Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs Coolpix P1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Specs

C-Lux

  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

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

C-Lux vs Coolpix P1000: The sensors

C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix P1000 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the C-Lux is a lot larger than the Coolpix P1000's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

C-Lux vs Coolpix P1000: Viewfinder

C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.

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.

C-Lux (0.53x)

Coolpix P1000 (0.68x)

Simulated viewfinder of the C-LuxSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P1000

Advantage: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice

C-Lux

Coolpix P1000

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370250
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
1415g
(45.6 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size.

The C-Lux scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P1000

C-Lux

Coolpix P1000

Auto Focus points (4)4999
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.332.36
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P1000 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix P1000 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 12 points for the Coolpix P1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

C-Lux

Coolpix P1000

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix P1000

C-Lux und Coolpix P1000, front viewC-Lux und Coolpix P1000, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und Coolpix P1000, view from aboveC-Lux und Coolpix P1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix P1000

29
12

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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