Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Nikon Coolpix P510 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs Coolpix P510 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Nikon Coolpix P510 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 P510

  • Introduced in February 2012
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1000mm (42x), f3.0-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 119.8 x 82.9 x 102.2mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 4.0")
  • 555g (17.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P510

DC FZ82 vs Coolpix P510: 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

DC FZ82 vs Coolpix P510: Viewfinder

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

The Coolpix P510 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

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.

DC FZ82 (0.46x)

Coolpix P510 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P510

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P510

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Nikon Coolpix P510 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice


Coolpix P510

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.160.20
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)330240
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, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P510: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DC FZ82 scores 32 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P510


Coolpix P510

Articulated monitor (2)
More portable (2)1464cm³
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P510 are the articulated display, the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

Yields 6 points for the Coolpix P510.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Coolpix P510

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight616g555g
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Nikon Coolpix P510 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Coolpix P510

DC FZ82 und Coolpix P510, front viewDC FZ82 und Coolpix P510, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und Coolpix P510, view from aboveDC FZ82 und Coolpix P510, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Nikon Coolpix P510


We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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