Canon XC10 vs Sony RX10 vs Panasonic FZ1000 vs GH4 Comparison

Canon XC10 digital camcorder which combines advanced 4K video recording with capable still shooting features becomes official.

To see the difference between Canon XC10 vs Sony RX10 vs Panasonic FZ1000 vs GH4 cameras we have put together Canon XC10 vs Sony RX10 vs Panasonic FZ1000 vs GH4 specs comparison table.

The 4K video recording Canon XC10 has core features like a Canon-designed 12-megapixel 1″ CMOS sensor and a fixed F2.8-5.6 image stabilized lens equivalent to 27.3-273mm for videos and 24.1-241mm for stills.

The FZ1000 features a 20.1 megapixel 1-inch MOS sensor, 16x optical zoom lens which has an F2.8-4.0 aperture range, 0.09 second auto-focusing speed, a 2,359k OLED Live View Finder (LVF) and a 3-inch 921-K dot LCD display.

The RX10 is a bridge camera features a 20.2 megapixel 1.0-type back-illuminated CMOS imager and a 24-200mm (eq.) f/2.8 OSS lens.

The Lumix GH-4 camera features 16MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine IX processor with an enhanced fast and accurate Auto Focus (AF) system (approximately 0.07 seconds).


Specifications Comparison of Canon XC10 vs Sony RX10 vs Panasonic FZ1000 vs GH4 Cameras

Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon XC10 vs Sony RX10 vs Panasonic FZ1000 vs GH4 cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon XC10 Sony RX10 Panasonic FZ1000 Panasonic GH4
Sensor Resolution 12 Million 20 Million 20 Million 16 Million
Sensor Size 12.8 x 9.6 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Type 1″ 1″ 1″ 4/3
Image Size 4000 x 3000 5472 x 3648 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Image Processor DIGIC DV5 Bionz X Venus Engine Venus Engine IX
Lens 24–241 mm 24–200 mm 25–400 mm Micro Four Thirds
Maximum aperture f/2.8-f/5.6 f/2.8 f/2.8-f/4.0
Storage Media CFast, SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Continuous Shooting Speed 3.8 FPS 10 FPS 12 FPS 12 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 to 60 sec 1/3200 to 30 sec 1/16000 to 60 sec 1/8000 to 60 sec
Autofocus System 9 points 25 points 49 points 49 points
Video Maximum Resolution 3840 x 2160 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p) 3840 x 2160 (30p) 4096 x 2160 (24p), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 25p, 30p)
4K Video XF-AVC Intra (305MBps) MP4 (100MBps)
2X oversampling for HD video Yes
Professional picture modes Canon Log gamma
HDMI out Yes, 4:2:2 10-bit Yes Yes Yes
Time code Yes
Color bars Yes
Built-in ND filter Yes Yes
LCD Size 3″ Tilting TFT-LCD 3″ Tilting TFT-LCD 3″ Fully articulated TFT-LCD 3″ Fully articulated TFT-LCD
Touch Screen Yes No No Yes
LCD Resolution 1,030,000 dots 1,228,800 dots 921,000 dots 1,036,000 dots
USB Version 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Dimensions 125 x 102 x 122 mm 129 x 88 x 102 mm 137 x 99 x 131 mm 133 x 93 x 84 mm
Weight 1040g 813g 831g 560g
MSRP Price $2,499 $999 $799 $1,499

The XC10 will be available this June and will ship with a SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card at an MSRP of $2499.