Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Comparison



Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has 1 inch sensor and 12.1 has a 12.1 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Sony
Megapixels 12.1 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 100 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 2.1 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF Contrast Detection: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexble Spot, Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 44
AW Buffer Size 25 29
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor Fixed EVF: 0.39-inch, 2359K-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 4 dual-sided aspheric lenses, 33 degree view angle, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from eyepiece, 21.5mm from eyepiece frame (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots 370 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries 38.6 oz (1,095 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm) 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in. (133 x 94 x 127 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $397.99 Buy from Amazon for $1,298.00
Release Date 2015-10-15 2016-05-18