Compare Sony SLT-A57 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Updated on 11-Apr-2019

Comparison between Sony SLT-A57 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Sony SLT-A57 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Digital Cameras



Remote control Yes (Optional) No
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C) MicroHDMI
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected WiFi, WiFi direct, NFC


Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card


Max resolution 4912 x 3264
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels
Effective pixels 20.1
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) 1 inch
Processor N/A
Sensor type CMOS High Sensitivity MOS Sensor

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed 30 sec 1/4000 sec (mechanical), 1/16000 sec ( electronic)
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec 60 sec (mechanical), 1 sec(electronic)
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) Yes
Flash range 0.3 - 13.5m
External flash 10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
Flash modes Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Continuous drive Yes (12 fps)
Self-timer 2 sec / 10 sec / 10 sec (3 images)
Metering modes Multi Center-weighted Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) 1/3 EV step, +/-5 EV (+/-3 EV for motion picture)
AE Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps) 3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, Max. +/-3 EV
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
Aperture priority f/2.8-4.0
Shutter priority yes
Manual exposure mode yes
Subject / scene modes Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape,

Videography features

Format MPEG-4 AVCHD H.264 AVCHD, MP4
Microphone Stereo Stereo
Speaker Mono mono
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)


ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (25600 with boost)
White balance presets 9 Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set1 / White Set2 / White Set3 / White Set4 / Color Temperature
Custom white balance Yes (1)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Tracking Single Continuous Face Detection Live View
Digital Zoom 4x max
Manual focus Yes
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha mount LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT
Focal length multiplier 1.5x
Number of focus points 15

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3" 3 inch
Screen dots 921000 921000
Screen type Xtra Fine TFT drive with TruBlack technology Free-Angle TFT Screen LCD Display
Live view Yes yes
Viewfinder type Electronic OLED Live View finder
Viewfinder coverage 1 100 %
Viewfinder magnification 1.04x 1.88x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.)
Touch screen No


Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack Included
Battery description 550 1200 mAh Li ion
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 pictures
Weight (inc. batteries) 618 g (1.36 lb / 21.80 oz) 831 gm
Dimensions 132 x 98 x 81 mm (5.2 x 3.86 x 3.19") 136.8 x 98.5 x 130.7 mm


camera type DSLR DSLR

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