In this review, we will be comparing FZ1000 II and FZ1000, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras by Panasonic. Both Panasonic FZ1000 II and Panasonic FZ1000 cameras have 20.0MP 1-inch sensors. Panasonic FZ1000 II was introduced to market in February 2019 and Panasonic FZ1000 was launched in June 2014. As you can see, FZ1000 is 5 years older than FZ1000 II. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Large Sensor Superzoom cameras. Out of 10 cameras in this class, Panasonic FZ1000 II is ranked #3
with an overall score of 72 and Panasonic FZ1000 is ranked #4
with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ1000 II and Panasonic FZ1000 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 Panasonic FZ1000 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.