FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5

Portability
92
Imaging
37
Features
28
Overall
33
FujiFilm FinePix F80EXR front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5 front
Portability
92
Imaging
36
Features
30
Overall
33

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Key Specs

FujiFilm F80EXR
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Push to 12800)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 27-270mm (F3.3-5.6) lens
  • 210g - 99 x 59 x 28mm
  • Revealed June 2010
  • Additionally referred to as FinePix F85EXR
Panasonic ZS5
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 25-300mm (F3.3-4.9) lens
  • 214g - 103 x 60 x 32mm
  • Introduced June 2010
  • Other Name is Lumix DMC-TZ8
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FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Overview

Let's look more closely at the FujiFilm F80EXR versus Panasonic ZS5, former is a Small Sensor Compact while the other is a Small Sensor Superzoom by companies FujiFilm and Panasonic. The sensor resolution of the F80EXR (12MP) and the ZS5 (12MP) is very close but the F80EXR (1/2") and ZS5 (1/2.3") posses totally different sensor dimensions.

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The F80EXR was unveiled very close to the ZS5 so they are of a similar age. Both cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before we go straight to a more detailed comparison, here is a concise summary of how the F80EXR scores versus the ZS5 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm F80EXR over the Panasonic ZS5

 F80EXR ZS5 
Display dimensions3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")

Reasons to pick Panasonic ZS5 over the FujiFilm F80EXR

 ZS5 F80EXR 

Common features in the FujiFilm F80EXR and Panasonic ZS5

 F80EXR ZS5 
IntroducedJune 2010June 2010Same age
Manual focus Lack of manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kEqual display resolution
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch friendly display Lack of Touch friendly display

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Physical Comparison

When you are going to travel with your camera frequently, you'll have to consider its weight and volume. The FujiFilm F80EXR offers outer measurements of 99mm x 59mm x 28mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 1.1") along with a weight of 210 grams (0.46 lbs) and the Panasonic ZS5 has sizing of 103mm x 60mm x 32mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.3") along with a weight of 214 grams (0.47 lbs).

Analyze the FujiFilm F80EXR versus Panasonic ZS5 in our brand new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you are working with during that time. Below is a front view size comparison of the F80EXR and the ZS5.

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the F80EXR and ZS5 is 92 and 92 respectively.

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is difficult to see the contrast in sensor dimensions purely by viewing a spec sheet. The picture below may give you a better sense of the sensor sizing in the F80EXR and ZS5.

Clearly, both of these cameras have the same megapixel count but not the same sensor dimensions. The F80EXR has the larger sensor which should make obtaining bokeh less difficult.

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with FujiFilm F80EXR
Portrait photography with Panasonic ZS5
22
manual focus not available
external flash not possible
MP count low (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/2")
does not have RAW support
28
includes face detect focusing
lack of manual focus
no external flash support
low megapixels (12MP)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR Street photography advice
Panasonic ZS5 Street photography advice
54
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
sensor is very small (1/2")
does not have RAW support
heavier than others (210 grams)
61
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competitors in class (214g)
screen is fixed
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR as a Sports photography camera
Panasonic ZS5 as a Sports photography camera
26
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
very slow continuous shooting (4.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority
MP count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2")
does not have phase detect auto focus
32
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes tracking focus
low maximum shutter speed (1/1,300s)
max fps low (2.0 frames/s)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR Travel photography details
Panasonic ZS5 Travel photography details
59
flash built-in
quite wide (27mm)
very long zoom (270mm)
does not have Time Lapse function
heavier than others (210 grams)
MP count low (12 megapixels)
display isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
64
lighter than competitors in class (214g)
built-in flash
relatively wide (25mm)
very long zoom (300mm)
missing Time Lapse recording
low megapixels (12MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR as a Landscape photography camera
Panasonic ZS5 as a Landscape photography camera
39
quite wide (27mm)
nice screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
MP count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2")
does not have RAW support
does not have Time Lapse function
33
relatively wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inch)
low megapixels (12MP)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
missing Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm F80EXR Vlogging highlights
Panasonic ZS5 Vlogging highlights
27
quite wide (27mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
display isn't selfie friendly
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have mic socket
heavier than others (210g)
32
relatively wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detect focusing
lighter than competitors in class (214 grams)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
display isn't selfie friendly
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing mic support
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FujiFilm F80EXR vs Panasonic ZS5 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm F80EXR and Panasonic ZS5
 FujiFilm FinePix F80EXRPanasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5
General Information
Brand FujiFilm Panasonic
Model FujiFilm FinePix F80EXR Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5
Also called as FinePix F85EXR Lumix DMC-TZ8
Type Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed 2010-06-16 2010-06-16
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip EXR Venus Engine HD II
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.4 x 4.8mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor area 30.7mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Highest native ISO 1600 6400
Highest boosted ISO 12800 -
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points - 11
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 27-270mm (10.0x) 25-300mm (12.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.3-5.6 f/3.3-4.9
Macro focus distance 5cm 3cm
Crop factor 5.6 5.9
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3 inch 2.7 inch
Resolution of display 230 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 8s 60s
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000s 1/1300s
Continuous shooting rate 4.0fps 2.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.20 m 5.30 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30fps), 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 210g (0.46 lbs) 214g (0.47 lbs)
Physical dimensions 99 x 59 x 28mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 1.1") 103 x 60 x 32mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model NP-50 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots One One
Cost at launch $400 $300