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Advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
20 mm vs 24 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
60x vs 50x
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More than 40% more zoom
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
330 shots vs 300 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)'s maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Focus points
More focus points
49 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Weight
Slightly lighter
616 g vs 660 g
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Around 10% lighter

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX400V

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Size
Slightly smaller
130×93×103 mm vs 130×94×119 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
4.1" vs 4.7"
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More than 10% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)4.7"
              DSC-HX400V4.1"
              Weight Heavy Help
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)616 g
              DSC-HX400V660 g
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)6,400 ISO
              DSC-HX400V3,200 ISO
              Size Large Help
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)130×94×119 mm
              DSC-HX400V130×93×103 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)616 g
              DSC-HX400V660 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing

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              Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
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