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Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5

Portability
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Imaging
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Features
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Overall
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Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
33
Overall
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Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Key Specs

Panasonic FZ1000 II
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 125 - 12800 (Bump to 25600)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 25-400mm (F2.8-4.0) lens
  • 808g - 136 x 97 x 132mm
  • Announced February 2019
  • Replaced the Panasonic FZ1000
Panasonic FP5
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35-140mm (F3.5-5.9) lens
  • 141g - 101 x 59 x 18mm
  • Introduced January 2011
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Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Overview

In this write-up, we will be contrasting the Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5, one being a Large Sensor Superzoom and the latter is a Ultracompact and both are offered by Panasonic. There exists a sizeable gap between the resolutions of the FZ1000 II (20MP) and FP5 (14MP) and the FZ1000 II (1") and FP5 (1/2.3") feature totally different sensor dimensions.

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The FZ1000 II was unveiled 8 years later than the FP5 and that is quite a large gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of these cameras offer different body type with the Panasonic FZ1000 II being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Panasonic FP5 being a Ultracompact camera.

Before going through a in depth comparison, below is a short introduction of how the FZ1000 II matches up versus the FP5 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic FZ1000 II over the Panasonic FP5

 FZ1000 II FP5 
IntroducedFebruary 2019January 2011More recent by 99 months
Manual focus More accurate focus
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution1240k230kClearer screen (+1010k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Panasonic FP5 over the Panasonic FZ1000 II

 FP5 FZ1000 II 

Common features in the Panasonic FZ1000 II and Panasonic FP5

 FZ1000 II FP5 
Screen sizing3"3"Equivalent screen sizing
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Physical Comparison

For those who are aiming to lug around your camera, you should take into account its weight and measurements. The Panasonic FZ1000 II has got external dimensions of 136mm x 97mm x 132mm (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2") accompanied by a weight of 808 grams (1.78 lbs) and the Panasonic FP5 has proportions of 101mm x 59mm x 18mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.7") along with a weight of 141 grams (0.31 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you are working with at that time. Following is the front view physical size comparison of the FZ1000 II vs the FP5.

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the FZ1000 II and FP5 is 55 and 95 respectively.

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it's hard to envision the contrast between sensor measurements just by reviewing technical specs. The photograph underneath might provide you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the FZ1000 II and FP5.

As you can tell, both the cameras offer different resolutions and different sensor measurements. The FZ1000 II with its bigger sensor will make achieving shallower depth of field simpler and the Panasonic FZ1000 II will deliver extra detail having an extra 6 Megapixels. Higher resolution will allow you to crop shots a little more aggressively. The more modern FZ1000 II is going to have an edge with regard to sensor technology.

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 sensor size comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II Portrait photography features
Panasonic FP5 Portrait photography features
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focusing manually
decent MP (20MP)
nice sensor size (1")
supports face detection focus
exports RAW formats
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decent MP (14MP)
comes with face detection autofocus
no manual focus
lack of manual exposure
can't use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II Street photography details
Panasonic FP5 Street photography details
71
screen can move to multiple angles
has image stabilization (Optical)
nice sensor size (1")
exports RAW formats
supports focus by touch
63
has image stabilization (Optical)
boasts focus by touch
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II Sports photography information
Panasonic FP5 Sports photography information
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excellent zoom range (25-400mm 16.0 x zoom)
silent shooting (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (20 megapixels)
nice sensor size (1")
supports tracking autofocus
lacks phase detect auto focus
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has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (14 megapixels)
comes with tracking autofocus
great battery (260 per charge)
slow continuous shooting (6.0 fps)
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Panasonic FZ1000 II
Travel photography with Panasonic FP5
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supports bluetooth
supports focus by touch
decent MP (20MP)
built-in flash
selfie friendly screen
reasonably wide (25mm)
great reach (400mm)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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great battery (260 per charge)
boasts focus by touch
decent MP (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
does not have Time Lapse recording
screen isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (35mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II Landscape photography advice
Panasonic FP5 Landscape photography advice
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focusing manually
reasonably wide (25mm)
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (20MP)
nice sensor size (1")
exports RAW formats
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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decent sized screen (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (14MP)
great battery (260 per charge)
no manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (35mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
lack of manual exposure
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
does not have Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic FZ1000 II as a Vlogging camera
Panasonic FP5 as a Vlogging camera
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reasonably wide (25mm)
selfie friendly screen
built-in touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detection focus
good video quality (3840 x 2160 pxls)
comes with external microphone socket
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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touch screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detection autofocus
wide angle not great (35mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external mic support
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Panasonic FZ1000 II vs Panasonic FP5 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic FZ1000 II and Panasonic FP5
 Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 IIPanasonic Lumix DMC-FP5
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic Panasonic
Model Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5
Category Large Sensor Superzoom Ultracompact
Announced 2019-02-18 2011-01-05
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Chip Venus Engine Venus Engine IV
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 13.2 x 8.8mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 116.2mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 5472 x 3648 4320 x 3240
Max native ISO 12800 6400
Max boosted ISO 25600 -
Lowest native ISO 125 100
RAW images
Lowest boosted ISO 80 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 49 11
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 25-400mm (16.0x) 35-140mm (4.0x)
Maximal aperture f/2.8-4.0 f/3.5-5.9
Macro focus distance 3cm 10cm
Focal length multiplier 2.7 5.9
Screen
Screen type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen size 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of screen 1,240 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Screen technology - TFT Touch Screen LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.74x -
Features
Slowest shutter speed 60 secs 60 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/1600 secs
Maximum silent shutter speed 1/16000 secs -
Continuous shooting rate 12.0fps 6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes -
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 13.50 m (with Auto ISO) 4.90 m
Flash options 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. Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840x2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p) 1280x720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 3840x2160 1280x720
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 808 grams (1.78 lbs) 141 grams (0.31 lbs)
Dimensions 136 x 97 x 132mm (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2") 101 x 59 x 18mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 350 photographs 260 photographs
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model DMW-BLC12PP -
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Launch cost $898 $199