Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix S9900 - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 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 S9900

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 10800 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-750mm (30x), f3.7-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112.0 x 66 x 39.5mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix S9900

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix S9900: The sensors

The DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix S9900 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 S9900'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 S9900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix S9900

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)127
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.240.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 10800
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440300

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. 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 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix S9900

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix S9900

Auto Focus points (4)4999
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
298g
(9.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
292cm³
(18 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix S9900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 10 points for the Coolpix S9900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix S9900

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Nikon Coolpix S9900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and Coolpix S9900

DMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix S9900, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix S9900, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix S9900, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix S9900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Nikon Coolpix S9900

29
10

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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