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, travel zooms, mirrorless and compacts. 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 september 2014) 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).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$398 - $436

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
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$333 - $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))

  • 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)

  • Great zoom: 60x vs 60x
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$340 - $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)

  • Great zoom: 65x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 20 mm
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$479 - $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))

  • 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)

  • Great zoom: 83.3x vs 60x
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$382 - $448

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))

  • Worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Great zoom: 50x vs 60x
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Each supports an external flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$322

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))

  • Much 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)

  • Great zoom: 60x vs 60x
  • Good wide angle: 20 mm vs 20 mm
  • 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 much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, has much more focus points (49 vs 15) and is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.72x), 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
$295 - $549 (body only)
$338 - $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

Nikon D3400

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

  • None found

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$500 - $599 (body only)
$539 - $549 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

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$399 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

Sony SLT A55

Sony SLT-A55
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SLT A55 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.72x vs 0.08x
  • Much higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A55 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many fewer focus points: 15 vs 49

common strengths of the SLT A55 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • None found

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500
2 years older
$499 (body only)
$549 - $750 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5500 (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 D5500 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • None found

common strengths of the D5500 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

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

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 25x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs compact (105×59×28 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (4.7" vs 1.1") and is much heavier (616 g vs 206 g).

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
7 months older
$218 - $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"
  • Much 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$275 - $279

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"
  • Much 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)

  • Great zoom: 30x vs 60x
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k 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))

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a GPS
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 4.7"

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
  • No touch screen

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

  • Great zoom: 30x vs 60x
  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
5 years older
$498

Significant advantages of the ZS20 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Has a GPS
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 4.7"

Significant disadvantages of the ZS20 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 20x vs 60x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 20 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the ZS20 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Have touch screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 none), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs august 2014) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.08x vs 0.67x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$478 (body only)
$498 - $539 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
  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$444 - $448 (body only)
$525 - $548 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 a flip-out screen

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
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 567 vs 260

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
1 year older
$776 - $798 (body only)
$885 - $898 16-50mm lens

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

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen

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
  • Popularity: 294 vs 260
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
2 years older
$348 (body only)
$448 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.7 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the A5100 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

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

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (60x vs 4.6x), has a much wider wide angle lens (20 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots), has a touch screen and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it is much larger (large (130×94×119 mm) vs super compact (96×56×19 mm)), is thicker (4.7" vs 0.8"), is much heavier (616 g vs 131 g), doesn't have a built-in GPS and is not waterproof.

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80
4 years older

Significant advantages of the FX80 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×56×19 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 4.7"
  • Much lighter: 131 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the FX80 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 4.6x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the FX80 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Wide aperture: f/2.5 vs f/2.8
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
2 years older
$998

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much smaller: Compact (110×67×29 mm) vs Large (130×94×119 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 4.7"
  • Much lighter: 214 g vs 616 g

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS6 (vs the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

  • Much less zoom: 4.6x vs 60x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 20 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-TS6 and Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Very long battery life: 370 shots vs 330 shots