Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Panasonic DMC FZ62 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs DMC FZ62 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Panasonic DMC FZ62 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

DMC FZ62

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 – 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-5.2
  • No WiFi
  • 120.3 x 80.8 x 91.9mm³ (4.7″ x 3.2″ x 3.6″)
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ62

Coolpix P1000 vs DMC FZ62: 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 sq.in.).

Coolpix P1000 vs DMC FZ62: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ62 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 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)

DMC FZ62 (0.46x)

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Panasonic DMC FZ62 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000

DMC FZ62

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 5
Auto Focus points (4)

99 23
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 6400 ISO 100 – 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.36 0.20
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.92 0.46
Articulated monitor (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
External microphone (2)

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 better viewfinder, 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 the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Coolpix P1000 scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ62

Coolpix P1000

DMC FZ62

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

16.00 16.10
Longer battery life (3, photos)

250 400
Weighs less (2)

1415g
(45.6 oz.)
600g
(19.4 oz.)
More portable (2)

3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)
893cm³
(56 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ62 are the higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000. Another advantage over the Coolpix P1000: the more compact size.

Yields 12 points for the DMC FZ62.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000

DMC FZ62

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Panasonic DMC FZ62 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and DMC FZ62

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Panasonic DMC FZ62

26
12

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P1000 as better choice.

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