As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A1000 is also often compared to boutiques, waterproofs, pro digicams, mirrorless, super zooms and compacts. The Nikon Coolpix A1000's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)) 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 screen which flips out, is newer (january 2019 vs january 2016), is slightly less expensive ($476.95 vs $999.00), 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 has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,228k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm) and has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 320 shots).

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and Coolpix A1000

  • Announced: February 2019 vs January 2019
  • Popularity: 789 vs 508

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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5 months older
$338 - $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

  • Inexpensive: $338.00 vs $476.95
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

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

  • Inexpensive: $448.00 vs $476.95

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)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly 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

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (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-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and Coolpix A1000

  • None found

Leica C-Lux

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7 months older
$999 - $1,050

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

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 921k dots
  • 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 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 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 3.1x), is slightly smaller (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs prosumer size (134×101×68 mm)), is newer (january 2019 vs february 2014), is thinner (1.6" vs 2.5") and is slightly lighter (330 g vs 558 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/2), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 2,100k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 45.4 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 102,400 ISO) and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs full frame 35.9x23.9mm).

Nikon Z7

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4 months older
$3,397 - $3,547

Significant advantages of the Z7 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 45.4 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 35.9x23.9mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm

Significant disadvantages of the Z7 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (134×101×68 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 675 g vs 330 g

common strengths of the Z7 and Coolpix A1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 381 vs 508

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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1 year older
$1,099

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

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.4
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP

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

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 35x
  • Significantly 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

Leica D-Lux 7

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similar age
$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
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D-Lux 7 and Coolpix A1000

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 35x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (118×66×64 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
5 years older
$699

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.4
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Thicker: 2.6" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and Coolpix A1000

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has way more more zoom (35x vs 4x), has better image stabilization (lens vs DigitalSensor shift), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out and is newer (january 2019 vs april 2012).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/2), is much larger (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs compact (99×64×25 mm)), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 300 shots) and is thicker (1.6" vs 1").

Nikon Coolpix W300

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1 year older
$339 - $387

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix W300 and Coolpix A1000

  • None found

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Olympus TG-1 iHS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the TG-1 iHS (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-1 iHS (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-1 iHS and Coolpix A1000

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2019 vs june 2013), is slightly less expensive ($476.95 vs $649.95) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/1.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,228k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700
6 years older

Significant advantages of the P7700 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.4
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the P7700 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the P7700 and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Flip-out screens
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
2 years older
$369 - $429

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Screen does not flip out
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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6 months older
$998

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Flip-out screens
  • Announced: July 2018 vs January 2019

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
3 years older
$650 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 921k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (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-RX100 IV and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
5 years older
$598

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.4
  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 921k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Flip-out screens

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, has a screen which flips out, is newer (january 2019 vs february 2014) and is slightly smaller (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs prosumer size (133×93×59 mm)).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,037k dots), takes much 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) and lacks and external mic jack.

Fujifilm X-E3

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1 year older
$649 - $699 (body only)
$880 - $999 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-E3 (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 X-E3 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the X-E3 and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Mid size (121×74×43 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 337 g vs 330 g
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.6"

Fujifilm X-T3

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4 months older
$1,399 (body only)
$1,699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T3 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 26 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the X-T3 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (133×93×59 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Heavier: 539 g vs 330 g
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the X-T3 and Coolpix A1000

  • Announced: September 2018 vs January 2019
  • Popularity: 403 vs 508

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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$2,999 (body only)
$3,798 12-40mm lens

Significant advantages of the OM-D E-M1X (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much longer battery life: 870 shots vs 250 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the OM-D E-M1X (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Large (144×147×75 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much heavier: 997 g vs 330 g

common strengths of the OM-D E-M1X and Coolpix A1000

  • Announced: January 2019 vs January 2019
  • Popularity: 319 vs 508

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
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Popularity: 352 vs 508

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
5 years older
$379 - $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

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

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2019 vs february 2016), is thinner (1.6" vs 7.1") and is significantly lighter (330 g vs 1,415 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.4 vs f/3), has much less zoom (35x vs 125x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), lacks and external mic jack and has a much shorter battery life (250 shots vs 600 shots).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
2 years older
$242 - $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
  • Significantly 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

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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4 months older
$478 - $549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 325 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly thicker: 4.6" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix A1000

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 330 g
  • Inexpensive: $477.79 vs $476.95

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
  • Significantly 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

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 5x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it is much larger (mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs super compact (93×53×23 mm)), is thicker (1.6" vs 0.9"), is much heavier (330 g vs 120 g) and is significantly more expensive ($476.95 vs $99.95).

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
2 years older
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much smaller: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 1.6"
  • Much lighter: 203 g vs 330 g

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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1 year older
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much smaller: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Mid size (114×72×41 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 1.6"
  • Much lighter: 207 g vs 330 g

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Coolpix A1000)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 35x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and Coolpix A1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
5 years older
$100

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
  • Much 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