LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon A1000 has a Tilting 3 LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Nikon A1000 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
A1000 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,166kdots and coverage of 98%. 98% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon A1000 can shoot continuously at max speed of and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately A1000 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon A1000 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Nikon A1000 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon A1000, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p, 24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Nikon A1000 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.
A1000 has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon A1000 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Nikon A1000 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our A1000. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect A1000 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or EN-EL12 lithium-ion battery & USB charger port.
Battery Nikon A1000 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 250 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon A1000 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Nikon A1000 Features Compared to Main Competitors