Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Samsung WB2200F

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Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung WB2200F

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
28% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83x optical zoom digital camera. That's 23x bigger than the Samsung WB2200F (60x). 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.

Bigger digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 4x digital zoom digital camera. That's 2x bigger than the Samsung WB2200F (2x). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

57% smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 3.7 smaller than the Samsung WB2200F (2.8).
2x smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a minimum aperture number of 2.8, however the Samsung WB2200F is a 5.9 minimum aperture digital camera (3.1 larger).
Longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 15s maximum shutter speed. That's 7s longer than the Samsung WB2200F (8s). Read more

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

51% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 921,000 pixels display resolution. That's 461,000 pixels higher than the Samsung WB2200F (460,000 pixels).
13 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Two more awards
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has 4 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Samsung WB2200F has 2 awards.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 26 reviews, the average expert review score of the Nikon Coolpix P900 is 75%, however the average rating of the Samsung WB2200F is 63% (based on 12 reviews).
Much better user reviews
Based on 125 reviews, the average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix P900 is 91%, however the average rating of the Samsung WB2200F is 78% (based on 11 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 16.4MP digital camera. That's 0.4MP higher than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (16.4MP). 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.

Built-in microphone Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a built-in microphone, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone.
Cheaper by £153
The Samsung WB2200F costs £153.11 less than the Nikon Coolpix P900.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
3% lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 16MP digital camera. That's 0.4MP lower than the Samsung WB2200F (16.4MP). 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.

Does not have a built-in microphone Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone, however the Samsung WB2200F has a built-in microphone.
More expensive by £153
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is £153.11 more expensive than the Samsung WB2200F.
11 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 60x optical zoom digital camera. That's 23x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (60x). 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.

Vastly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 2x digital zoom digital camera. That's 2x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (2x). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Two times bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 2.8 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 3.7 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (2.8).
Vastly larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a minimum aperture number of 5.9, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (3.1 smaller).
88% shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Samsung WB2200F is only 8s maximum shutter speed. That's 7s shorter than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (8s). Read more

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

Two times lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Samsung WB2200F is only 460,000 pixels display resolution. That's 461,000 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (460,000 pixels).
Less retailers
The Samsung WB2200F is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is stocked by 14 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Older by five months
The Samsung WB2200F is five months older than the Nikon Coolpix P900.
Two less awards
The Samsung WB2200F has only received 2 awards, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 has received 4 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung WB2200F's average expert score is only 63%, however the Nikon Coolpix P900's is 75% (based on 26 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung WB2200F's average user score is only 78%, however the Nikon Coolpix P900's is 91% (based on 125 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
Ephotozine: Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
2 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Ephotozine: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 29 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel
16MP 16.4MP
BEST
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
 3648 x 2736
 2832 x 2832
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1024 x 768
 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
 3648 x 2736
 2832 x 2832
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1024 x 768
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.76MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
83x
BEST
60x
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
2x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5
BEST
2.8
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8
BEST
5.9
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
2,000mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 357 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
16/12 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 selective
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Selective Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 selective
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Selective Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ 0.8 - ∞/3.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.01 - ∞ 0.1 - 0.8
Super Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.5
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

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
 800
 64
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 80
 800
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 6,400
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
BEST
8s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
5 - 7 1.5 - 3
Flash Recharging Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 5s
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 11.5 0.8 - 6

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
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
 Built-in microphone
BEST
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
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 17MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
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
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
 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
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 618g
Height
103.2mm 121.8mm
Depth
137.4mm 105mm
Width
139.5mm 119mm
Weight (including Battery)
899g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL23 BP-1410
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,410mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
360 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Recharge Time
3.6h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data I-Launcher

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Other Features

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

Technical Details

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