Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III vs Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III vs Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III and Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II. Both cameras have 1 inch sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a 20.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Front Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 20.1 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 2.7x 2.7x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12800 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Startup Time 2.1 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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) Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-area / Custom Multi / 1-area (flexible / scalable) / Pinpoint
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 44
AW Buffer Size 29 20
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,240,000 dots
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 EVF type; 2359K-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 1.98x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), Eye Sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p)
Video File Format XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Memory Card Type MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Remote Jack, 3.5mm External Mic Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
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) 370 shots 290 shots
Battery Types NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 38.6 oz (1,095 g) includes batteries 28.5 oz (808 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in. (133 x 94 x 127 mm) 5.4 x 3.8 x 5.2 in. (136 x 97 x 132 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,298.00 Buy from Amazon for $897.99
Release Date 2016-05-18 2019-03-15