As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) is also often compared to travel zooms, mirrorless, pro digicams and entry-level DSLRs. The Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)'s top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX740 HS and the PowerShot SX60 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 and the Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V)

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 significantly 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).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
similar age

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (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
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Light weight: 652 g vs 616 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$398 - $435

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 worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 20 mm

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

  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 691 g vs 616 g
  • Each supports an external flash

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$475 - $597

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

  • Has a GPS
  • 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 P900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

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

  • None found

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))

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

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

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

  • Light weight: 660 g vs 616 g
  • Each supports an external flash

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$344 - $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)

  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 616 g
  • Each supports an external flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$480

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

  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 330 shots

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)

  • Good wide angle: 20 mm vs 20 mm
  • Light weight: 606 g vs 616 g
  • Each supports an external 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 slightly more zoom (60x vs 30x), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a touch screen, has a slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 265 shots) and is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (108×64×38 mm)), is thicker (4.7" vs 1.5"), is slightly heavier (616 g vs 272 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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1 year newer
$399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (110×64×40 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • Shorter battery life: 265 shots vs 330 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

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
  • 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 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
  • Have touch screens

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"
  • 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 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)

  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V
2 years older
$269

Significant advantages of the HX60V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 20 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (108×64×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the HX60V (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the HX60V and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Excellent wide angle: 4 mm vs 20 mm
  • Support external flash

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15
5 years older
$100

Significant advantages of the ZS15 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 208 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the ZS15 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the ZS15 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$315

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

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

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 330 shots

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

  • None found

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 may 2015), supports an external flash and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots), significantly smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.67x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.7 MP) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
similar age
$1,698 (body only)
$1,925 - $2,400 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GH5 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GH5 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GH5 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
2 years older
$348 (body only)
$400 - $448 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.7 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the A5100 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$458 (body only)
$498 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 a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

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
  • Each has a built-in 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 a built-in flash, has significantly more zoom (60x vs 2.9x), has a much wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 28 mm), has a touch screen and is newer (january 2017 vs june 2013).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), is significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (102×58×41 mm)), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20.7 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Nikon DL18-50

Nikon DL18-50
10 months older

Significant advantages of the DL18-50 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the DL18-50 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DL18-50 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Excellent wide angle: 18 mm vs 20 mm
  • Have touch screens
  • Great battery life: 290 shots vs 330 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
3 years older
$548 - $598

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

  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (102×58×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

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

  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 330 shots
  • Support external flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
2 years older
$648 - $782

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

  • Much 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: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

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

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 330 shots
  • Support external flash

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$368 - $455

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

  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

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

  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 330 shots

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 much 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 february 2014).

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 pentamirror) and has a significantly shorter battery life (330 shots vs 1200 shots).

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
4 months older
$326 (body only)
$409 - $447 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

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$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