As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) is also often compared to travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs and mirrorless. The Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)'s top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FZ300 and the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)) 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 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 2013) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (330 shots vs 400 shots), 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).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$493 - $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 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
  • Much 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

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$389 - $447

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much 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: 1,317 vs 1,289

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$250

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))

  • 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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$361 - $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)

  • Incredible zoom: 65x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Each supports an external flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
4 years older
$390

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 540 shots vs 330 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 24x 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 DMC-FZ200 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each supports an external flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$499 - $597

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
  • Larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

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: 762 vs 1,289

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 slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs april 2015) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), is thicker (4.7" vs 1.3"), is significantly heavier (616 g vs 245 g) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

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))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (112×64×38 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much 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

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
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

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"
  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 330 shots

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$249 - $289

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

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V
2 years older
$342

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
  • Much 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))

  • Much less zoom: 32.2x vs 60x
  • 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
  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$267 - $349

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

  • Much 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"

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
7 months older
$229

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
  • Much 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

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 11) 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

Nikon D3400
4 months older
$374 - $397 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)

  • Announced: August 2016 vs January 2017

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$308 - $649 (body only)
$367 - $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
$436 (body only)
$394 - $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

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
3 years older
$410 - $597 (body only)
$470 - $697 18-55mm lens

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

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.08x
  • 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)

  • Many focus points: 39 vs 49

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 years older
$473 - $549 (body only)
$443 - $499 18-55mm lens

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 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 significantly 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.

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$450 - $548 (body only)
$582 - $698 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
  • Popularity: 2,090 vs 1,289
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
9 months older
$594 - $622 (body only)
$706 - $713 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)

  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash