Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix P1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Specs

PowerShot SX60 HS

  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.5")
  • 650g (21.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX60 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 SX60 HS vs Coolpix P1000: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

PowerShot SX60 HS vs Coolpix P1000: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX60 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The Coolpix P1000 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.68x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX60 HS (0.50x)

Coolpix P1000 (0.68x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P1000

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix P1000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Longer battery life (3, photos)340250
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
1415g
(45.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000. Another advantage over the Coolpix P1000: the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P1000

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix P1000

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Auto Focus points (4)999
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.36
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
External microphone (2)

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 the better viewfinder, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 20 points for the Coolpix P1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

Coolpix P1000

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and Coolpix P1000

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P1000, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P1000, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P1000, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und Coolpix P1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Nikon Coolpix P1000

12
20

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P1000 as better choice.

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