Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Leica C-Lux Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P900 vs C-Lux - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Leica C-Lux Specs

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


  • 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 vs C-Lux: The sensors

Coolpix P900 features a Compact sized sensor, while the C-Lux uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19, the C-Lux's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the Coolpix P900 employs at 28mm² (0.04 A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

Coolpix P900 vs C-Lux: Viewfinder

Coolpix P900 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.33 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

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)

C-Lux (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P900Simulated viewfinder of the C-Lux

Advantage: Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Leica C-Lux Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P900 a better choice

Coolpix P900


Auto Focus points (4)9949
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.

The Coolpix P900 scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica C-Lux

Coolpix P900


Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.33
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)360370
Weighs less (2)900g
(29.0 oz.)
(11.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1978cm³

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.

Yields 35 points for the C-Lux.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P900


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

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P900

Leica C-Lux


We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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