Here we are comparing P950 and FZ1000 II, two Bridge cameras from Nikon and Panasonic. Nikon Coolpix P950 is a Small Sensor Superzoom class camera and Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II is a Large Sensor Superzoom class camera.
Nikon P950 was introduced to market in January 2020 and Panasonic FZ1000 II was launched in February 2019. There is only 11 months difference between P950 and FZ1000 II so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
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 P950 is ranked #8
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 P950 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 P950 and Panasonic FZ1000 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.