In this review, we will be comparing FZ1000 and FZ1000 II, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras by Panasonic. Panasonic FZ1000 was introduced to market in June 2014 and Panasonic FZ1000 II was launched in February 2018. As you can see, FZ1000 is 4 years older than FZ1000 II. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Both Panasonic FZ1000 and Panasonic FZ1000 II cameras have 20.0MP 1" sensors. 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 9 cameras in this class, Panasonic FZ1000 is ranked #6
with an overall score of 72 and Panasonic FZ1000 II is ranked #3
with an overall score of 74.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ1000 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 Panasonic FZ1000 and Panasonic FZ1000 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.