Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Canon Ixus 185 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs Ixus 185 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Canon Ixus 185 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

Ixus 185

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 – 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 68.00mm (2.7″) Monitor
  • Zoom 28-224mm (8x), f3.2-6.9
  • No WiFi
  • 95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1mm³ (3.7″ x 2.1″ x 0.9″)
  • 126g (4.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Ixus 185

Coolpix P1000 vs Ixus 185: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Canon Ixus 185 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000

Ixus 185

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 1
Auto Focus points (4)

99 9
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 6400 ISO 100 – 1600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.92 0.23
Articulated monitor (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 1280 x 720
External microphone (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

250 210
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P1000 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix P1000 is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Ixus 185: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Coolpix P1000 scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon Ixus 185

Coolpix P1000

Ixus 185

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

16.00 20.00
Weighs less (2)

1415g
(45.6 oz.)
126g
(4.1 oz.)
More portable (2)

3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)
114cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Ixus 185 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the Ixus 185.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000

Ixus 185

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Canon Ixus 185 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and Ixus 185

Coolpix P1000 und Ixus 185, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P1000 und Ixus 185, view from above

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Canon Ixus 185

28
9

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P1000 as better choice.

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