Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V) Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot HX90 (V) - Side by side

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Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V) 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 HX90 (V)

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 102 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 246g (7.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot HX90 (V): 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 HX90 (V): Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot HX90 (V) 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 HX90 (V) (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V) Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

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

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 and the superior video recording.

The DC FZ82 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1018.20
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330390
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
246g
(7.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX90 (V) are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot HX90 (V) is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the DC FZ82 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 20 points for the Cyber-shot HX90 (V).

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V) Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX90 (V), front viewDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX90 (V), front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX90 (V), view from aboveDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot HX90 (V), view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V)

14
20

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX90 (V) as better choice.

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