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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P900
C-Lux vs Coolpix P900: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix P900 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 P900'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
C-Lux vs Coolpix P900: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The Coolpix P900 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
Coolpix P900 (0.50x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||7|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||0.92|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||360|
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P900: the lower weight than the Coolpix P900 and the more compact size.
The C-Lux scores 35 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P900
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||99|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the articulated display and the built-in GPS.
Yields 8 points for the Coolpix P900.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix P900
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P900
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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