Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic DMC TZ56 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P900 vs DMC TZ56 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic DMC TZ56 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

DMC TZ56

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-480mm (20x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.8 x 62.2 x 32.4mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.3")
  • 224g (7.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ56

Coolpix P900 vs DMC TZ56: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Panasonic DMC TZ56 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P900 a better choice

Coolpix P900

DMC TZ56

Auto Focus points (4)9921
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
Longer battery life (3, photos)360350
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P900 scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ56

Coolpix P900

DMC TZ56

Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Weighs less (2)900g
(29.0 oz.)
224g
(7.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1978cm³
(125 cu.in.)
215cm³
(14 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ56 are that the camera is faster, the lower weight than the Coolpix P900 and the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the DMC TZ56.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P900

DMC TZ56

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)16.0016.00
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Panasonic DMC TZ56 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P900 and DMC TZ56

Coolpix P900 und DMC TZ56, front viewCoolpix P900 und DMC TZ56, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P900 und DMC TZ56, view from aboveCoolpix P900 und DMC TZ56, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P900

Panasonic DMC TZ56

15
8

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P900 as better choice.

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