Panasonic unveiled the FZ2500, a bridge camera replaces the FZ1000. Here is a quick Panasonic FZ2500 vs FZ1000 vs Sony RX10 III comparison.
The Lumix DMC-FZ2500 comes with a 20-megapixel 1-inch-type sensor and outstanding video recording in a DCI 4K format video at a true 24.00 fps. Powered by a Venus Engine, the bridge camera offers Depth from Defocus technology. It also supports 4K Photo mode, and comes packed with Focus Stacking.
The Sony RX10 III bridge camera uses the same 1-inch 20.1-million-pixel stacked sensor as well as 4K/UHD video. The dust and moisture resistant camera offers an XGA OLED EVF with 2.36 million dots, as well as a tilting LCD.
Specifications comparison of the Panasonic FZ2500 vs FZ1000 vs Sony RX10 III cameras
You can see the Panasonic FZ2500 vs FZ1000 vs Sony RX10 III specs comparison table below. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Panasonic FZ2500||Panasonic FZ1000||Sony RX10 III|
|Sensor||20MP 1″ BSI-CMOS||20MP 1″ BSI-CMOS||20MP 1″ Stacked CMOS|
|Lens focal range||24-480mm equiv.||25-400mm equiv.||24-600mm equiv.|
|Lens max aperture||F2.8-4.5||F2.8-4.0||F2.4-4.0|
|ISO range (expanded)||80-25600||80-25600||64-25600|
|Top shutter speed
|1/4000 sec, 1/16000 sec||1/4000 sec, 1/16000 sec||1/2000 sec, 1/32000 sec|
|LCD size/type||3″ 1.04M-dot fully articulating||3″ 921k-dot fully articulating||3″ 1.3M-dot tilting|
|EVF resolution/type||2.36M-dot OLED||2.36M-dot OLED||2.36M-dot OLED|
|Top burst speed (S-AF)||12 fps||12 fps||14 fps|
|4K video capture||Cine/UHD 4K @ 30p/24p||UHD 4K @ 30p/24p||UHD 4K @ 30p/24p|
|High speed video||120 fps @ 1920 x 1080||120 fps @ 1920 x 1080||960 fps @ 800 x 270
480 fps @ 1136 x 384
240 fps @ 1824 x 1026
120 fps @ 1920 x 1080
|Top bitrates||4K: 100MBps
Full HD: 200Mbps
Full HD: 28Mbps
Full HD: 50Mbps
|Flat profile||V-Log L ($99 extra)||No||S-Log2|
|Live HDMI output||4:2:2, 10-bit||4:2:2, 8-bit||4:2:2, 8-bit|
|Mic/phone jacks||Yes / Yes||Yes / No||Yes / Yes|
|Battery life (CIPA)||350 shots||360 shots||420 shots|
|Dimensions||138 x 102 x 135 mm||137 x 99 x 131 mm||133 x 94 x 127 mm|
|Weight (CIPA)||966 g||831 g||1095 g|
Compared to its predecessor, the FZ2500 features a new 20x optical zoom lens. The Leica DC Vario-Elmarit optic offers a full-frame equivalent of 24-480mm and a maximum aperture of f/2.8-4.5.
As a verdict the FZ2500 comes out on top. The camera offers improved video features. Even the RX10 III does have a faster lens with long focal range the camera costs $400 more than the FZ2500.
Hope you find the Panasonic FZ2500 vs FZ1000 vs Sony RX10 III comparison table useful. We’ll pass more information about these bridge camera.
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