Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ1000 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II 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 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • 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
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ1000 II: The sensors

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

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the DMC FZ1000 II'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 II

DC FZ82 vs DMC FZ1000 II: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ1000 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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 II (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ1000 II

Advantage: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

DMC FZ1000 II

Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
810g
(26.1 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

The DC FZ82 scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

DC FZ82

DMC FZ1000 II

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.24
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330440

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ1000 II is made easy by the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 27 points for the DMC FZ1000 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

DMC FZ1000 II

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

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and DMC FZ1000 II

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

4
27

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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