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Nikon P1000 vs Nikon P900 – Comparison

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Looking for the Nikon P1000 vs Nikon P900 comparison? Both cameras has the same 1-inch type image sensor, but let’s see which one is better for the money.

Both the P1000 and the P900 are fixed lens compact cameras that are equipped with a 1/2.3-inch sensor. Nikon Coolpix P1000 brings the telephoto end up to a massive zoom range of 24-3000mm.

This amazing superzoom camera features 125x optical zoom and 16 Megapixel sensor with ISO sensitivity up to ISO 6400. Nikon P1000 can shoot video footage at 4K/30p, while the P900 is limited to 1080/60p. The camera also gives you full RAW support.

Nikon P1000 vs Nikon P900 - Comparison

Differences between Nikon P1000 vs Nikon P900 Cameras

Take a look specification comparison of Nikon P1000 vs Nikon P900 camera. The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras.

Camera Features Nikon P1000 Nikon P900
Sensor Resolution 16MP CMOS Sensor 16MP CMOS Sensor
Sensor size 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm) 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Low pass filter Yes Yes
Optical Zoom 125X 83X
Aperture Range F2.8 – F8 F2.8 – F6.5
Macro Range 1cm 1cm
Image Stabilization Optical Optical
AF system Contrast Detect Contrast Detect
AF Points 49 AF points 49 AF points
ISO Auto, 100-6400 Auto, 100-12800
Shutter  Speed 15 sec-1/4000 15 sec-1/4000
Burst mode 7fps 7fps
Video 4K UHD 3,840×2,160/ 30p

Full HD @60fps

Full HD @ 60fps
Display 3.2″ 921k-Dot Free-Angle LCD Monitor 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen Free-Angle LCD Monitor
Viewfinder Electronic (100%) Electronic (100%)
Hot shoe No No
Connectivity WiFi and NFC WiFi and NFC
Battery life 360 shots 360 shots
Dimensions 146 x 119 x 181 mm 140 x 103 x 137 mm
Weight 1.42 kg 831 g
Price $899 – Amazon | B&HAdorama $596.95

Let’a talk about the additional difference between the two cameras.

  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 is 5% (6.8 mm) wider and 15% (15.6 mm) taller than Nikon Coolpix P900.
  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 is 32% (43.9 mm) thicker than Nikon Coolpix P900.
  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 [1415 g] weights 57% (516 grams) more than Nikon Coolpix P900 [899 g] (*inc. batteries and memory card).
  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 dimensions: 146.3×118.8×181.3 mm (camera body only, excluding protrusion)
  • Nikon Coolpix P900 dimensions: 139.5×103.2×137.4 mm (camera body only, excluding protrusion)

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Nikon P1000 and the Nikon P900.