Nikon Coolpix P950 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Coolpix P950 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Coolpix P950 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500. While Nikon Coolpix P950 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has 1 inch sensor and 16.0 has a 16.0 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Nikon Coolpix P950 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  Nikon Coolpix P950 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Panasonic
Megapixels 16.0 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Startup Time 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 5 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 10 100
AW Buffer Size 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,000 dots 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 1-cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (-3 to +3 m-1); eye sensor EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter
Internal connections Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, Wired remote jack Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm remote jack, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 270 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 35.5 oz (1,005 g) includes batteries 34.1 oz (966 g) includes batteries
Size 5.5 x 4.3 x 5.9 in. (140 x 110 x 150 mm) 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in. (138 x 102 x 135 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $799.00 Buy from Amazon for $997.99
Release Date 2020-02-01 2016-11-15