Here we are comparing two Bridge cameras from Fujifilm and Panasonic. Fujifilm S1 was introduced to market in January 2014 and Panasonic FZ1000 II was launched in February 2019. As you can see, S1 is 5 years older than FZ1000 II. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Fujifilm S1 has a 16.0MP 1/2.3-inch sensor whereas Panasonic FZ1000 II has a 20.0MP 1-inch sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Fujifilm S1 is ranked #4
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 62 whereas Panasonic FZ1000 II is ranked #3
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 72.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Fujifilm S1 and Panasonic FZ1000 II before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Fujifilm S1 and Panasonic FZ1000 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.