As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) is also often compared to mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms and digicams. The Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)'s top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX60 HS and the EOS Rebel T6) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix B700 and the Coolpix B500)

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 touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs july 2015), supports an external flash and is more popular.

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, has a slightly shorter battery life (330 shots vs 380 shots) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$338 - $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)

  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Fairly small: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 616 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$398 - $425

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)

  • Fairly small: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 691 g vs 616 g

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 an external mic jack
  • Has a GPS
  • 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)

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Light weight: 660 g vs 616 g
  • Each supports an external flash

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$333 - $339

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))

  • Much 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)

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 616 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
10 months older
$218 - $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 worse wide angle: 23 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

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

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 616 g
  • Popularity: 170 vs 181

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)

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Light weight: 652 g vs 616 g

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 sensor shift), is newer (january 2017 vs may 2015), supports an external flash and is more popular.

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.67x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20.2 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs four thirds 17.3x13mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9

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1 year newer
$998 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX9 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • 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 a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • 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
  • No external flash support
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
3 years older
$509 (body only)
$636 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-G6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-G6 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7
1 year older
$531 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GF7 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GF7 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No external flash support
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-GF7 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$468 (body only)
$498 - $539 14-42mm lens

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

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.08x
  • 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 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 11) and is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.53x), 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).

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$289 - $549 (body only)
$334 - $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

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$370 (body only)
$289 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 D5300

Nikon D5300
3 years older
$500 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.08x
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the D5300 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 49

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
4 months older
$326 (body only)
$398 - $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)

  • None found

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$500 (body only)
$539 - $630 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)

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

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 10x), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs april 2015) and supports an external flash.

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)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out and is thicker (4.7" vs 1.5").

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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3 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (112×67×41 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (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 DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) 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

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 worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • No touch screen

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$721

Significant advantages of the HX60 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 20 mm
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (108×64×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.5" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the HX60 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the HX60 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

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

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$218 - $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 worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

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

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$279 - $390

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"
  • Lighter: 243 g vs 616 g

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

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to digicam competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (60x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 38 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 1.2 MP).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2.4), is significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (157×75×35 mm)), is thicker (4.7" vs 1.4") and is slightly heavier (616 g vs 420 g).

Nikon Coolpix 900

Nikon Coolpix 900
19 years older

Significant advantages of the Coolpix 900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (157×75×35 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix 900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 20 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the Coolpix 900 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix 900S

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18 years older

Significant advantages of the 900S (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (157×75×35 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the 900S (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 20 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the 900S and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital