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Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Samsung P1000

5.49 in
4.06 in
Nikon Coolpix P900 Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix P900
3.46 in
8.15 in
Samsung P1000 Digital Camera
Samsung P1000
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
18
3.8 out of 5
7 user ratings
5 stars
14 %
4 stars
71 %
3 stars
14 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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User rating
34
4.1 out of 5
34 user ratings
5 stars
35 %
4 stars
44 %
3 stars
17 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
0 %
33
4.2 out of 5
33 user ratings
5 stars
39 %
4 stars
42 %
3 stars
15 %
2 stars
3 %
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Sensor typeCMOS
N/A
Sensor size0.24 in
N/A
Sensor photo detectors17.0 Mpx
N/A
Effective pixels16.0 Mpx10.2 Mpx
Image ratio w:h4:3
N/A
Max resolution4608 x 3456 px3648 x 2736 px
ProcessorExpeed C2
N/A

Image

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
ISO
  • 100
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
N/A
ISO minimum1001600
ISO maximum6400
N/A
Boosted ISO maximum12800
N/A
Maximum image resolution4608 x 3456 px
N/A
White balance presets5
N/A
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
N/A
Custom white balanceyes
N/A
Supported image file formatsJPGJPEG
Image stabilizeryes
N/A
Image stabilization typeOptical
N/A
Uncompressed formatNo
N/A

Optics and focus

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Optical zoom83.0 x3.0 x
Digital zoom4.0 x5.0 x
Minimum aperture2.82.8
Maximum aperture2.85.2
Focal length equiv24 - 2000
N/A
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
N/A
AutofocusTracking Auto Focus
N/A
Auto Focus (AF) lockyes
N/A
Normal focus range19.69 in
N/A
Macro focus range0.39 in
N/A
Image stabiliserOpticalElectronic
Filter threadno
N/A
Folded opticsnono

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Screen size3.0 in2.5 in
Articulated LCDyesno
Screen technologyLCD
N/A
Screen dots921000
N/A
Touch screenno
N/A
Field of view100.0 %
N/A
Live viewyes
N/A
ViewfinderElectronic
N/A
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %
N/A
Viewfinder resolution921000.0 px
N/A
Dioptre correctionyes
N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)3 - 1
N/A

Photography features

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Camera shutter type
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
N/A
Minimum shutter speed15.0 s
N/A
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s
N/A
Shutter priorityyes
N/A
Aperture priorityyes
N/A
Manual exposure modeyes
N/A
Exposure compensation plus2
N/A
Exposure compensation minus-2
N/A
Expousure compensation steps1/3
N/A
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
N/A
Histogramno
N/A
WB BracketingNo
N/A
Subject / scene modesyes
N/A
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash range11.5
N/A
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Pre-flash
N/A
External flashno
N/A
Continuous drive7.0 fps
N/A
Scene modes
  • Backlight
  • Beach
  • Close-up
  • Dawn
  • Dusk
  • Fireworks
  • Food
  • Night landscape
  • Night portrait
  • Panorama
  • Party
  • Portrait
  • Snow
  • Sports
  • Sunset
  • Landscape
N/A
Self-timeryes
N/A
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
N/A
3D supportno
N/A
Manual settingsyes
N/A
Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
N/A

Videography features

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px
N/A
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
N/A
HD typeFull HD
N/A
Supported video file formats
  • AVC
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
N/A
Max resolution (highest frame rate)640 x 480
N/A
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60.0 fps20.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)120.0 fps
N/A

Design

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Body typeBridgeCompact
Colour of productBlack
  • Black
  • Pink
  • Silver
Environmentally sealednono

Dimensions

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Weight31.71 oz4.02 oz
Width5.49 in3.46 in
Height4.06 in8.15 in
Depth5.41 in4.13 in

Connectivity

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
HDMIyesno
HDMI connector typeMicro
N/A
USB version2.02.0
Headphone portno
N/A
Microphone portno
N/A
WirelessBuilt-In
N/A
Supported WiFi types
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
N/A
Remote controlyes
N/A
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCyesno
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesno
Bluetoothno
N/A
AV outputnoyes

