Panasonic FZ1000 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

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Jun 12, 2014
Oct 16, 2013
 
$899 / £749
$1299.99 / £1049
 
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
Metal, composite
Magnesium alloy, composite
 
5472 x 3648
5472 x 3648
 
4864 x 3648, 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2592, 3648 x 2056, 2544 x 2544, 2736 x 1824, 2592 x 1944, 2720 x 1528, 1920 x 1920, 640 x 480
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
20 megapixels
20 megapixels
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Venus Engine
Bionz X
sRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 125-12800 (expands to 80-25600)
Auto (125 - 12800), manual (125- 12800)
80
80
25600
25600
5
9
Yes (4 slots)
Yes
Optical
Optical
5-axis
 
RAW
RAW
Fine, standard
Standard, fine
  • JPEG (DCF, Exif v2.3)
  • RAW (ARW)
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • Raw (Sony ARW 2.3)
 
25–400 mm
24–200 mm
16×
8.3×
F2.8–4
F2.8
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes (4x)
Yes (6.6x)
Yes
Yes
30 cm (11.81)
 
3 cm (1.18)
 
49
25
 
Fully articulated
Tilting
3
3
921,000
1,228,800
No
No
TFT-LCD
WhiteMagic
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Electronic
100%
100%
0.7×
0.7×
2,359,000
1,440,000
 
60 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/3200 sec
1/16000 sec
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Program auto
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama
  • Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait
Yes
Yes
13.50 m (at Auto ISO)
10.20 m
Yes (via hotshoe)
Yes (Multi-interface shoe)
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Auto, fill-flash, slow sync, rear sync, off
  • Single-shot
  • Continuous
  • AE bracket
  • Self-timer
  • Interval
  • Single-shot
  • Continuous
  • Speed priority continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Self-portrait
  • Bracketing
12.0 fps
10.0 fps
Yes
Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
No
No
 
3840x2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p) 1280x720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p) ,1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
4K video uses MP4 (100Mbps), 1080p/720p use AVCHD (10-28Mbps)
 
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (microHDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI with 4K still and uncompressed HDMI output)
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Built-In
Built-In
802.11b/g/n with NFC
with NFC and remote control using PlayMemories Mobile app
Yes (wired)
No
 
No
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
DMW-BLC12PP lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
360
420
831 g (1.83 lb / 29.31 oz)
813 g (1.79 lb / 28.68 oz)
137 x 99 x 131 mm (5.39 x 3.9 x 5.16)
129 x 88 x 102 mm (5.08 x 3.46 x 4.02)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
None
None