Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ72 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ72 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ72 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 FZ72

  • Introduced in July 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 130.2 x 97 x 118.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.8" x 4.7")
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ72

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ72: 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 FZ72: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ72 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.

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 FZ72 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ72

Better choice: Draw

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ72 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

DMC FZ72

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)109
Auto Focus points (4)4923
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.160.20
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, 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 the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DC FZ82 scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ72

DC FZ82

DMC FZ72

Longer battery life (3, photos)330400

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ72 are that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 3 points for the DMC FZ72.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

DMC FZ72

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight616g600g
Similar size1464cm³1493cm³
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ72 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and DMC FZ72

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ72, front viewDC FZ82 und DMC FZ72, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und DMC FZ72, view from aboveDC FZ82 und DMC FZ72, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Panasonic DMC FZ72

29
3

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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