Sony RX10 III vs. Panasonic FZ1000

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II vs. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 1Sony RX10 III and Panasonic FZ1000 are the two cameras that employ the same resolutions as well as sensor size even both the two cameras have been built up with the low pass filter. Let’s run our eyes to see all the specifications of these cameras to find out the camera that has been implemented with stunning specifications…

Major Difference

Sony RX10 III vs. Panasonic FZ1000 Specification Comparison Table.

Features/ Models Sony RX10 III Panasonic FZ1000
Megapixel 20 megapixels 20 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
Sensor size 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Low pass filter No No
Optical Zoom 25X 16X
Aperture Range F2.8 – 4.0 F2.8 – 4.0
Macro Range 3 cm 3 Cm
Image processor Bionz X  Venus Engine
Image Stabilization Optical 5-axis
AF system Contrast Detect Contrast Detect
AF Points 25 AF points 49 AF points
ISO Auto, 125 – 12800 (expands to 64-25600) Auto, 125-12800 (expands to 80-25600)
Shutter Min/ mix 30-1/32000 30-1/16000
Continuous shooting speed 14 fps 12fps
Video 4K @ 30fps 4K @ 30fps
Display 3.0″ 1.228m-Dot Tilting Xtra Fine LCD 3.0″ 921k-Dot Free-Angle LCD Monitor
Viewfinder Electronic (100%)  Electronic (100%)
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless WiFi and NFC WiFi and NFC
Battery life  420 shots 360 shots
Dimensions 133 x 94 x 127 mm 137 x 99 x 131 mm
Weight 1051 g g 831 g

Optical zoom- The Panasonic FZ1000 will allow you to see twenty five times bigger the subjects than its biological size whereas only 8.3 x you have zooming capability through Sony RX10 III.

Image stabilization- The chances of blurry images that become apparent due to camera shake will easily be corrected with the help of powerful 5-axis image stabilization, which is equipped inside the lens of  Panasonic FZ1000 but you don’t have a better correction method for camera shake by using Sony RX10 III.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II vs. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 2

AF points– With FZ 1000 you get more AF points hence you can capture your subjects without putting much efforts. However, the less AF points of RX10 III will cover a bit less AF screen. Both cameras are based on contrast detect system so the AF speed of both the cameras will remain approx same.

Verdict- You can see RX10 III has higher shutter speed as well as the continuous speed means the camera will be ideal for the wildlife or sports photography in compared to Sony FZ1000. On the other hand optical zoom is also higher in RX10 III. So we would like to suggest you to buy RX10 III. 



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