Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Specs
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P900
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300
Coolpix P900 vs DMC FZ300: 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 P900 vs DMC FZ300: Viewfinder
Coolpix P900 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.
The DMC FZ300 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
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)
DMC FZ300 (0.70x)
Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ300
Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon Coolpix P900 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.00||12.00|
|Auto Focus points (4)||99||49|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the built-in GPS.
The Coolpix P900 scores 11 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||12|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||0.92||1.44|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||1.04|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||4096 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||360||380|
|Weighs less (2)||900g|
|More portable (2)||1978cm³|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, 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 the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Coolpix P900: that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P900 and the more compact size.
Yields 23 points for the DMC FZ300.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensitivity||100 - 6400 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Coolpix P900 and DMC FZ300
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P900
Panasonic DMC FZ300
We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ300 as better choice.
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|2||Nikon Coolpix P900||83x|
|3||Canon PowerShot SX70 HS||65x|
|4||Canon PowerShot SX60 HS||65x|
|5||Panasonic DC FZ82||60x|
|6||Nikon Coolpix B600||60x|
|7||Nikon Coolpix B700||60x|
|8||Nikon Coolpix P610||60x|
|9||Canon PowerShot SX540 HS||50x|
|10||Canon PowerShot SX420 IS||42x|