Here we are comparing two Compact cameras from Nikon and Sony. Nikon P1000 was introduced to market in July 2018 and Sony RX10 IV was launched in September 2017. There is only 2 months difference between P1000 and RX10 IV so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Nikon P1000 has a 16.0MP 1/2.3 sensor whereas Sony RX10 IV has a 20.0MP 1" 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 #8
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 63 whereas Sony RX10 IV is ranked #2
out of 9 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 74.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Nikon P1000 and Sony RX10 IV 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 Sony RX10 IV compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.