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Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Ricoh GR II

Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Ricoh GR II

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Nikon Coolpix P900
Ricoh GR II

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has an image stabilizer, but the Ricoh GR II does not have an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

99% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83x optical zoom digital camera. That's 82x bigger than the Ricoh GR II (1x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Significantly longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2,000mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Ricoh GR II is only a 28mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,972mm shorter).
GPS (satellite) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a GPS (satellite), however the Ricoh GR II does not. Read more

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

360.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a digital camera that takes 360.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Ricoh GR II only takes 290.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by £62
The Nikon Coolpix P900 costs £412.00, whereas the Ricoh GR II is £474.21.
11 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Nikon Coolpix P900 ranks No. 1596 by number of sales, but the Ricoh GR II ranks No. 21309.
One more awards
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has 6 awards from expert review sites, however the Ricoh GR II has 5 awards.
Better user reviews
Based on 323 user reviews, the average review score of the Nikon Coolpix P900 is 92%, but the average rating of the Ricoh GR II is 87% (based on 59 reviews).
5 Reasons For
0.2MP higher megapixel Edit
The Ricoh GR II has a megapixel of 16.2MP, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is only a 16MP digital camera (0.2MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

9.5 smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Ricoh GR II is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is only a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (9.5 bigger).
5.7mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Ricoh GR II has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 18.3mm, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera (5.7mm longer).
Histogram Edit
The Ricoh GR II features histogram, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 does not feature histogram.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 44 reviews, the Ricoh GR II has an average expert review score of 81%, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 has an average rating of 75% (based on 36 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2% lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 16MP digital camera. That's 0.2MP lower than the Ricoh GR II (16.2MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Two times bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a maximum aperture number of 6.5. That's 9.5 bigger than the Ricoh GR II (16).
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 24mm minimum focal length. That's 5.7mm longer than the Ricoh GR II (18.3mm).
Older by ten months
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is ten months older than the Ricoh GR II.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix P900 only has an average expert score of 75%, but the Ricoh GR II has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 44 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Eighty-two times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Ricoh GR II has an optical zoom of 1x, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83x optical zoom digital camera (82x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

1,972mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Ricoh GR II is only 28mm maximum focal length. That's 1,972mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (28mm).
Does not have a GPS (satellite) Edit
The Ricoh GR II does not have a GPS (satellite), however the Nikon Coolpix P900 does. Read more

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

Seventy less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Ricoh GR II is 290.00, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 only takes 360.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£62 more expensive
The Ricoh GR II is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix P900 by £62.21.
Less retailers
Only 9 stores sells the Ricoh GR II, whereas 20 sellers sell the Nikon Coolpix P900. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Worse selling
The Ricoh GR II ranks No. 21309 by sales volume, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 ranks No. 1596.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Ricoh GR II has received 5 awards, the Nikon Coolpix P900 has received 6 awards.
Lower user review Score
The Ricoh GR II's average user rating is 87%, however the Nikon Coolpix P900's is 92% (based on 323 reviews).

Awards

6 Awards
digifotopro.nl: Silver
Ephotozine: Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
vido.com.ua: Recommended
5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
buy-n-shoot.com: Gold
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 13 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel
16MP 16.2MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4928 x 3264
 4928 x 3264
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Total Megapixels
16.76MP 16.9MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
83x
BEST
1x
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5 16
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8 2.8
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
2,000mm
BEST
28mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 18.3mm
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 357 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
16/12 7/5
Aspheric Element
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blade
6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 spot
 multi point
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 spot
 multi point
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.01 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
0.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
5m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25600
 25
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25600
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 300s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Manual
 Flash on
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Manual
 Flash on
 Slow synchronization
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
5 - 7 0.2 - 3
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 11.5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 640x480@100fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 640x480@100fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 54MB
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
BEST
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Shade
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Shade
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2
Multi-Shot Function
 Multi-shot function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
BEST
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 221g
Height
103.2mm 63mm
Depth
137.4mm 34.7mm
Width
139.5mm 117mm
Weight (including Battery)
899g 251g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
EN-EL23 DB-65
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
360 shots
BEST
290 shots
Battery Recharge Time
3.6h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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