Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 has a 18.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a 12.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
  Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Megapixels 18.1 12.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3) 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 80 - Max 3200 Min 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO , 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (extended); adjustable in 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint (Full area touch is available) Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO , 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (extended); adjustable in 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF type; 0.20-inch Color LCD (1166k dots equiv.), Field of View : approx. 100% 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB2.0 Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 240 shots 360 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 21.7 oz (616 g) includes batteries 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries
Size 5.1 x 3.7 x 4.7 in. (130 x 94 x 119 mm) 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $297.99 Buy from Amazon for $397.99
Release Date 2017-03-15 2015-10-15