Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic DC TZ96 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P900 vs DC TZ96 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Panasonic DC TZ96 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

DC TZ96

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68.8 x 41.6mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.6")
  • 328g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC TZ96

Coolpix P900 vs DC TZ96: 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 DC TZ96: Viewfinder

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

The DC TZ96 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)

DC TZ96 (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P900Simulated viewfinder of the DC TZ96

Better choice: Panasonic DC TZ96

Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P900 a better choice

Coolpix P900

DC TZ96

Higher speed (4, frames/second)75
Auto Focus points (4)9949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P900 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC TZ96

Coolpix P900

DC TZ96

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.30
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)360380
Weighs less (2)900g
(29.0 oz.)
328g
(10.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1978cm³
(125 cu.in.)
321cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC TZ96 are the higher resolution, 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 22 points for the DC TZ96.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P900

DC TZ96

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P900 and DC TZ96

Coolpix P900 und DC TZ96, front viewCoolpix P900 und DC TZ96, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P900 und DC TZ96, view from aboveCoolpix P900 und DC TZ96, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P900

Panasonic DC TZ96

14
22

We recommend Panasonic DC TZ96 as better choice.

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