Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC FZ72 Specs
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ72
Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ72: 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 FZ72: Viewfinder
Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.
The DMC FZ72 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.
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 FZ72 (0.46x)
Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P610
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ72 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 6400 ISO||100 - 3200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||0.92||0.20|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||0.46|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|More portable (2)||1132cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.
The Coolpix P610 scores 18 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ72
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.00||16.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||1||23|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||360||400|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ72 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 16 points for the DMC FZ72.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ72 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DMC FZ72
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P610
Panasonic DMC FZ72
We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon Coolpix P610.
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