As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams, mirrorless and travel zooms. The Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)'s top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FZ300 and the Lumix DMC-FZ70) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix B700 and the Coolpix P900)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs september 2014) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 1.39x), lacks and external mic jack, doesn't have a built-in GPS and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$359 - $447

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Incredible zoom: 60x vs 60x
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 889 vs 765

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$493 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/16000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 24x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 20 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Each supports an external flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$250

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Incredible zoom: 60x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 20 mm vs 20 mm
  • Each supports an external flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$398

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 1.39x vs 0.08x
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Less zoom: 50x vs 60x
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Great zoom: 50x vs 60x
  • Each supports an external flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$499 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 60x
  • Has a GPS
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • Larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

common strengths of the P900 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Incredible zoom: 83.3x vs 60x
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 643 vs 765

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$347 - $430

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SX60 HS and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Incredible zoom: 65x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Each supports an external flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, has much more focus points (49 vs 9) and is newer (january 2017 vs march 2013).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.55x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$328 - $649 (body only)
$343 - $449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.50x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 49
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
3 years older
$447 (body only)
$393 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.55x vs 0.08x
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 49

common strengths of the D3300 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
4 months older
$377 - $497 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.55x vs 0.08x
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 49
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the D3400 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Announced: August 2016 vs January 2017

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$325 (body only)
$350 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.50x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much higher true resolution: 18 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 49

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
8 years older
$680 (body only)
$730 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.63x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 49
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 930k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the D90 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$431 - $649 (body only)
$535 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.53x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 49

common strengths of the T5i and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Have touch screens

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has way more more zoom (60x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 28 mm), has a touch screen, has a significantly longer battery life (330 shots vs 235 shots) and is newer (january 2017 vs april 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (98×58×31 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
similar age
$429 - $430

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much thinner: 1.2" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Built-in flashes
  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
3 years older
$500

Significant advantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (103×62×28 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 7.1x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-LF1 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Built-in flashes
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2017 vs october 2015), supports an external flash and is more popular.

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.67x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (122×71×44 mm)).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85
3 months older
$898 (body only)
$998 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-G85 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-G85 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-G85 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: September 2016 vs January 2017
  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
1 year older
$449 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 255 shots vs 330 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the EOS M10 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much smaller: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 330 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
3 years older
$437 (body only)
$370 - $379 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 19.8 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the A5000 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
9 months older
$547 (body only)
$700 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.08x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has way more more zoom (60x vs 30x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a touch screen and is newer (january 2017 vs april 2015).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (110×64×36 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (4.7" vs 1.5") and is significantly heavier (616 g vs 270 g).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (112×64×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.5" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 282 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year older
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has a GPS
  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 330 shots

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$267 - $350

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (110×64×36 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 270 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly less zoom: 40x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Great zoom: 40x vs 60x
  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (111×65×44 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 10x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 20 mm
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$299 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 35x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Great zoom: 35x vs 60x
  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (111×65×34 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 243 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS