Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500.

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 DMC-FZ2500. Both cameras have 1 inch sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a 20.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 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 2.3 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 with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available)
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 44 100
AW Buffer Size 29 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
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: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 4096x2160 (24p)
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 MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch)
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 Yes
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, 3.5mm external headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
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) 370 shots 270 shots
Battery Types NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 38.6 oz (1,095 g) includes batteries 34.1 oz (966 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in. (133 x 94 x 127 mm) 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in. (138 x 102 x 135 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,298.00 Buy from Amazon for $997.99
Release Date 2016-05-18 2016-11-15