Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs DC FZ82 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Specs

Coolpix P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

DC FZ82

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.2 x 94.3 x 119.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.7")
  • 616g (19.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FZ82

Coolpix P610 vs DC FZ82: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Coolpix P610 vs DC FZ82: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DC FZ82 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

Coolpix P610 (0.50x)

DC FZ82 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

DC FZ82

Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360330
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the articulated display, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC FZ82

Coolpix P610

DC FZ82

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0018.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)149
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.921.16
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10804096 x 2160

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording.

Yields 27 points for the DC FZ82.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

DC FZ82

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight565g616g
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DC FZ82

Coolpix P610 und DC FZ82, front viewCoolpix P610 und DC FZ82, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und DC FZ82, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und DC FZ82, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Panasonic DC FZ82

9
27

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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