Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix A900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs Coolpix A900 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix A900 Specs


  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

Coolpix A900

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-840mm (35x), f3.4-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.0 x 66.5 x 39.9mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix A900

C-Lux vs Coolpix A900: The sensors

The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix A900 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the C-Lux is a lot larger than the Coolpix A900's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix A900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice


Coolpix A900

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO80 - 1600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370270

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The C-Lux scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix A900


Coolpix A900

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
(9.6 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
(19 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix A900 are the higher resolution, the articulated display and the lower weight than the C-Lux. Another advantage over the C-Lux: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the Coolpix A900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Coolpix A900

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix A900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix A900

C-Lux und Coolpix A900, front viewC-Lux und Coolpix A900, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und Coolpix A900, view from aboveC-Lux und Coolpix A900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix A900


We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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