• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 3000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 2000.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P1000 advantages over Nikon P950

  • More telephoto lens reach
    3,000 mm vs 2,000 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 5 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Nikon P950 advantages over Nikon P1000

  • Less expensive
    $797 vs $997
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Newer
    6 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    1005g vs 1415g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Record-breaking 24-3000mm optical zoom lens with surprisingly good optical performance; Good image quality at low ISOs; VR works well; Fast AF in good lighting; RAW image capture.

  • Tiny sensor struggles with low-light/high ISO image quality; Lens dims quickly as you zoom; Sluggish low-light AF; Underwhelming C-AF performance; Shallow buffer depth; Poor battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm HS50EXR

Nikon P1000
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $997
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Nikon P950
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $797
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Nikon P1000
Samsung WB2200F
  • $997
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Nikon P950
Samsung WB2200F
  • $797
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm S9900W

Nikon P1000
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $997
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P950
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $797
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon P900

Nikon P1000
Nikon P900
  • $997
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • RAW file ability
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Nikon P950
Nikon P900
  • $797
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • RAW file ability
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Panasonic FZ80

Nikon P1000
Panasonic FZ80
  • $997
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Nikon P950
Panasonic FZ80
  • $797
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
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