Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Compare

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C-Lux vs Coolpix P900 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Specs

C-Lux

  • 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 P900

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-2000mm (83x), f2.8-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 137.4 x 103.2 x 139.5mm³ (5.4" x 4.1" x 5.5")
  • 900g (29.0 oz.)

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.

C-Lux (0.53x)

Coolpix P900 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the C-LuxSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P900

Advantage: Leica C-Lux

Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice

C-Lux

Coolpix P900

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.330.92
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)370360
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
900g
(29.0 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
1978cm³
(125 cu.in.)

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

C-Lux

Coolpix P900

Auto Focus points (4)4999
Articulated monitor (2)
GPS (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

C-Lux

Coolpix P900

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix P900

C-Lux und Coolpix P900, front viewC-Lux und Coolpix P900, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und Coolpix P900, view from aboveC-Lux und Coolpix P900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix P900

35
8

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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