Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Sony Cyber-shot WX220 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot WX220 - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Sony Cyber-shot WX220 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 WX220

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-250mm (10x), f3.3-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 92.3 x 52.4 x 21.6mm³ (3.6" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 121g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX220

DMC FZ1000 II vs Cyber-shot WX220: The sensors

The DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot WX220 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 WX220'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 WX220 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot WX220

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1018.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1210
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.240.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440210

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the faster and more accurate auto focus, 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 WX220: that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX220

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot WX220

Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
121g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
104cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX220 are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the Cyber-shot WX220.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

Cyber-shot WX220

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Sony Cyber-shot WX220 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and Cyber-shot WX220

DMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot WX220, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot WX220, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot WX220, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und Cyber-shot WX220, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Sony Cyber-shot WX220

31
8

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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