Why didn't Nikon give the P1000 a larger sensor?

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OP Randy2468 Regular Member • Posts: 124
Re: Why didn't Nikon give the P1000 a larger sensor?

Booted Cat wrote:

Booted Cat wrote:

Randy2468 wrote:

I will probably end up buying a P1000 next year. But it seems it would have been even better with a larger sensor?

Wouldn't that have been the bomb?

Is there some physical reason a 1" sensor could not fit or work in the P1000?

Seems they came up with truly phenomenal optics, then held it back with a small sensor? What would the P1000 have been like with a 1" sensor?

Noob alert: I'm new to photography so if the answer is obvious, please forgive.

Would require a lens this large and heavy:


Or this large:


Ah.   Thanks

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