• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 400.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 400.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic FZ1000 advantages over Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

  • Less expensive
    $698 vs $1195
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114) advantages over Panasonic FZ1000

  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 9.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Extremely compact compared to interchangeable-lens camera with similar lenses; Comfortable grip and controls; Bright, far-reaching 16x zoom lens; Excellent electronic viewfinder; Versatile tilt/swivel LCD; Excellent performance; Great image quality

  • Body materials feel a bit plasticky; Connector compartment door is fiddly; Limited raw buffer depth; Battery life below average for class; No built-in neutral density filter

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX10

Panasonic FZ1000
Sony RX10
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Top deck display
  • Integrated ND filter
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Sony RX10
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Panasonic FZ1000
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $540
  • 1/2 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $540
  • 1/2 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony RX10 II

Panasonic FZ1000
Sony RX10 II
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1098
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Top deck display
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Sony RX10 II
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $1098
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Canon G3X

Panasonic FZ1000
Canon G3X
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Canon G3X
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Panasonic FZ1000
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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