As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A900 is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs, boutiques, ultra compacts and compacts. The Nikon Coolpix A900's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX740 HS and the PowerShot SX730 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and the Cyber-shot DSC-WX500)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly less expensive ($199.00 vs $366.79) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, is older (february 2016 vs april 2017) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $338.00 vs $199.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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2 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $448.00 vs $199.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
10 months older
$348 - $428

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Longer battery life: 360 shots vs 300 shots
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-WX500 and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $348.00 vs $199.00

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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1 year newer
$319 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $319.00 vs $199.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
10 months older
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Has a GPS
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Longer battery life: 360 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $366.79 vs $199.00

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 380 shots vs 300 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and Coolpix A900

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a screen which flips out, is newer (february 2016 vs february 2014), is slightly less expensive ($199.00 vs $532.00) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/1.4), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,229k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
4 months older
$391

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
6 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$532 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
3 years older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340
2 years older
$328

Significant advantages of the P340 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the P340 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the P340 and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
2 years older
$598

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and Coolpix A900

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs large (133×94×145 mm)), is thinner (1.6" vs 5.4"), is significantly lighter (289 g vs 899 g), is significantly less expensive ($199.00 vs $849.00) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/2.8), has significantly less zoom (35x vs 83.3x), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (7 fps vs 24 fps) and lacks and external mic jack.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly heavier: 660 g vs 289 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 660 g vs 289 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 289 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.6"

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$458 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly more zoom: 83.3x vs 35x
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.4" vs 1.6"
  • Much heavier: 899 g vs 289 g

common strengths of the P900 and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $458.00 vs $199.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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1 year newer
$1,698

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2.4 vs f/3.4
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 921k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 289 g
  • Much thicker: 5.7" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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2 years newer
$478 - $549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.6" vs 1.6"
  • Heavier: 608 g vs 289 g

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 289 g
  • Inexpensive: $477.79 vs $199.00

Nikon Coolpix P1000

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2 years newer
$849 - $997

Significant advantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much more zoom: 125x vs 35x
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much larger: 146×119×181 mm vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Much heavier: 1,415 g vs 289 g
  • Much thicker: 7.1" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the Coolpix P1000 and Coolpix A900

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a screen which flips out and is newer (february 2016 vs september 2011).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the A6000 and Coolpix A900

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 289 g

Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4
1 year older
$179 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the J4 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 7 fps

Significant disadvantages of the J4 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the J4 and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×60×29 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 192 g vs 289 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.6"

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
4 years older
$832 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 7 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the J1 and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 277 g vs 289 g

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
4 months older
$599 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the EOS M10 and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 301 g vs 289 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
5 years older
$329 (body only)
$550 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3100 and Coolpix A900

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (35x vs 4x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is slightly smaller (mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs standard size (116×74×66 mm)), has a slightly longer battery life (300 shots vs 200 shots) and is newer (february 2016 vs february 2014).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/2), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$699

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.4
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Significantly heavier: 558 g vs 289 g
  • Significantly thicker: 2.6" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and Coolpix A900

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X
4 years older
$695

Significant advantages of the G1X (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G1X (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 35x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Shoots significantly slower: 1.9 fps vs 7 fps

common strengths of the G1X and Coolpix A900

  • Incredible zoom: 4x vs 35x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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1 year newer
$1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 35x
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and Coolpix A900

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has way more more zoom (35x vs 1x), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 5 mm), is much larger (mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), lacks and external mic jack, is much heavier (289 g vs 74 g) and is not waterproof.

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
2 years older
$429

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and Coolpix A900

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years older
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and Coolpix A900

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (35x vs 5x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 26 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it is much larger (mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs super compact (95×59×20 mm)), is thicker (1.6" vs 0.8") and is much heavier (289 g vs 119 g).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
similar age
$100

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Mid size (113×67×40 mm)
  • Much lighter: 119 g vs 289 g
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.6"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the Coolpix A900)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and Coolpix A900

  • Inexpensive: $99.74 vs $199.00