Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot RX10 III - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III 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 RX10 III

  • Introduced in April 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-600mm (25x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 94 x 127.4mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 5.0")
  • 1095g (35.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10 III

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot RX10 III Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: DMC FZ1000 II an Cyber-shot RX10 III sensor comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

1" sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot RX10 III: Viewfinder

DMC FZ1000 II has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.74x.

The Cyber-shot RX10 III has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

DMC FZ1000 II (0.74x)

Cyber-shot RX10 III (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ1000 IISimulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot RX10 III

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot RX10 III

Auto Focus points (4)4925
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.241.20
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)440420
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
1095g
(35.3 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the faster and more accurate auto focus, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DMC FZ1000 II is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10 III.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot RX10 III

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1214
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 12800 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 III are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity.

Yields 8 points for the Cyber-shot RX10 III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot RX10 III

Sensor format1"1"
Resolution (megapixel)20.1020.10
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
External microphone
Similar size1738cm³1587cm³
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and Cyber-shot RX10 III

DMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot RX10 III, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot RX10 III, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot RX10 III, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot RX10 III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

15
8

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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