• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 676.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 840.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus SP-720UZ
  • Nikon Coolpix A1000
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Predecessor:   Nikon A900
A900 vs A1000
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General
Model Number: SP-720UZ A1000
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price:   $479.95
Street Price: $251.29 $476.95
Date Available: 2012-03-30 2019-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.3 oz (405 g)
includes batteries
11.6 oz (330 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.2 x 2.9 x 2.9 in.
(107 x 73 x 73 mm)
4.5 x 2.8 x 1.6 in.
(114 x 72 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   BSI
Effective Megapixels: 14.0 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.44 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
4288 x 2416 (10.4 MP, Other),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.NRW)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 ()
1280x720 ()
640x480 ()
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Olympus lens; 13 Lenses in 10 Groups, 4 Aspherical and 3 ED elements Zoom-Nikkor; 13 elements in 11 groups including 1 Super ED and 4 ED lens elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 676mm 24 - 840mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.7 - 121.2mm 4.3 - 151mm
Zoom Ratio: 26.00x 35.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.2 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ??? f/3.4 (wde) / f/6.9 (tele) - f/??; 3-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 0 cm
2.0 - 0.0 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection; iESP, Face Detection AF, Spot, AF Tracking Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 1166k-dot equivalent LCD with -4 to +4 diopter adjustment
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a 1,166,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Custom (2) Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1300 - 4 sec 1/4000 - 8 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night Scene with portrait, Sports, Indoor, Candle, Self-portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach and Snow, Pet (cat), Pet (dog), Backlight HDR), Magic Filter (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic), Panorama, Movie, 3D Photos, Beauty & Make-up Scene Modes: Backlighting, Beach, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Selective Color, Smart Portrait, Snow, Soft, Sports, Sunset, Superlapse Movie
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet Auto Shutter seconds 10, 5 or 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 2.1 m (ISO 100) 8.5 m (ISO 1600); 1.6 - 2.5 m (ISO 400) 4.9 m (ISO 1600) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1 ft. 8 in. to 19 ft.), [T]: 2.0m to 3.0m (6 ft. 7 in. to 9 ft. 10 in.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW (.NRW)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: 59.0 MB 81.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): DC input, Combined AV/USB, Micro (Type D) HDMI Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 8 10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   55 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-50B Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Image Stabilization, Full HD 1080p Movies, Magic Filters, HDR Backlight Adjustment, AF Tracking, 3D Photo Shooting, In-Camera Panorama, High Speed Continuous Shooting. Available in black or silver.