Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P900 vs Cyber-shot W830 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 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 W830

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-200mm (8x), f3.3-6.3
  • No WiFi
  • 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 120g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot W830

Coolpix P900 vs Cyber-shot W830: 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 Sony Cyber-shot W830 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P900 a better choice

Coolpix P900

Cyber-shot W830

Higher speed (4, frames/second)71
Auto Focus points (4)991
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.23
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)360210
WiFi (2)
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 that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Coolpix P900 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P900 scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot W830

Coolpix P900

Cyber-shot W830

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.00
Weighs less (2)900g
(29.0 oz.)
120g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1978cm³
(125 cu.in.)
110cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot W830 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the Coolpix P900 and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the Cyber-shot W830.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P900

Cyber-shot W830

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Nikon Coolpix P900 VS Sony Cyber-shot W830 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P900 and Cyber-shot W830

Coolpix P900 und Cyber-shot W830, front viewCoolpix P900 und Cyber-shot W830, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P900 und Cyber-shot W830, view from aboveCoolpix P900 und Cyber-shot W830, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P900

Sony Cyber-shot W830

25
9

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P900 as better choice.

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