As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A1000 is also often compared to mirrorless, super zooms, compacts and boutiques. The Nikon Coolpix A1000's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and the a6400) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX740 HS and the PowerShot G1 X Mark III)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out, is newer (january 2019 vs january 2016), is more popular and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm) and has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 360 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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4 months older
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and Coolpix A1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 362 vs 318

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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7 months older
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 921k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and Coolpix A1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 244 vs 318

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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5 months older
$359 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • No touch screen
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Coolpix A1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 230 vs 318
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Coolpix A1000

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
3 years older
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Coolpix A1000

  • Flip-out screens

Leica C-Lux

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7 months older
$999 - $1,050

Significant advantages of the C-Lux (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the C-Lux (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the C-Lux and Coolpix A1000

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2019 vs october 2016), is thinner (1.6" vs 2.1") and is more popular.

However, on average it takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Sony a6400

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similar age
$898 - $900 (body only)
$998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the a6400 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Thicker: 2.4" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the a6400 and Coolpix A1000

  • Announced: January 2019 vs January 2019
  • Light weight: 403 g vs 330 g
  • Inexpensive: $898.00 vs $514.99

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
2 years older
$1,098 (body only)
$1,498 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×53 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Popularity: 229 vs 318
  • Each has a built-in flash

Olympus OM-D E-M10 III

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the OM-D E-M10 III (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher true resolution: 15.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the OM-D E-M10 III (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the OM-D E-M10 III and Coolpix A1000

  • Light weight: 410 g vs 330 g
  • Thin: 2" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
5 years older
$365 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A6000 and Coolpix A1000

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 330 g

Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

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10 months older

Significant advantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) and Coolpix A1000

  • Light weight: 390 g vs 330 g
  • Popularity: 221 vs 318
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9

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1 year older
$898 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 921k dots
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 20.2 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX9 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Mid size (124×72×47 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 330 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 36 mm), is significantly smaller (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs large (133×94×145 mm)), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out and is newer (january 2019 vs january 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (35x vs 125x), lacks and external mic jack, has a much shorter battery life (250 shots vs 500 shots) and doesn't support an external flash.

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
2 years older
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • No touch screen
  • Thicker: 3.7" vs 1.6"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 330 g

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
6 years older

Significant advantages of the S8200 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S8200 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Larger: Professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the S8200 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 670 g vs 330 g

Nikon Coolpix P1000

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6 months older
$849 - $997

Significant advantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much more zoom: 125x vs 35x
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much larger: 146×119×181 mm vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much heavier: 1,415 g vs 330 g

common strengths of the Coolpix P1000 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1
11 years older

Significant advantages of the Pro EX-F1 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.4
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Pro EX-F1 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (128×80×130 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)

common strengths of the Pro EX-F1 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Professional size (128×80×130 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 671 g vs 330 g
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/40000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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1 year older
$1,598

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.4 vs f/3.4
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 921k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.7" vs 1.6"
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 330 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and Coolpix A1000

  • Have touch screens

Nikon Coolpix B600

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similar age
$431

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the Coolpix B600 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×82×99 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 500 g vs 330 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (35x vs 2.9x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/2.8), is much larger (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs super compact (95×59×20 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
5 years older
$159

Significant advantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.6"
  • Much lighter: 120 g vs 330 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 6x vs 35x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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6 months older
$898

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 35x
  • No touch screen
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix W300

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1 year older
$339 - $387

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (112×66×29 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 1.6"
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Coolpix W300 and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 years older
$100

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.6"
  • Much lighter: 119 g vs 330 g

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (35x vs 3x), has a screen which flips out, is newer (january 2019 vs october 2017), is thinner (1.6" vs 2.5") and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/1.7), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 340 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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1 year older
$899 - $1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 35x
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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4 months older
$998

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.4
  • Significantly longer battery life: 340 shots vs 250 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 35x
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and Coolpix A1000

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 35x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Leica D-Lux 7

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similar age
$1,192 - $1,195

Significant advantages of the D-Lux 7 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.4
  • Significantly longer battery life: 340 shots vs 250 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux 7 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 35x
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D-Lux 7 and Coolpix A1000

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 35x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Announced: November 2018 vs January 2019