In this review, we will be comparing RX10 IV and FZ2500, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras from Sony and Panasonic. Sony RX10 IV was introduced to market in September 2017 and Panasonic FZ2500 was launched in September 2016. There is 12 months difference between RX10 IV and FZ2500 so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger RX10 IV, especially in sensor tech.
Both Sony RX10 IV and Panasonic FZ2500 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 10 cameras in this class, Sony RX10 IV is ranked #2
with an overall score of 74 and Panasonic FZ2500 is ranked #1
with an overall score of 76.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Sony RX10 IV and Panasonic FZ2500 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Sony RX10 IV and Panasonic FZ2500 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.