Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Sony Cyber-shot H300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot H300 - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Sony Cyber-shot H300 Specs

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot H300

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-875mm (35x), f3.0-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 127.5 x 89 x 91.7mm³ (5.0" x 3.5" x 3.6")
  • 590g (19.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot H300

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot H300: The sensors

The DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot H300 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the DMC FZ1000 II is a lot larger than the Cyber-shot H300's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Sony Cyber-shot H300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot H300

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)121
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.240.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601280 x 720
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440350
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ1000 II is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot H300: that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 32 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot H300

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot H300

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.40
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
590g
(19.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
1041cm³
(66 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot H300 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the Cyber-shot H300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot H300

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Sony Cyber-shot H300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and Cyber-shot H300

DMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot H300, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot H300, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot H300, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot H300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Sony Cyber-shot H300

32
9

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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