Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Review

Overall Score

74

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-400 mm (16x) F2.8-4.0 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 12 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 136 x 97 x 132 mm, 808g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-FZ1000

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Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Overview


First introduced in February, 2018, Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II is a 20 MP Compact with a 1 (13.2 x 8.8 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic FZ1000 with Lumix DC-FZ1000 II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic FZ1000 II with Panasonic FZ1000


Panasonic FZ1000 II comes with a 13.2 x 8.8 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 15.86 mm (0.62").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II

Sensor resolution of Panasonic FZ1000 II ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Panasonic FZ1000 II has Crop Factor: 2.73

The sensor has a surface area of 116.2 mm².

There are approximate 19,996,527 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic FZ1000 II


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II with competitors in large sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
12.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Long Battery Life: 350 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Focus Stacking
Bluetooth Connectivity
Articulating Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1240k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
UHS-I Memory Card Support
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.0
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II has an Overall Score of 74/100 and ranked #9 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #106 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Panasonic FZ1000 II Scores
Imaging score
51
Features score
91
Value for money score
67
Portability score
64
Overall score
74
Average Scores in Large Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
87
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
64
Overall score
71

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic FZ1000 II


Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II weighs 808g and has external dimensions of 136 x 97 x 132mm (5.35 x 3.82 x 5.2"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Superzoom cameras is 874g, Panasonic FZ1000 II is 66 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ1000 II
808g
Average weight
874g
Min weight
733g
Max weight
1095g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ1000 II
132mm
Average Thickness
123mm
Min Thickness
102mm
Max Thickness
145mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Dimensions Lumix DC-FZ1000 II
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 808 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Panasonic FZ2500 915 g 808 g 138 x 102 x 135 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic FZ300 691 g 808 g 132 x 92 x 117 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Sony RX10 IV 1095 g 808 g 133 x 94 x 145 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Sony RX10 III 1051 g 808 g 133 x 94 x 127 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Nikon Coolpix P1000 Nikon P1000 1415 g 808 g 146 x 119 x 181 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Canon SX70 HS 608 g 808 g 127 x 91 x 117 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 Panasonic FZ80 616 g 808 g 130 x 94 x 119 mm 136 x 97 x 132 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DC-FZ1000 II
Announced February, 2018
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 1240k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.74
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 13.50
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, 1st / 2nd Slow Sync.
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Area 116.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 80
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model DMW-BLC12PP
Physical
Weight 808 g
Physical Dimensions 136 x 97 x 132 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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