Here we are comparing P950 and FZ1000, two Bridge cameras from Nikon and Panasonic. Nikon Coolpix P950 is a Small Sensor Superzoom class camera and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is a Large Sensor Superzoom class camera.
Nikon P950 was introduced to market in January 2020 and Panasonic FZ1000 was launched in June 2014. As you can see, FZ1000 is 6 years older than P950. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
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 is ranked #4
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Nikon P950 and Panasonic FZ1000 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 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.