Here we are comparing two cameras with different body types: Panasonic FZ1000 II, which was introduced in February 2019 is a Large Sensor Superzoom camera with a 20.0MP 1-inch sensor whereas Sony A6400, which was introduced in January 2019 is a Advanced Mirrorless camera with a 24.0MP APS-C sensor. There is only 1 months difference between FZ1000 II and A6400 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Comparing an interchangeble lens camera to a fixed lens camera is a bit tricky but we will do our best to make this a fair comparison. Fortunately, you can't go wrong with any of these cameras as we rank them 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 Sony A6400 is ranked #10
out of 55 Advanced Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 75.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ1000 II and Sony A6400 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 Sony A6400 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.