Other features

Nikon Coolpix P900Nikon Coolpix P900
Samsung P1000Samsung P1000
Timelapse recordingyes
N/A
GPSyesno
Orientation sensoryes
N/A
DLNA certifiedno
N/A
Energy Star certifiedno
N/A
Languages supportMulti
N/A
Tripod mounting supportedyes
N/A
Image editing modesCrop
N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • reasonably good dynamic range
  • Auto ISO mode behaved
  • Autofocus performance is reasonable
  • The display moves smoothly throughout its articulation range and the mechanism feels sturdy
  • 16GB is a good tradeoff between cost and capacity
  • The lens is outrageously good at all lengths and the stabilisation is awesome
  • improved feature set
  • great camera; very versatile and more than capable of achieving exceptional shots
  • make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images
  • solid and well-built
  • Everything fit in a small weatherproof Lowe Pro bag
  • with it and it performed brilliantly
  • most photos are really great; rich in colour and in detail
  • is built better and the clear winner in still photography
  • intelligent masking tool; improved workspaces and more
  • the camera was quietly responsive
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  • low levels of noise and good levels of detail
  • The lens barrel is solid and relatively wide
  • ultra-zoom feels generally quite solid
  • Every system and lens lineup
  • The screen itself can be fully articulated
  • The screen is also great
  • a decent range of buttons
  • Images are good
  • speeds are generally pretty quick
  • a nice coating which gives the camera an air of quality
  • pretty straightforward and natural with a good range of dials and buttons
  • Automatic white balance is excellent
  • ; detail and exposure are excellent
  • crisp optics and superior image stabilization
  • A second zoom lever is a nice extra
  • great detail and shading in the sculpted features and millennia of corrosion
  • responsive; easy to use; and deliver impressive image quality
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    Cons
    • The screen is not a touch-screen
    • Images are a little soft
    • noise is still quite low
    • noise increases and detail is reduced
    • Very slight vignetting is visible at the wide-angle end of the lens
    • Shutter-Speed and EC dials
    • Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds
    • its implementation is frustrating
    • does not help for balance or panoramic photography
    • the flash does not fire
    • big; heavy and expensive
    • Nikon has chosen not to include raw format shooting -
    • no port for plugging in an external device
    • falls away at high zooms settings
    • Nikon has chosen not to go down the touch-sensitive route
    • focusing speeds also drop a little too
    • vibration reduction turned off
    • image smoothing / noise reduction
    • an extensive zoom range is probably limited
    • are slightly soft at the default sharpening setting
    • the screen would often black out at the most inopportune times
    • Wi-Fi enabled
    • visible distortion around the edges of the frame
    • a little too slow for my taste is the speed of the zoom
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    • details tend to look mottled when the photo appears near full resolution
    • freakishly tiny and a bit slippery
    • that have only built-in microphones
    • your camera microphone will still be far away
    • quite pricey for this type of camera
    • hopelessly blurry shots due to increased camera shake at telephoto settings
    • means blurry moving subjects
    • avoided using ISO speeds above 800 and instead used shutter speeds as slow as
    • the camera means the subject will go careering out of the frame
    • display isn't a touch screen
    • Lens not as sharp at full tele end
    • Limited capabilities in low light
    • it is difficult to use in bright light
    • lack of a larger sensor
    • camera you can afford with a 1 inch sensor
    • missing IQ info
    • not a LONG zoom camera - having only 10X
    • the manual focus of sx60 is poor
    • minimal loss in quality
    • it takes roughly 6 seconds for the camera to store those images
    • The autofocus system can be hit or miss and is slow to focus in low light
    • It lacks features more advanced users might want like raw image capture
    • s no hot shoe for a flash or an external mic jack
    • Manual focus is a bit odd and time-consuming
    • not an optical viewfinder
    • autofocus proved downright frustrating
    • pop-up flash
    • No sound is recorded during slow motion
    • its feathers are not as defined
    • focusing speed takes a hit
    • the viewfinder is not the best out there
    • skin tone can look a bit painted
    • focusing performance can get a little erratic

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