Nikon D3200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Winner
Nikon D3200

56

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Size
Really small
Standard size (113×72×79 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Weight
Light-weight
340 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$319 body only

$359 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$325 - $749 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7

Super zoom

$499

Supports RAW No RAW support
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$219 - $257

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

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Nikon D3200
D3200
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8
Lumix DMC-FZ8
Panasonic

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