Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot RX10 - Side by side

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Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 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 RX10

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 88.1 x 102.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 4.0")
  • 813g (26.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot RX10: The sensors

DC FZ82 features a Compact sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot RX10 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the Cyber-shot RX10'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: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot RX10: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot RX10 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 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)

Cyber-shot RX10 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot RX10

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot RX10

Auto Focus points (4)4925
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
813g
(26.2 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC FZ82 is made easy by the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10.

The DC FZ82 scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot RX10

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1020.10
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO125 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.44
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330340
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
1161cm³
(73 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot RX10 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 29 points for the Cyber-shot RX10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot RX10

Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Cyber-shot RX10

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot RX10, front viewDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot RX10, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot RX10, view from aboveDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot RX10, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

10
29

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 as better choice.

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