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Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Nikon Coolpix P520 Specs
All specs: Main page for DC FZ82
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P520
DC FZ82 vs Coolpix P520: 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.).
DC FZ82 vs Coolpix P520: Viewfinder
DC FZ82 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 1.16 megapixel with magnification of 0.46x.
The Coolpix P520 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 P520 (0.50x)
Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P520
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Nikon Coolpix P520 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||7|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||9|
|Better sensibility (4)||125 - 12800 ISO||80 - 3200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||1.16||0.20|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||200|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, 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 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P520
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||616g|
|More portable (2)||1464cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P520 are the articulated display, the lower weight than the DC FZ82 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.
Yields 8 points for the Coolpix P520.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Nikon Coolpix P520 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Coolpix P520
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DC FZ82
Nikon Coolpix P520
We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.
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|3||Canon PowerShot SX70 HS||65x|
|4||Canon PowerShot SX60 HS||65x|
|5||Panasonic DC FZ82||60x|
|6||Nikon Coolpix B600||60x|
|7||Nikon Coolpix B700||60x|
|8||Nikon Coolpix P610||60x|
|9||Canon PowerShot SX540 HS||50x|
|10||Canon PowerShot SX420 IS||42x|