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, travel zooms, pro digicams and mirrorless. 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 23 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs march 2015) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (330 shots vs 600 shots), 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
$339 - $447

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

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly 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))

  • 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)

  • Great zoom: 60x vs 60x
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$424 - $448

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
  • Significantly 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
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$350

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))

  • Much 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)

  • Great zoom: 60x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 20 mm vs 20 mm
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$349 - $429

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)

  • Great zoom: 65x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$469 - $697

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))

  • Worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • Heavier: 899 g vs 616 g

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

  • Great zoom: 83.3x vs 60x
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
10 months older
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 330 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly less zoom: 39.1x vs 60x
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Popularity: 608 vs 459

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 921k 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 january 2014).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.54x), 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 pentamirror) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$335 - $699 (body only)
$370 - $399 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))

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

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

  • None found

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
4 months older
$390 (body only)
$389 - $397 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)

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
3 years older
$405 (body only)
$349 - $397 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

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
7 years older
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.54x 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 T2i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

common strengths of the T2i and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots

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 10x), has a slightly 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 significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (113×66×35 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (4.7" vs 1.4") and is significantly heavier (616 g vs 269 g).

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
  • Significantly 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
  • Worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

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"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (112×64×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly 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
  • 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

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))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (111×65×44 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Significantly 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
  • Significantly 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"

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
2 years older
$220

Significant advantages of the SX710 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (113×66×35 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 269 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the SX710 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SX710 HS and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$279 - $299

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

  • Significantly 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
  • 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

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$259 - $397

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

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

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

  • Significantly less zoom: 35x vs 60x
  • 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"

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 4.2x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 28 mm), has a touch screen, has a slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 250 shots) and is newer (january 2017 vs september 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/1.8), is significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (103×63×28 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
1 year older
$379 - $399

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

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

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

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 330 shots

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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 4.2x vs 60x
  • Worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Built-in flashes
  • Popularity: 560 vs 459

Leica C Typ112

Leica C Typ112
3 years older
$1,286

Significant advantages of the Typ112 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (103×63×28 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Typ112 (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 Typ112 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 a touch screen and is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014).

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.70x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), much lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$400 - $448 (body only)
$470 - $498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.08x
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A6000 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 1,050 vs 459

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
1 year older
$748 (body only)
$848 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Many more focus points: 425 vs 49

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 576 vs 459
  • Each has a built-in flash