In this review, we will be comparing RX10 III and FZ1000 II, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras from Sony and Panasonic. Sony RX10 III was introduced to market in March 2016 and Panasonic FZ1000 II was launched in February 2019. As you can see, RX10 III is 3 years older than FZ1000 II. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
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, Sony RX10 III is ranked #6
with an overall score of 71 and Panasonic FZ1000 II is ranked #3
with an overall score of 72.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony RX10 III 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 Sony RX10 III and Panasonic FZ1000 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.