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Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100

Portability
61
Imaging
77
Features
89
Overall
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Nikon Z6 Mark II front
 
Olympus Stylus SP-100 front
Portability
63
Imaging
40
Features
48
Overall
43

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Key Specs

Nikon Z6 II
(Full Review)
  • 25MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 51200 (Push to 204800)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Nikon Z Mount
  • 705g - 134 x 101 x 70mm
  • Introduced October 2020
  • Previous Model is Nikon Z6
Olympus SP-100
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 125 - 6400 (Increase to 12800)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-1200mm (F2.9-6.5) lens
  • 594g - 122 x 91 x 133mm
  • Announced January 2014
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Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Overview

Below is a thorough analysis of the Nikon Z6 II versus Olympus SP-100, one being a Pro Mirrorless and the other is a Small Sensor Superzoom by rivals Nikon and Olympus. There exists a crucial gap between the sensor resolutions of the Z6 II (25MP) and SP-100 (16MP) and the Z6 II (Full frame) and SP-100 (1/2.3") posses totally different sensor size.

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The Z6 II was unveiled 6 years later than the SP-100 and that is quite a serious gap as far as technology is concerned. Each of these cameras have different body design with the Nikon Z6 II being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Olympus SP-100 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before going right into a detailed comparison, here is a quick highlight of how the Z6 II matches up versus the SP-100 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Nikon Z6 II over the Olympus SP-100

 Z6 II SP-100 
AnnouncedOctober 2020January 2014More recent by 82 months
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display dimensions3.2"3"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution2100k460kSharper display (+1640k dot)
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Olympus SP-100 over the Nikon Z6 II

 SP-100 Z6 II 

Common features in the Nikon Z6 II and Olympus SP-100

 Z6 II SP-100 
Manual focus More exact focus
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Physical Comparison

If you are planning to lug around your camera, you will need to take into account its weight and proportions. The Nikon Z6 II provides outer measurements of 134mm x 101mm x 70mm (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.8") and a weight of 705 grams (1.55 lbs) whilst the Olympus SP-100 has measurements of 122mm x 91mm x 133mm (4.8" x 3.6" x 5.2") accompanied by a weight of 594 grams (1.31 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you are using at that moment. Here is a front view sizing comparison of the Z6 II and the SP-100.

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Z6 II and SP-100 is 61 and 63 respectively.

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 top view buttons comparison

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Sensor Comparison

Typically, its difficult to see the contrast between sensor measurements merely by reviewing specifications. The photograph here should give you a more clear sense of the sensor measurements in the Z6 II and SP-100.

Plainly, each of the cameras have different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The Z6 II using its larger sensor will make shooting shallower DOF less difficult and the Nikon Z6 II will offer you extra detail having an extra 9MP. Greater resolution will also help you crop pics a bit more aggressively. The more recent Z6 II is going to have an advantage with regard to sensor technology.

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 sensor size comparison

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon Z6 II Portrait photography details
Olympus SP-100 Portrait photography details
86
manual focus
sensor resolution is great (25 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
comes with face detect autofocus
saves RAW files
44
has manual focus
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
offers face detect autofocus
no external flash support
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Nikon Z6 II
Street photography with Olympus SP-100
78
screen tilts
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
saves RAW files
includes focus via touch
weather proofing
very good high ISO (51,200)
42
image stabilization (Optical)
no articulating screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
heavier than average in class (594 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Nikon Z6 II Sports photography advice
Olympus SP-100 Sports photography advice
82
high shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is great (25MP)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
comes with tracking focus
weather proofing
has phase detect autofocus
low battery (410 CIPA)
53
excellent zoom range (24-1200mm 50.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (16MP)
offers tracking focus
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Nikon Z6 II Travel photography factors
Olympus SP-100 Travel photography factors
66
weather proofing
supports bluetooth
includes focus via touch
sensor resolution is great (25 megapixels)
low battery (410 CIPA)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
53
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
decently wide (24mm)
very long zoom (1200mm)
lack of Time Lapse recording
heavier than average in class (594 grams)
does not contain selfie friendly display
sluggish max aperture (f2.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon Z6 II Landscape photography factors
Olympus SP-100 Landscape photography factors
82
manual focus
swap lenses (Nikon Z mount)
screen size is decent (3.2 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is great (25 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
very good high ISO (51,200)
saves RAW files
weather proofing
has double storage slots
low battery (410 CIPA)
47
has manual focus
decently wide (24mm)
screen is a good size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (16MP)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.9)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon Z6 II Vlogging info
Olympus SP-100 Vlogging info
36
touchscreen capability
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
comes with face detect autofocus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
has microphone port
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
29
decently wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect autofocus
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
comes with mic jack
sluggish max aperture (f2.9)
does not contain selfie friendly display
heavier than average in class (594g)
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Nikon Z6 II vs Olympus SP-100 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon Z6 II and Olympus SP-100
 Nikon Z6 Mark IIOlympus Stylus SP-100
General Information
Make Nikon Olympus
Model Nikon Z6 Mark II Olympus Stylus SP-100
Type Pro Mirrorless Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2020-10-14 2014-01-29
Body design SLR-style mirrorless SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size Full frame 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 35.9 x 23.9mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 858.0mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 25 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3
Max resolution 6048 x 4024 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 51200 6400
Max enhanced ISO 204800 12800
Lowest native ISO 100 125
RAW images
Lowest enhanced ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points 273 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount Nikon Z fixed lens
Lens focal range - 24-1200mm (50.0x)
Maximum aperture - f/2.9-6.5
Macro focus range - 1cm
Available lenses 15 -
Crop factor 1 5.8
Screen
Display type Tilting Fixed Type
Display size 3.2 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 2,100k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Display technology - TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 3,690k dot 920k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.8x -
Features
Min shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/1700 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 14.0 frames/s 7.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash -
Flash settings Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Max flash sync 1/200 seconds -
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 56 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 56 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Optional
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 705 gr (1.55 pounds) 594 gr (1.31 pounds)
Physical dimensions 134 x 101 x 70mm (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.8") 122 x 91 x 133mm (4.8" x 3.6" x 5.2")
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 410 photographs 330 photographs
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model - LI-92B
Self timer Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 secs) Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)
Time lapse recording
Storage media CFexpress Type B / XQD SD/SDHC/SDXC, internal
Storage slots Two 1
Price at release $1,997 $400