Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Nikon Coolpix A900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix A900 - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Nikon Coolpix A900 Specs

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix A900

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-840mm (35x), f3.4-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.0 x 66.5 x 39.9mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix A900

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix A900: The sensors

The DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix A900 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the DMC FZ1000 II is a lot larger than the Coolpix A900's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Nikon Coolpix A900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix A900

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)127
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 1600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.240.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440270

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DMC FZ1000 II is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix A900

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix A900

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
298g
(9.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
300cm³
(19 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix A900 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the Coolpix A900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix A900

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Nikon Coolpix A900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and Coolpix A900

DMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix A900, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix A900, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix A900, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix A900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Nikon Coolpix A900

28
9

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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