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

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
$369 - $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))

  • 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
  • Popularity: 951 vs 656

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$499 - $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 longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

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)

  • Have touch screens
  • Each supports an external flash

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)

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$340 - $449

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

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$499 - $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))

  • Significantly 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)

  • Incredible zoom: 83.3x vs 60x
  • Popularity: 630 vs 656

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$398 - $448

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
  • 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

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 slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 240 shots) and is newer (january 2017 vs september 2014).

However, on average it has a significantly 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 much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 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 G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
2 years older
$489

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

  • Much smaller: Compact (103×60×40 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 4.7"

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

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

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • Popularity: 315 vs 656

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))

  • Much smaller: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly 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 (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 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Built-in flashes
  • Popularity: 238 vs 656

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 months older
$998 - $1,050

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Built-in flashes
  • Announced: October 2016 vs January 2017
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$397 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 3.6x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Built-in flashes
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 330 shots
  • Popularity: 344 vs 656

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 slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 921k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, has much more focus points (49 vs 11) and is newer (january 2017 vs august 2010).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.72x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror).

Sony SLT A55

Sony SLT-A55
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SLT A55 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.72x vs 0.08x
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A55 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many fewer focus points: 15 vs 49
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SLT A55 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$318 - $699 (body only)
$369 - $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
$465 (body only)
$419 - $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

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$799 - $853 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.51x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Many fewer focus points: 19 vs 49

common strengths of the T6i and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Have touch screens

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 better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen and is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.70x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
9 months older
$553 (body only)
$669 - $712 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)

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$538 (body only)
$661 - $798 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-G7 (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-G7 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-G7 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$539 - $548 (body only)
$579 - $648 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: 1,605 vs 656

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 24 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4), 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 compact (111×65×34 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (4.7" vs 1.4") and is significantly heavier (616 g vs 245 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))

  • 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
  • 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$298 - $350

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

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))

  • 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))

  • 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"

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
  • 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