Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ200 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ200 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ200 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 FZ200

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 125.2 x 86.6 x 110.2mm³ (4.9" x 3.4" x 4.3")
  • 588g (19.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ200

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ200: 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 DMC FZ200: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ200 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.30 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)

DMC FZ200 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ200

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ200

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ200 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

DMC FZ200

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1012.00
Auto Focus points (4)4923
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
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC FZ82 is made easy by the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DC FZ82 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ200

DC FZ82

DMC FZ200

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.161.30
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330500
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
1195cm³
(75 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ200 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ200 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the DMC FZ200.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

DMC FZ200

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight616g588g
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ200 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and DMC FZ200

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ200, front viewDC FZ82 und DMC FZ200, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ200, view from aboveDC FZ82 und DMC FZ200, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Panasonic DMC FZ200

21
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DC FZ82.

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