Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII Comparison



Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII.

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-RX100 VII. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII has 1 inch sensor and 12.1 has a 12.1 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII 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
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF Fast Hybrid AF: Phase Detection/Contrast Detection with 357 PDAF points, 425 CDAF areas; Center, Flexible Spot (S / M / L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S / M / L) / Expanded Flexible Spot), Eye AF; Touch Focus, Touch Pad AF
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 7
AW Buffer Size 25 7
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
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 Pop-up EVF: 0.39-inch, XGA OLED, 2,359,296 dots, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, 20mm eye-point (from eyepiece)/19.8mm from eyepiece frame; -4.0 to +3.0 m^-1 diopter, ZEISS T* Coating, eye detector
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, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible
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 No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/2000
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 Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots 240 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries 10.7 oz (302 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm) 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 in. (102 x 58 x 43 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $397.99 Buy from Amazon for $1,198.00
Release Date 2015-10-15 2019-08-15