As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix P1000 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, mirrorless and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix P1000's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX70 HS and the PowerShot SX60 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and the Alpha a6300)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix P1000 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has way more more zoom (125x vs 50x), has a slightly larger screen (3.2" vs 2.8"), has an external mic jack, is newer (july 2018 vs september 2014) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), is much larger (146×119×181 mm vs large (131×91×126 mm)), has a significantly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 360 shots), is thicker (7.1" vs 4.6") and is significantly heavier (1,415 g vs 666 g).

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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similar age
$549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 325 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 65x vs 125x
  • No external flash support
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix P1000

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Announced: September 2018 vs July 2018
  • Popularity: 399 vs 317

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
3 years older
$469 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Significantly smaller: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 83.3x vs 125x
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the P900 and Coolpix P1000

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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10 months older
$1,698

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Significantly smaller: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 921k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 25x vs 125x
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and Coolpix P1000

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Each supports an external flash

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
3 years older
$338 - $449

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 340 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 65x vs 125x
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 60 seconds
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the SX60 HS and Coolpix P1000

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Each supports an external flash

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
5 years older
$844

Significant advantages of the SX50 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Professional size (123×87×106 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much lighter: 595 g vs 1,415 g
  • Longer battery life: 315 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SX50 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 50x vs 125x
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the SX50 HS and Coolpix P1000

  • Each supports an external flash

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10
8 years older
$900

Significant advantages of the HS10 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Large (131×91×126 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much lighter: 666 g vs 1,415 g
  • Significantly thinner: 5" vs 7.1"

Significant disadvantages of the HS10 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 125x
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the HS10 and Coolpix P1000

  • Each supports an external flash
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix P1000 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3.2" vs 3"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (7 fps vs 5 fps), has a screen which flips out and is newer (july 2018 vs june 2013).

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,037k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 700 shots).

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II
3 years older
$1,764 16-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-3 II (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Professional size (131×100×77 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much thinner: 3" vs 7.1"

Significant disadvantages of the K-3 II (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the K-3 II and Coolpix P1000

  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Fast continuous shooting: 8.3 fps vs 7 fps
  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
3 years older
$705 - $997 (body only)
$1,021 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 921k dots
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the D7200 and Coolpix P1000

  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Fast continuous shooting: 6 fps vs 7 fps
  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
7 years older
$1,561 55-200mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much thinner: 3.1" vs 7.1"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 7 fps

common strengths of the D5100 and Coolpix P1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
6 years older
$1,224 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much thinner: 3.1" vs 7.1"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Shoots significantly slower: 5 fps vs 7 fps

common strengths of the T4i and Coolpix P1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
4 years older
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much thinner: 3" vs 7.1"
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the D3300 and Coolpix P1000

  • Have external mic jacks

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50
5 years older
$723 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-50 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much thinner: 2.8" vs 7.1"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the K-50 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the K-50 and Coolpix P1000

  • Fast continuous shooting: 6 fps vs 7 fps

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix P1000 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.2" vs 3"), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is newer (july 2018 vs february 2016), significantly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 30 seconds) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (7 fps vs 11 fps) and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs full frame 35.8x23.8mm).

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
2 years older
$695 - $798 (body only)
$794 - $898 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (120×67×49 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and Coolpix P1000

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha a7 III

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4 months older
$1,898 - $1,998 (body only)
$2,098 - $2,226 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Much smaller: Prosumer size (127×96×74 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 710 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Alpha a7 III and Coolpix P1000

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Announced: February 2018 vs July 2018

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix P1000 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has way more more zoom (125x vs 15x), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has an external mic jack, is newer (july 2018 vs april 2017) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is much larger (146×119×181 mm vs mid size (102×58×43 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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similar age
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (102×58×43 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 7 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 8.3x vs 125x
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and Coolpix P1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 411 vs 317

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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similar age
$399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (110×64×40 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much lighter: 299 g vs 1,415 g
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 7.1"

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 40x vs 125x
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Coolpix P1000

  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 606 vs 317
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
2 years older
$218 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much lighter: 289 g vs 1,415 g
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 7.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 35x vs 125x
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and Coolpix P1000

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (112×67×41 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 250 shots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 125x
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and Coolpix P1000

  • Flip-out screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

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4 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (111×66×45 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • 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 DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 15x vs 125x
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) and Coolpix P1000

  • Long exposures: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

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

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Coolpix P1000)

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 125x
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Coolpix P1000

  • Flip-out screens