Here we are comparing two Bridge cameras from Nikon and Panasonic. Nikon P1000 was introduced to market in July 2018 and Panasonic FZ1000 II was launched in February 2019. There is only 7 months difference between P1000 and FZ1000 II so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Nikon P1000 has a 16.0MP 1/2.3-inch sensor whereas Panasonic FZ1000 II has a 20.0MP 1-inch sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Nikon P1000 is ranked #10
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 61 whereas Panasonic FZ1000 II is ranked #3
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 72.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Nikon P1000 and Panasonic FZ1000 II before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Nikon P1000 and Panasonic FZ1000 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.