Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs PowerShot SX520 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Specs

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

PowerShot SX520 HS

  • Introduced in July 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1008mm (42x), f3.4-6.0
  • No WiFi
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX520 HS

DC FZ82 vs PowerShot SX520 HS: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

PowerShot SX520 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)102
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)330210
WiFi (2)

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, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DC FZ82 is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DC FZ82 scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

DC FZ82

PowerShot SX520 HS

Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
442g
(14.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
901cm³
(57 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX520 HS are the lower weight than the DC FZ82 and the more compact size.

Yields 4 points for the PowerShot SX520 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

PowerShot SX520 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and PowerShot SX520 HS

DC FZ82 und PowerShot SX520 HS, front viewDC FZ82 und PowerShot SX520 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und PowerShot SX520 HS, view from aboveDC FZ82 und PowerShot SX520 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

28
4

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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