Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX95 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P900 vs Cyber-shot HX95 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX95 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

Cyber-shot HX95

  • 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 HX95

Coolpix P900 vs Cyber-shot HX95: 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 Cyber-shot HX95: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot HX95 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 P900 (0.50x)

Cyber-shot HX95 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P900Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX95

Better choice: Draw

Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX95 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P900 a better choice

Coolpix P900

Cyber-shot HX95

Auto Focus points (4)991
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.920.64
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P900 scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX95

Coolpix P900

Cyber-shot HX95

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0018.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)360390
Weighs less (2)900g
(29.0 oz.)
243g
(7.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1978cm³
(125 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX95 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Coolpix P900. Another advantage over the Coolpix P900: the more compact size.

Yields 22 points for the Cyber-shot HX95.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P900

Cyber-shot HX95

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX95 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P900 and Cyber-shot HX95

Coolpix P900 und Cyber-shot HX95, front viewCoolpix P900 und Cyber-shot HX95, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P900 und Cyber-shot HX95, view from aboveCoolpix P900 und Cyber-shot HX95, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P900

Sony Cyber-shot HX95

10
22

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX95 as better choice.

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