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, boutiques, 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 march 2015) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix B700

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10 months older
$380 - $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
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 392 vs 282

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

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1 year older
$498

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
  • Each supports an external flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

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3 years older

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

  • 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)

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

Nikon Coolpix P900

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1 year older
$639 - $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
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 304 vs 282

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

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2 years older
$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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

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similar age
$367 - $608

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))

  • Significantly less zoom: 41.7x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

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

  • Announced: December 2016 vs January 2017
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

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 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.

Nikon D3400

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4 months older
$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))

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

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

  • Announced: August 2016 vs January 2017

Canon EOS Rebel T6

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10 months older
$699 (body only)
$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
  • 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)

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Nikon D3300

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3 years older
$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
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 49
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots

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

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Canon Rebel SL1

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3 years older
$599 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the SL1 (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 SL1 (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 SL1 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 slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 240 shots) 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 slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), 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

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1 year older
$399 - $628

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
  • Much 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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

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3 years older
$598

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

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much thinner: 1.5" vs 4.7"

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very long battery life: 350 shots vs 330 shots
  • Support external flash

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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4 years older
$448 - $650

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
  • Very long battery life: 330 shots vs 330 shots

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen and has a slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 300 shots).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.7), is significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (115×66×55 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

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2 years older
$648

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Much smaller: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 2.2" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No touch screen
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 223 vs 282

Sony SLT-A68

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the SLT-A68 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the SLT-A68 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the SLT-A68 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • 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 viewfinder (digital vs none), has a touch screen, has a significantly longer battery life (330 shots vs 210 shots), is newer (january 2017 vs january 2013) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs four thirds 17.3x13mm) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon EOS M10

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1 year older
$449 15-45mm lens

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

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

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

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • 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)

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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
  • Significantly 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

Nikon 1 J3

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4 years older
$650 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the J3 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much smaller: Compact (101×61×29 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the J3 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the J3 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • 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 has a slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 250 shots).

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)), much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 3.34x), is thicker (4.7" vs 1.4") and is significantly heavier (616 g vs 243 g).

Nikon Coolpix A900

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10 months older
$300 - $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"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

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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-TZ60

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2 years older
$302

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (111×64×34 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (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-TZ60 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

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10 months older
$391

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"
  • 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-ZS50

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2 years older
$292

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
  • 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

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

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7 months older
$249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 4.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 182 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 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