Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Nikon Coolpix L840 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs Coolpix L840 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Nikon Coolpix L840 Specs


  • 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 L840

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-855mm (38x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 96mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 3.8")
  • 536g (17.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix L840

DC FZ82 vs Coolpix L840: 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

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Nikon Coolpix L840 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice


Coolpix L840

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080

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.

The DC FZ82 scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix L840


Coolpix L840

Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330600
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
(17.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix L840 are the articulated display, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DC FZ82. Another advantage over the DC FZ82: the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the Coolpix L840.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Coolpix L840

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Nikon Coolpix L840 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Coolpix L840

DC FZ82 und Coolpix L840, front viewDC FZ82 und Coolpix L840, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und Coolpix L840, view from aboveDC FZ82 und Coolpix L840, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Nikon Coolpix L840


We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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