• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 27.00mm - 486.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 624.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P80 advantages over Nikon P90

  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 250 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Nikon P90 advantages over Nikon P80

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    624 mm vs 486 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • More pixels
    12.1 vs 10.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.4 fps vs 1.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    13 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S8100fd

Nikon P80
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon P90
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Sony DSC-H50

Nikon P80
Sony DSC-H50
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P90
Sony DSC-H50
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More pixels
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Olympus SP-565UZ

Nikon P80
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Hot shoe
Nikon P90
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Pentax X70

Nikon P80
Pentax X70
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon P90
Pentax X70
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Pentax X90

Nikon P80
Pentax X90
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Thinner
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Nikon P90
Pentax X90
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • HDMI out
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