Nikon P600 with Pentax RZ18 Comparison

Nikon P600 and Pentax RZ18 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • September, 2011
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-1440 mm (60x) F3.3-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 25-450 mm (18x) F3.5-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 7.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 125 x 85 x 107 mm, 565g.
  • 97 x 61 x 33 mm, 178g.
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Nikon P600 Scores


Imaging score
22
Features score
63
Value for money score
67
Portability score
77
Overall score
51

Pentax RZ18 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
37
Value for money score
54
Portability score
96
Overall score
36

Pentax Optio RZ18 with Nikon Coolpix P600 Overview


Let's compare Nikon Coolpix P600 with Pentax Optio RZ18. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Nikon P600 was released in 2014, and Pentax RZ18 in 2011. Coolpix P600 is newer, which is a plus. Optio RZ18 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (Coolpix P600), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Coolpix P600 has electronic viewfinder, and the Optio RZ18 doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon Coolpix P600 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon Coolpix P600 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Coolpix P600 Optio RZ18
Brand Nikon Pentax
Model Coolpix P600 Optio RZ18
Announced February, 2014 September, 2011
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 4
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.50 2.80
Flash Modes TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 12800 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 330 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL23 D-LI92
Physical
Weight 565 g 178 g
Physical Dimensions 125 x 85 x 107 mm 97 x 61 x 33 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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