Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs Coolpix B500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Specs

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

Coolpix B500

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-900mm (40x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 542g (17.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B500

Coolpix P1000 vs Coolpix B500: 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.).

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000

Coolpix B500

Auto Focus points (4)991
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P1000 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Coolpix P1000 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone.

The Coolpix P1000 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B500

Coolpix P1000

Coolpix B500

Longer battery life (3, photos)250600
Weighs less (2)1415g
(45.6 oz.)
542g
(17.5 oz.)
More portable (2)3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)
843cm³
(53 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B500 are that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size.

Yields 7 points for the Coolpix B500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000

Coolpix B500

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)16.0016.00
Speed (frames/second)77
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and Coolpix B500

Coolpix P1000 und Coolpix B500, front viewCoolpix P1000 und Coolpix B500, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P1000 und Coolpix B500, view from aboveCoolpix P1000 und Coolpix B500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon Coolpix B500

12
7

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P1000 as better choice.

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