Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot WX500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 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 WX500

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX500

DC FZ82 vs Cyber-shot WX500: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot WX500

Auto Focus points (4)491
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, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DC FZ82 is made easy by the superior video recording.

The DC FZ82 scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX500

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot WX500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1018.20
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330400
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
209g
(6.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX500 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot WX500 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the DC FZ82 and the more compact size.

Yields 18 points for the Cyber-shot WX500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

Cyber-shot WX500

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and Cyber-shot WX500

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot WX500, front viewDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot WX500, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und Cyber-shot WX500, view from aboveDC FZ82 und Cyber-shot WX500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Sony Cyber-shot WX500

10
18

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot WX500 as better choice.

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