• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 840.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon A900 advantages over Ricoh G900

  • Less expensive
    $397 vs $800
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    840 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Ricoh G900 advantages over Nikon A900

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 270 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    14 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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Compared to Panasonic ZS60

Nikon A900
Panasonic ZS60
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
  • $424
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
Ricoh G900
Panasonic ZS60
  • $800
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $424
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Nikon A900
Olympus TG-870
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • NFC
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh G900
Olympus TG-870
  • $800
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon SX720 HS

Nikon A900
Canon SX720 HS
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $304
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
Ricoh G900
Canon SX720 HS
  • $800
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $304
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon SX730 HS

Nikon A900
Canon SX730 HS
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Higher-res screen
Ricoh G900
Canon SX730 HS
  • $800
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Ricoh WG-6

Nikon A900
Ricoh WG-6
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh G900
Ricoh WG-6
  • $800
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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