Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Nikon Coolpix P1000 Comparison



Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Nikon Coolpix P1000.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 and Nikon Coolpix P1000. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a 12.1 MP and Nikon Coolpix P1000 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Nikon Coolpix P1000
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front Nikon Coolpix P1000 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Nikon
Megapixels 12.1 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 2.0 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M)
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 7
AW Buffer Size 25 7
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots
Touchscreen Yes No
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 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor 1.0cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359K-dot OLED, 99% coverage; with the diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1); eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p)
Video File Format AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, Accessory Port, 3.5mm External Mic Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots 250 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries 49.9 oz (1,415 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm) 5.8 x 4.7 x 7.1 in. (146 x 119 x 181 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $397.99 Buy from Amazon for $996.95
Release Date 2015-10-15 2018-09-06