Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Sony Cyber-shot H400 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot H400 - Side by side

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Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Sony Cyber-shot H400 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

Cyber-shot H400

  • Introduced in March 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1550mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • No WiFi
  • 129.6 x 95 x 122.3mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.8")
  • 655g (21.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot H400

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot H400: 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.).

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot H400: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot H400 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.40 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

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.

Coolpix P1000 (0.68x)

Cyber-shot H400 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P1000Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot H400

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Sony Cyber-shot H400 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot H400

Higher speed (4, frames/second)71
Auto Focus points (4)991
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.360.40
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601280 x 720
External microphone (2)
WiFi (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, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix P1000 is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Coolpix P1000 scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot H400

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot H400

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.40
Longer battery life (3, photos)250300
Weighs less (2)1415g
(45.6 oz.)
655g
(21.1 oz.)
More portable (2)3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)
1506cm³
(95 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot H400 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.

Yields 12 points for the Cyber-shot H400.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot H400

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Sony Cyber-shot H400 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and Cyber-shot H400

Coolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot H400, front viewCoolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot H400, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot H400, view from aboveCoolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot H400, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Sony Cyber-shot H400

26
12

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P1000 as better choice.

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