Here we are comparing RX10 II and FZ300, two Bridge cameras from Sony and Panasonic. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II is a Large Sensor Superzoom class camera and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 is a Small Sensor Superzoom class camera.
Sony RX10 II was introduced to market in June 2015 and Panasonic FZ300 was launched in July 2015. There is only 1 months difference between RX10 II and FZ300 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Sony RX10 II is ranked #5
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 71 whereas Panasonic FZ300 is ranked #1
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony RX10 II and Panasonic FZ300 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Sony RX10 II and Panasonic FZ300 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.