Here we are comparing two Panasonic cameras cameras with different body types: Panasonic FZ1000, which was introduced in June 2014 is a Large Sensor Superzoom camera with a 20.0MP 1 sensor whereas Panasonic GX85, which was introduced in April 2016 is a Semi-Pro Mirrorless camera with a 16.0MP Four Thirds sensor.
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 is ranked #5
out of 9 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 76 whereas Panasonic GX85 is ranked #9
out of 43 Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 79.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ1000 and Panasonic GX85 before getting into our more detailed comparison.