Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 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

DMC FZ1000

  • Introduced in July 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 137 x 98.5 x 130.7mm³ (5.4" x 3.9" x 5.1")
  • 831g (26.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ1000: The sensors

DC FZ82 features a Compact sized sensor, while the DMC FZ1000 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the DMC FZ1000's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the DC FZ82 employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ1000: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ1000 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

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)

DMC FZ1000 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ1000

Advantage: Panasonic DMC FZ1000

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

DMC FZ1000

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
831g
(26.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
1764cm³
(111 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000. Another advantage over the DMC FZ1000: the more compact size.

The DC FZ82 scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ1000

DC FZ82

DMC FZ1000

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.36
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330360

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the better viewfinder, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DC FZ82: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 25 points for the DMC FZ1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

DMC FZ1000

Sensitivity125 - 12800 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution4096 x 21604096 x 2160
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and DMC FZ1000

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ1000, front viewDC FZ82 und DMC FZ1000, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ1000, view from aboveDC FZ82 und DMC FZ1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Panasonic DMC FZ1000

8
25

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 as better choice.

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