Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Nikon Coolpix B700 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix B700 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Nikon Coolpix B700 Specs

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix B700

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 107mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B700

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix B700: The sensors

DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix B700 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the DMC FZ1000 II is a lot larger than the Coolpix B700'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: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

DMC FZ1000 II vs Coolpix B700: Viewfinder

DMC FZ1000 II has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.74x.

The Coolpix B700 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 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.

DMC FZ1000 II (0.74x)

Coolpix B700 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ1000 IISimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix B700

Advantage: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Nikon Coolpix B700 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix B700

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)125
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.360.92
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.240.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440400

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Coolpix B700: that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 32 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B700

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix B700

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
565g
(18.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
1137cm³
(72 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B700 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the Coolpix B700.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

Coolpix B700

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Nikon Coolpix B700 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and Coolpix B700

DMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix B700, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix B700, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix B700, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und Coolpix B700, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Nikon Coolpix B700

32
9

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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