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



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

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

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 20.1 12.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 2.7x n/a
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12800 Min 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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 Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF
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, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 7 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 7 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 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 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible 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 No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support; Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote; External Mic Jack Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone 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) 240 shots 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 10.7 oz (302 g) includes batteries 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 in. (102 x 58 x 43 mm) 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,198.00 Buy from Amazon for $397.99
Release Date 2019-08-15 2015-10-15