Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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Nikon Coolpix P900
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
Significantly bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has an optical zoom of 83x, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only a 5x optical zoom digital camera (78x smaller). 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.

0.8 smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only a 5.7 maximum aperture digital camera (0.8 bigger).
26% smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a minimum aperture number of 2.8. That's 0.7 smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (3.5).
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 2,000mm maximum focal length. That's 1,895mm longer than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (105mm).
Smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 100 minimum ISO speed, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
11s longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 15s maximum shutter speed, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (11s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Hugely higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 921,000 pixels display resolution, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (461,000 pixels lower).
Sixty more battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Nikon Coolpix P900 is 360.00, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 only takes 300.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Available from 13 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Three more awards
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has 4 awards, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has 1 award.
User reviews are a little better
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has an average user review score of 92%, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an average rating of 88% (based on 76 reviews).
4 Reasons For
15% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 21mm, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera (3mm longer).
Built-in microphone Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a built-in microphone, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 does not.
£172 cheaper
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 costs £171.91 less than the Nikon Coolpix P900.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an average expert review score of 80%, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 has an average rating of 75% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
13% longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 24mm, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 21mm minimum focal length digital camera (3mm shorter).
Does not have a built-in microphone Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a built-in microphone.
£172 more expensive
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is more expensive than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 by £171.91.
Lower expert review Score
The Nikon Coolpix P900's average expert rating is only 75%, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860's is 80% (based on 1 review).
11 Reasons Against
Sixteen times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an optical zoom of 5x, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83x optical zoom digital camera (78x 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.

0.8 bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 5.7 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (0.8 smaller).
21% larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a minimum aperture number of 3.5. That's 0.7 larger than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (3.5).
1,895mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only 105mm maximum focal length. That's 1,895mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (105mm).
Bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 125 minimum ISO speed, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 smaller).
Significantly shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only 4s maximum shutter speed, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 15s maximum shutter speed digital camera (11s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only 460,000 pixels display resolution, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (461,000 pixels higher).
Sixty less battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 300.00, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 only takes 360.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Less retailers
Only 3 retailers sells the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860, whereas 16 retailers 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.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has received 1 award, the Nikon Coolpix P900 has received 4 awards.
A little Lower user review Score
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860's average user rating is 88%, however the Nikon Coolpix P900's is 92% (based on 132 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
Ephotozine: Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 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
 2048 x 1536
 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
 2048 x 1536
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.76MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Waterproof
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Waterproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data 15m
Freezeproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data -10°C
Material
 Metal
 Metal
Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dustproof
Shock Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock resistant
Freezeproof
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Crash Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Lens System

Optical Zoom
83x
BEST
5x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5
BEST
5.7
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
2,000mm
BEST
105mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 21mm
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 357 3.74 - 18.7
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
16/12 10/8
Number of Aspheric Elements
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Diaphragm Blades
6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ 0.1 - ∞
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1m
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1m

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 80
 125
 800
 25
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 80
 125
 800
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100
BEST
125
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
BEST
4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
Flash Range (tele)
5 - 7 0.1 - 2.5
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 11.5 0.12 - 4

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
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
 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
 Built-in microphone
BEST
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 37MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Underwater
 Sunny
Photo Effects
 Muted
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Muted
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Crop
 Resizing
 Crop
 Resizing
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data TruePic VII
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Underwater
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Underwater
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 224g
Height
103.2mm 64.1mm
Depth
137.4mm 27.6mm
Width
139.5mm 112.9mm
Weight (including Battery)
899g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL23 LI-50B
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
360 shots
BEST
300 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

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Viewer 3
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
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
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