Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC FZ200 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ200 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC FZ200 Specs

Coolpix P610

  • 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 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

DMC FZ200

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 125.2 x 86.6 x 110.2mm³ (4.9" x 3.4" x 4.3")
  • 588g (19.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ200

Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ200: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ200: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DMC FZ200 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.30 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 P610 (0.50x)

DMC FZ200 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ200

Better choice: Draw

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ200 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

DMC FZ200

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0012.00
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
WiFi (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ200

Coolpix P610

DMC FZ200

Higher speed (4, frames/second)712
Auto Focus points (4)123
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.921.30
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360500

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ200 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the better viewfinder. We also like the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the DMC FZ200.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

DMC FZ200

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar weight565g588g
Similar size1132cm³1195cm³
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ200 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DMC FZ200

Coolpix P610 und DMC FZ200, front viewCoolpix P610 und DMC FZ200, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und DMC FZ200, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und DMC FZ200, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Panasonic DMC FZ200

15
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon Coolpix P610.

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