Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix P1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P1000

  • Introduced in July 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-3000mm (125x), f2.8-8.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 146.3 x 118.8 x 181.3mm³ (5.8" x 4.7" x 7.1")
  • 1415g (45.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P1000

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix P1000: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P1000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
1415g
(45.6 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P1000

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P1000

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Auto Focus points (4)999
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)205250

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P1000 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Coolpix P1000 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 23 points for the Coolpix P1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P1000

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Coolpix P1000

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P1000, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P1000, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P1000, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Nikon Coolpix P1000

9
23

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P1000 as better choice.

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