As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix P60 is also often compared to travel zooms and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix P60's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the LS755) and Samsung (such as the Galaxy Camera)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P60 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), is newer (january 2008 vs september 2004) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), is significantly larger (compact (96×64×36 mm) vs super compact (89×55×23 mm)), is thicker (1.4" vs 0.9"), is slightly heavier (210 g vs 145 g) and doesn't support an external flash.

Kodak LS755

Kodak LS755
3 years older

Significant advantages of the LS755 (vs the P60)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (95×62×25 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the LS755 (vs the P60)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the LS755 and P60

  • Each has a built-in flash

Pentax Optio A20

Pentax Optio A20
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Optio A20 (vs the P60)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (89×55×23 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the Optio A20 (vs the P60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Optio A20 and P60

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P60 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is significantly lighter (210 g vs 300 g) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 21x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a built-in GPS and has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 4.8").

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera
4 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the Camera (vs the P60)

  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 36 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the Camera (vs the P60)

  • Significantly heavier: 300 g vs 210 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Camera and P60

  • Fairly small: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.4"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon P60 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (96×64×36 mm) vs professional size (125×85×107 mm)), is thinner (1.4" vs 4.2"), is significantly lighter (210 g vs 650 g) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/3), has slightly less zoom (5x vs 60x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 22 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (153k dots vs 922k dots).

Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610
7 years newer
$730

Significant advantages of the P610 (vs the P60)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 153k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the P610 (vs the P60)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.2" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly heavier: 565 g vs 210 g

common strengths of the P610 and P60

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 210 g
  • Thin: 4.2" vs 1.4"

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
6 years newer
$431 - $449

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the P60)

  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 153k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the P60)

  • Significantly larger: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.5" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly heavier: 650 g vs 210 g

common strengths of the SX60 HS and P60

  • Fairly small: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 210 g
  • Thin: 4.5" vs 1.4"

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
6 years newer
$244

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the P60)

  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 153k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the P60)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 1.4"
  • Heavier: 508 g vs 210 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L830 and P60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×91 mm) vs Compact (96×64×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 508 g vs 210 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 1.4"