Although designed with a 16x optical zoom which is lower than most bridge cameras, the terrific Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000’s sizeable 1-inch sensor delivers a large boost in image quality. This isn’t an average lens either, but an impressive Leica optic with a massive f/2.8 maximum wide-angle aperture that narrows to a respectable f/4 at full zoom.
Capable of capturing shots in low light without resorting to high ISO sensitivities, whilst the Hybrid 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization minimizes shaking. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 avialable 4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 video recording, superb 2,359,000-dot EVF and raw shooting capability.
Sensor size: 1-inch CMOS
Zoom range: 16x, 25-400mm-equivalent
Screen type: 3-inch articulating, 921,000 dots
Maximum continuous shooting rate: 12fps
Maximum video resolution: Ultra HD 2160p
Battery life (CIPA rating): 360 shots
User level: Enthusiasts