 oz (916 g) includes batteries 10.9 oz (309 g) includes batteries
Size 5.5 x 4.1 x 5.4 in. (140 x 103 x 137 mm) 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.7 in. (111 x 65 x 44 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2015-04-15 2016-03-30