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Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 Specs
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000
Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ1000: The sensors
Coolpix P610 features a Compact sized sensor, while the DMC FZ1000 uses a 1" sensor.
Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the DMC FZ1000's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the Coolpix P610 employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.
Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000
Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ1000: Viewfinder
Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.
The DMC FZ1000 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
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 P610 (0.50x)
DMC FZ1000 (0.70x)
Advantage: Panasonic DMC FZ1000
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice
|Weighs less (2)||565g|
|More portable (2)||1132cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000, the more compact size and the built-in GPS.
The Coolpix P610 scores 6 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ1000
|Larger sensor (5)||Compact||1"|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.00||20.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||1||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 6400 ISO||125 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||0.92||2.36|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||4096 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 30 points for the DMC FZ1000.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||0.92||0.92|
|Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DMC FZ1000
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P610
Panasonic DMC FZ1000
We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 as better choice.
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|1||Nikon Coolpix P1000||125x|
|2||Nikon Coolpix P900||83x|
|3||Canon PowerShot SX70 HS||65x|
|4||Canon PowerShot SX60 HS||65x|
|5||Panasonic DC FZ82||60x|
|6||Nikon Coolpix B600||60x|
|7||Nikon Coolpix B700||60x|
|8||Nikon Coolpix P610||60x|
|9||Canon PowerShot SX540 HS||50x|
|10||Canon PowerShot SX420 IS||42x|