Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot HX99 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX99 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

Cyber-shot HX99

  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 102 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 243g (7.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX99

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot HX99: 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 Cyber-shot HX99: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot HX99 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.64 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)

Cyber-shot HX99 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX99

Better choice: Draw

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot HX99

Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.920.64
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the better viewfinder and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 6 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX99

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot HX99

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0018.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)360390
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
243g
(7.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX99 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P610: the lower weight than the Coolpix P610 and the more compact size.

Yields 24 points for the Cyber-shot HX99.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot HX99

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and Cyber-shot HX99

Coolpix P610 und Cyber-shot HX99, front viewCoolpix P610 und Cyber-shot HX99, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und Cyber-shot HX99, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und Cyber-shot HX99, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Sony Cyber-shot HX99

6
24

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX99 as better choice.

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