Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 Review

Overall Score

59

Main Features

  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 20-1200 mm (60x) F2.8-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 1166k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 130 x 94 x 119 mm, 616g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 Overview


First introduced in January, 2017, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic FZ80


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS_I Memory Card Support
1166k dot Viewfinder Resolution
20 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Stacking
Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
1040k dots Screen Resolution
330 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
5.9 Lens at Tele
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
No Articulating Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 has an Overall Score of 59/100 and ranked #72 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #332 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Panasonic FZ80 Scores
Imaging score
36
Features score
74
Value for money score
74
Portability score
72
Overall score
59
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic FZ80


Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 weighs 616g and has external dimensions of 130 x 94 x 119mm (5.12 x 3.7 x 4.69"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Panasonic FZ80 is 228 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic FZ80 is more by 17mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ80
616g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ80
119mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-FZ80 Dimensions Lumix DMC-FZ80
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic FZ300 691 g 616 g 132 x 92 x 117 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Nikon Coolpix B700 Nikon B700 565 g 616 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 616 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 616 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Panasonic FZ70 606 g 616 g 130 x 97 x 118 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 616 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Sony HX400V 660 g 616 g 130 x 93 x 103 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic FZ200 588 g 616 g 125 x 87 x 110 mm 130 x 94 x 119 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-FZ80
Announced January, 2017
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 1166
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.46
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 14.10
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction, 1st Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 330 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 616 g
Physical Dimensions 130 x 94 x 119 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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