Here we are comparing two Bridge cameras from Panasonic and Canon. Panasonic FZ1000 II was introduced to market in February 2019 and Canon SX70 HS was launched in September 2018. There is only 5 months difference between FZ1000 II and SX70 HS so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Both cameras have 20.0MP sensors but Panasonic FZ1000 II's sensor is 1-inch sized whereas Canon SX70 HS has a 1/2.3-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. Panasonic FZ1000 II is ranked #3
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 72 whereas Canon SX70 HS is ranked #6
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 61.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ1000 II and Canon SX70 HS before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Panasonic FZ1000 II and Canon SX70 HS compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.