In this review, we will be comparing FZ1000 and RX10 IV, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras from Panasonic and Sony. Panasonic FZ1000 was introduced to market in June 2014 and Sony RX10 IV was launched in September 2017. As you can see, FZ1000 is 3 years older than RX10 IV. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Both cameras have 20.0MP sensors but Panasonic FZ1000's sensor is 1 sized whereas Sony RX10 IV has a 1" sensor. 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 is ranked #6
with an overall score of 72 and Sony RX10 IV is ranked #2
with an overall score of 74.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ1000 and Sony RX10 IV 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 Sony RX10 IV compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.