As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix P900 is also often compared to pro DSLRs, entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams, travel zooms and compacts. The Nikon Coolpix P900's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix P1000 and the Coolpix B700) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX60 HS and the PowerShot SX70 HS)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P900 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a slightly longer battery life (360 shots vs 300 shots), has a built-in GPS 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 wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), lacks and external mic jack, is older (march 2015 vs january 2017) and doesn't support an external flash.

Nikon Coolpix P1000

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3 years newer
$849 - $997

Significant advantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the P900)

  • Much more zoom: 125x vs 83.3x
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the P900)

  • Significantly larger: 146×119×181 mm vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • No built-in GPS
  • Much shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 360 shots

common strengths of the Coolpix P1000 and P900

  • Great zoom: 125x vs 83.3x
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
5 months older
$431 - $449

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the P900)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the P900)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the SX60 HS and P900

  • Inexpensive: $430.69 vs $458.00

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the P900)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the P900)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and P900

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
1 year newer
$339 - $459

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the P900)

  • Smaller: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • Lighter: 565 g vs 899 g

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the P900)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and P900

  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 360 shots
  • Inexpensive: $339.00 vs $458.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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3 years newer
$478 - $549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the P900)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the P900)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and P900

  • Inexpensive: $477.79 vs $458.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
1 year older
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the P900)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the P900)

  • Less zoom: 50x vs 83.3x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 360 shots

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and P900

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $448.00 vs $458.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
1 year older
$1,877 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the 70D and P900

  • None found

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
10 months newer
$1,399 - $1,797 (body only)
$2,114 - $2,397 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D500 and P900

  • None found

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
4 years older
$555 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the 60D and P900

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
similar age
$629 - $697 (body only)
$997 - $1,150 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D7200 and P900

  • None found

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years older
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3200 and P900

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6s

Canon EOS Rebel T6s
similar age

Significant advantages of the T6s (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T6s (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the T6s and P900

  • None found

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
2 years older
$709 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D7100 and P900

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
1 year older
$473 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3300 and P900

  • None found

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
1 year newer
$468 - $597 (body only)
$500 - $647 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5600 and P900

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P900 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has much more zoom (83.3x vs 3.6x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a screen which flips out, has a slightly longer battery life (360 shots vs 265 shots) and is newer (march 2015 vs june 2012).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,229k dots), is much larger (large (140×103×137 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)) and takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
1 year newer
$532 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and P900

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the P900)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the P900)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and P900

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P900 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has much more zoom (83.3x vs 20x), has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a built-in GPS, has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots) and significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 4 mm), is much larger (large (140×103×137 mm) vs compact (96×55×25 mm)), has a slightly shorter battery life (360 shots vs 500 shots), is thicker (5.4" vs 1") and is much heavier (899 g vs 166 g).

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
1 year newer
$199 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the P900)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 5.4"
  • Much lighter: 289 g vs 899 g

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the P900)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly less zoom: 35x vs 83.3x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and P900

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
2 years older
$779

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX300 (vs the P900)

  • Much smaller: Compact (96×55×25 mm) vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 360 shots
  • Much thinner: 1" vs 5.4"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX300 (vs the P900)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly less zoom: 20x vs 83.3x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the DSC-WX300 and P900

  • Great battery life: 500 shots vs 360 shots

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V
1 year older
$266

Significant advantages of the HX60V (vs the P900)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller: Mid size (108×64×38 mm) vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.5" vs 5.4"

Significant disadvantages of the HX60V (vs the P900)

  • Significantly less zoom: 32.2x vs 83.3x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the HX60V and P900

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $265.79 vs $458.00

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P900 compared to compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a much larger screen (3" vs 2"), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a screen which flips out and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it is much larger (large (140×103×137 mm) vs super compact (65×45×35 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (7 fps vs 30 fps), lacks and external mic jack and is older (march 2015 vs march 2018).

GoPro Hero6 Black

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2 years newer
$498

Significant advantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the P900)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 5.4"
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the P900)

  • No built-in flash
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Hero6 Black and P900

  • None found

GoPro Hero (2018)

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3 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the P900)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Large (140×103×137 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 5.4"
  • Much lighter: 117 g vs 899 g

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the P900)

  • No built-in flash
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and P900

  • None found