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Advantages of the Nikon P900

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Zoom
More zoom
83.3x vs 60x
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More than 90% more zoom
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The P900's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Battery life
Longer battery life
360 shots vs 330 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
20 mm vs 24 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size
Smaller
130×94×119 mm vs 140×103×137 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Weight
Lighter
616 g vs 899 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
4.7" vs 5.4"
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More than 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              P900360 shots
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)330 shots
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              P9005.4"
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)4.7"
              Weight Heavy Help
              P900899 g
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)616 g
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Size Large Help
              P900140×103×137 mm
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)130×94×119 mm
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              P90015s
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)4s
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing

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              Nikon Coolpix P900
              Coolpix P900
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              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
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