Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot HX400V - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX400V 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 HX400V

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f2.8-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.1")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX400V

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot HX400V: 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

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot HX400V: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot HX400V 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 HX400V (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P1000Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX400V

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot HX400V

Auto Focus points (4)991
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.360.40
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 better viewfinder 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 Sony Cyber-shot HX400V

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot HX400V

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.40
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)250300
Weighs less (2)1415g
(45.6 oz.)
(21.3 oz.)
More portable (2)3151cm³
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX400V are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 22 points for the Cyber-shot HX400V.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot HX400V

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and Cyber-shot HX400V

Coolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX400V, front viewCoolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX400V, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX400V, view from aboveCoolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX400V, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Sony Cyber-shot HX400V


We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX400V as better choice.

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