As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) is also often compared to travel zooms, pro digicams, mirrorless and entry-level DSLRs. The Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)'s top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX70 HS and the PowerShot SX60 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 and the Cybershot DSC-RX100)

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 july 2015) 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).

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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1 year newer
$549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 616 g

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$335 - $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-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$392 - $398

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

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$398 - $424

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)

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$569

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/3.5), has a touch screen, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has a slightly longer battery life (330 shots vs 265 shots).

However, on average it is significantly larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (111×65×34 mm)), is thicker (4.7" vs 1.4"), is slightly heavier (616 g vs 243 g) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$249

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)
  • Significantly 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$279

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)
  • Significantly 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

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"

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 HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$518

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3
8 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS3 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (103×60×33 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.3" vs 4.7"
  • Lighter: 229 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS3 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 20 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the DMC-ZS3 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

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 2012).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1" 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 much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$368 - $412

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)
  • Much 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)

  • Very long battery life: 330 shots vs 330 shots
  • Popularity: 104 vs 119

Olympus Tough TG-5

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4 months newer
$449

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (113×66×32 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 4.7"
  • Much lighter: 250 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 20 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Very long battery life: 340 shots vs 330 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 months older
$1,010

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)
  • Much 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
  • Much shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 330 shots

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

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
1 year older
$391

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)
  • Much 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)

  • 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 higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs august 2014) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS).

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

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
1 year older
$673 - $898 (body only)
$784 - $998 16-50mm lens

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

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.08x
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP

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
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$448 (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

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7
2 years older
$458 (body only)
$667 12-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Significant advantages of the E-PL7 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much smaller: Mid size (115×67×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the E-PL7 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: LIVEMOS vs CMOS

common strengths of the E-PL7 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

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 0.53x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.2 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 Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$500 (body only)
$539 - $1,335 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.53x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

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)

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$290 - $549 (body only)
$344 - $449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.50x vs 0.08x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much 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 D3300

Nikon D3300
3 years older
$480 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.55x vs 0.08x
  • 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
  • Much 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