FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900

Portability
94
Imaging
40
Features
20
Overall
32
FujiFilm FinePix AV250 front
 
Nikon Coolpix P900 front
Portability
52
Imaging
42
Features
63
Overall
50
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FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Overview

Let's look closer at the FujiFilm AV250 versus Nikon P900, former is a Small Sensor Compact while the other is a Small Sensor Superzoom by companies FujiFilm and Nikon. The image resolution of the AV250 (16MP) and the P900 (16MP) is very similar and both cameras boast the identical sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The AV250 was announced 5 years earlier than the P900 which is quite a sizable difference as far as tech is concerned. The two cameras feature different body design with the FujiFilm AV250 being a Compact camera and the Nikon P900 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before getting straight to a detailed comparison, here is a short introduction of how the AV250 matches up versus the P900 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Key Specs

FujiFilm AV250
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Push to 3200)
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 32-96mm (F) lens
  • 168g - 93 x 60 x 28mm
  • Introduced January 2011
  • Alternative Name is FinePix AV255
Nikon P900
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Bump to 12800)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-2000mm (F2.8-6.5) lens
  • 899g - 140 x 103 x 137mm
  • Released March 2015
  • Refreshed by Nikon P1000
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FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to carry around your camera often, you have to consider its weight and size. The FujiFilm AV250 features outside dimensions of 93mm x 60mm x 28mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.1") having a weight of 168 grams (0.37 lbs) while the Nikon P900 has specifications of 140mm x 103mm x 137mm (5.5" x 4.1" x 5.4") with a weight of 899 grams (1.98 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you are using at that moment. Underneath is the front view physical size comparison of the AV250 versus the P900.

FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 size comparison

Taking into account dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the AV250 and P900 is 94 and 52 respectively.

FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it is hard to visualise the contrast between sensor sizes only by going over technical specs. The image below should provide you a far better sense of the sensor sizes in the AV250 and P900.

As you can tell, both of these cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements and the same resolution and you can expect similar quality of photographs although you might want to consider the launch date of the products into consideration. The more aged AV250 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor tech.

FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm AV250 Portrait photography features
Nikon P900 Portrait photography features
30
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
focusing manually not possible
lack of manual mode
cannot use external flash
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
45
focusing manually
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
includes face detection focus
no external flash support
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
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Street Comparison

FujiFilm AV250 Street photography info
Nikon P900 Street photography info
48
no moving screen
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
45
screen articulates fully
built in image stabilization (Optical)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
more heavy than competitors in class (899g)
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm AV250 Sports photography information
Nikon P900 Sports photography information
31
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
features tracking autofocus
max shutter speed is low (1/1,400 seconds)
max fps very slow (1.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
bad battery (180 CIPA)
lack of phase detect auto focus
56
excellent zoom range (24-2000mm 83.3 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
includes tracking autofocus
better than average battery life (360 per charge)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm AV250 as a Travel photography camera
Nikon P900 as a Travel photography camera
62
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
flash built-in
great maximum aperture (f)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
bad battery (180 shots)
screen is not selfie friendly
wide angle not fantastic (32mm)
60
better than average battery life (360 per charge)
has bluetooth
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
display is selfie friendly
decently wide (24mm)
great zoom (2000mm)
more heavy than competitors in class (899g)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm AV250 Landscape photography advice
Nikon P900 Landscape photography advice
33
great maximum aperture (f)
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (32mm)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
lack of manual mode
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
bad battery (180 shots)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
52
focusing manually
decently wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (16MP)
better than average battery life (360 per charge)
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm AV250 Vlogging information
Nikon P900 Vlogging information
26
great maximum aperture (f)
wide angle not fantastic (32mm)
screen is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
video resolution low (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have external mic support
54
decently wide (24mm)
display is selfie friendly
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
no external microphone jack
more heavy than competitors in class (899 grams)
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FujiFilm AV250 vs Nikon P900 Specifications

General Information
Make
FujiFilm
Nikon
Model
FujiFilm FinePix AV250
Nikon Coolpix P900
Otherwise known as
FinePix AV255
-
Category
Small Sensor Compact
Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced
2011-01-05
2015-03-02
Body design
Compact
SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Powered by
-
Expeed C2
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
1/2.3"
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
28.1mm²
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
16MP
16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
-
4:3
Highest Possible resolution
4608 x 3440
4608 x 3456
Maximum native ISO
1600
6400
Maximum enhanced ISO
3200
12800
Minimum native ISO
100
100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Lens
Lens mounting type
fixed lens
fixed lens
Lens focal range
32-96mm (3.0x)
24-2000mm (83.3x)
Maximal aperture
-
f/2.8-6.5
Macro focus range
-
1cm
Focal length multiplier
5.8
5.8
Screen
Range of display
Fixed Type
Fully Articulated
Display sizing
2.7 inch
3 inch
Resolution of display
230 thousand dot
921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Display tech
TFT color LCD monitor
-
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
-
921 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage
-
100%
Features
Minimum shutter speed
8 seconds
15 seconds
Fastest shutter speed
1/1400 seconds
1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed
1.0 frames per second
7.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
-
Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range
3.50 m
11.50 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash options
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
-
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p) 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
Maximum video resolution
1280x720
1920x1080
Video data format
Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Yes
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
168 grams (0.37 pounds)
899 grams (1.98 pounds)
Dimensions
93 x 60 x 28mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.1")
140 x 103 x 137mm (5.5" x 4.1" x 5.4")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
not tested
Other
Battery life
180 photos
360 photos
Form of battery
AA
Battery Pack
Battery model
-
EN-EL23
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse feature
Storage media
SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots
Single
Single
Retail pricing
$160
$600