Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Comparison



Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II.

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-RX1R II. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II has 35mm sensor and 12.1 has a 12.1 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II has a 42.4 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Sony
Megapixels 12.1 42.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 35mm
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 1.0x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3) 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50-102400), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-102400 with selectable upper/lower limits)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.5 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): Wide (399 points for PDAF, 25 points for CDAF), Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot, Lock-on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50-102400), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-102400 with selectable upper/lower limits)
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 24
AW Buffer Size 25 23
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 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 0.39-type, 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.74x magnification, 18.4mm eyepoint (CIPA), -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
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 No
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 Multi Micro USB, Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack
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 200 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries 17.9 oz (507 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm) 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.8 in. (113 x 65 x 72 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $397.99 Buy from Amazon for $3,298.00
Release Date 2015-10-15 2015-11-15