• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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Predecessor: Panasonic FZ150
FZ150 vs FZ200
Sony RX10 III
RX10 III vs RX10 IV
Successor: Panasonic FZ300
FZ200 vs FZ300
 
General
Model Number: FZ200 RX10 IV
Alternate Model Number(s):   DSC-RX10M4
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.00 $1699.99
Street Price: $319.96 $1,715.98
Date Available: 2012-08-30 2017-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 21.3 oz (603 g)
includes batteries
38.6 oz (1,095 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.4 x 4.3 in.
(125 x 87 x 110 mm)
5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in.
(133 x 94 x 127 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic Sony Exmor RS
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 20.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 37  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 19.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 114  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2720 x 1528 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.1 23.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1824x1026 (250p/​240p)
1824x616 (500p/​480p/​250p/​240p)
1244x420 (1000p/​960p)
1292x436 (500p/​480p)
912x308 (1000p/​960p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT; 14 elements in 11 groups, 5 Aspherical Lenses, 9 Aspherical surfaces, 3 ED Lenses , 1 Nano Surface Coating Lens) Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*, 18 elements in 13 groups (6 aspheric elements, including AA lens; 7 ED glass elements, 1 Super ED glass element)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600mm 24 - 600mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 108mm 8.8 - 220mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x 25.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide/tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.4 (W) / f/4 (T) - f/16; 9-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 72.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x standard digital zoom; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom; Higher at reduced resolutions, up to 15.2x at VGA
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23 pt) / 1 pt (Flexible / Scalable) Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF): Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)); Center; Flexible Spot (S/M/L);Expanded Flexible Spot; Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.21-inch 1,312K-dots eq. LCD, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.46x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment Fixed EVF: 0.39-inch, 2359K-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from eyepiece, 21.5mm from eyepiece frame (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution:   2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.46x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.46x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots (153,600 px) 1,440,000 dots (480,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (* Extended ISO) Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Incandescent, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1, White Set 2 Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp/Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Sports, Panning, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, HDR, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, 3D photo; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color Scene Modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Panorama; HFR Mode; Picture Effects: Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High- key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0 - 6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 5, 10; 3 or 5 shots after 2, 5, 10; Smile seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off; (Wireless supported via external flash only; internal flash does not support Wireless mode.)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 13.5m (Tele/ISO Auto) ISO Auto: Approx. 1.0m to 10.8m (3.28 ft. to 35.43 ft.) (W) / Approx. 1.0m to 6.5m (3.28 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Multi Interface Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Included Memory: 70.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired Optional Wired or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini-HDMI (Type C) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Stereo Microphone/Wired Remote Jack Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.85 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.82  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.16 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.1 23.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 217
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.2 24.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 11 112
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.2 23.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 11 107
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.23 seconds 0.03 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.24 seconds 0.04 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.279 seconds 0.035 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.48 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.011 seconds 0.009 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.4 seconds 1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds 0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.3 seconds 2.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 510 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 540 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Video:   75 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.3 PE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio SE, Adobe Reader Capture One Express (for Sony) free download
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Fast f/2.8 25-600mm eq. lens with Power OIS optical image stabilization, Full HD 1080p60 Movies, 12fps full-res burst mode, RAW capture, iAuto, iAuto Plus, iResolution, iD-Range, iHDR, flash hot shoe.