Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot HX400V - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX400V 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

Cyber-shot HX400V

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f2.8-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.1")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX400V

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot HX400V: 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 Cyber-shot HX400V: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot HX400V has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.40 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)

Cyber-shot HX400V (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX400V

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot HX400V

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot HX400V

Auto Focus points (4)491
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.160.40
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)330300

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, 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 that the battery has more stamina.

The DC FZ82 scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX400V

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot HX400V

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1020.40
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
1247cm³
(79 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX400V are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot HX400V is made easy by the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

Yields 15 points for the Cyber-shot HX400V.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot HX400V

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight616g660g
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Cyber-shot HX400V

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX400V, front viewDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX400V, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX400V, view from aboveDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX400V, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Sony Cyber-shot HX400V

17
15

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

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