Nikon Coolpix P900 Review

Overall Score

56

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-2000 mm (83.3x) F2.8-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 921k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 140 x 103 x 137 mm, 899g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: Coolpix P1000

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Nikon Coolpix P900 Overview


First introduced in March, 2015, Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Nikon replaced Coolpix P900 with Nikon P1000. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon P900 with Nikon P1000


Nikon P900 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix P900

Sensor resolution of Nikon P900 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon P900 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon P900


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P900 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Articulating Screen
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
360 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
6.5 Lens at Tele
921k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P900 has an Overall Score of 56/100 and ranked #100 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #380 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon P900 Scores
Imaging score
22
Features score
73
Value for money score
71
Portability score
59
Overall score
56
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P900


Nikon Coolpix P900 weighs 899g and has external dimensions of 140 x 103 x 137mm (5.51 x 4.06 x 5.39"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Nikon P900 is 511 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon P900 is more by 27mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P900
899g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P900
137mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P900 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P900

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P900 Dimensions Coolpix P900
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 899 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Nikon Coolpix B700 Nikon B700 565 g 899 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Nikon Coolpix P1000 Nikon P1000 1415 g 899 g 146 x 119 x 181 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Nikon Coolpix P610 Nikon P610 565 g 899 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 899 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Sony HX400V 660 g 899 g 130 x 93 x 103 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic FZ300 691 g 899 g 132 x 92 x 117 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Nikon Coolpix P600 Nikon P600 565 g 899 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P900


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P900
Announced March, 2015
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 921
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 11.50
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 360 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL23
Physical
Weight 899 g
Physical Dimensions 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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