Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs DC FZ82 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Panasonic DC FZ82 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


  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 – 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.2 x 94.3 x 119.2mm³ (5.1″ x 3.7″ x 4.7″)
  • 616g (19.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FZ82

Coolpix P1000 vs DC FZ82: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04

Coolpix P1000 vs DC FZ82: Viewfinder

Coolpix P1000 has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.68x.

The DC FZ82 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.46x.

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 P1000 (0.68x)

DC FZ82 (0.46x)

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000


Auto Focus points (4)

99 49
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.36 1.16
Articulated monitor (2)

External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P1000 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix P1000 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone.

The Coolpix P1000 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC FZ82

Coolpix P1000


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

16.00 18.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 10
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 6400 ISO 125 – 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.92 1.04
Touch screen (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

250 330
Weighs less (2)

(45.6 oz.)
(19.9 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC FZ82 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size.

Yields 26 points for the DC FZ82.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000


Sensor format

Compact Compact
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer


Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and DC FZ82

Coolpix P1000 und DC FZ82, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P1000 und DC FZ82, view from above

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Panasonic DC FZ82


We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.