Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI 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-RX100 VI and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500. Both cameras have 1 inch sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI has a 20.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI 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 125 - Max 12800 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 125 - 12800 with ISO 80 and 100 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 2.0 seconds 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF: Phase Detection/Contrast Detection with 315 PDAF points, 25 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 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 125 - 12800 with ISO 80 and 100 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 229 100
AW Buffer Size 109 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 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, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible 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 No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 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 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 Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 220 shots 270 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 10.6 oz (301 g) includes batteries 34.1 oz (966 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 in. (102 x 58 x 43 mm) 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in. (138 x 102 x 135 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,198.00 Buy from Amazon for $997.99
Release Date 2018-07-01 2016-11-15