As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) is also often compared to pro digicams, mirrorless, travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. 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 significantly more zoom (60x vs 41.7x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 24 mm), 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, significantly smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.27x), lacks and external mic jack, has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second) and significantly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$394 - $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: 13,284 vs 9,800

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$499 - $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

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
similar age
$454 - $563

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (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
  • Significantly 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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$398 - $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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
3 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.27x vs 0.08x

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 20x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Significantly heavier: 915 g vs 616 g

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: September 2016 vs January 2017

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 4.2x), 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 250 shots) and is newer (january 2017 vs april 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly 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 much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (103×62×28 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
3 years older
$433

Significant advantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (103×62×28 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 7.1x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-LF1 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$679

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (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
  • Much smaller: Mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 4.2x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Popularity: 10,129 vs 9,800

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 january 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 19.8 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.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$479 (body only)
$798 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 interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen

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)

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
9 months older
$602 (body only)
$690 - $743 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

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
3 years older
$437 (body only)
$379 - $399 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much smaller: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the A5000 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • 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 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
  • Much 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7
1 year older
$341 (body only)
$448 12-32mm lens

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

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 230 shots vs 330 shots
  • No external flash support

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

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
3 years older
$583 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-G6 (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-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
  • Have touch screens
  • 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 is newer (january 2017 vs april 2015).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs mid size (110×64×36 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (4.7" vs 1.5") and is significantly heavier (616 g vs 270 g).

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

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))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (111×65×44 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Significantly 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 less zoom: 10x vs 60x
  • 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
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$277 - $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))

  • Much 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$259 - $284

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

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$299 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much 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"

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

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 920k 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 0.55x), 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 lacks and external mic jack.

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
4 months older
$410 - $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)

  • Announced: August 2016 vs January 2017

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$325 - $749 (body only)
$390 - $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)

  • Announced: March 2016 vs January 2017

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
3 years older
$435 (body only)
$389 - $447 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
  • 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