Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 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 FZ300

  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 131.6 x 91.5 x 117.1mm³ (5.2" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 691g (22.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ300: 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 FZ300: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ300 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 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 FZ300 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ300

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ300

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

DMC FZ300

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1012.00
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
691g
(22.3 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the lower weight than the DMC FZ300.

The DC FZ82 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300

DC FZ82

DMC FZ300

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.161.44
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330380
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ300 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 15 points for the DMC FZ300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

DMC FZ300

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution4096 x 21604096 x 2160
Similar size1464cm³1410cm³
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and DMC FZ300

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ300, front viewDC FZ82 und DMC FZ300, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ300, view from aboveDC FZ82 und DMC FZ300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Panasonic DMC FZ300

11
15

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

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