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FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80

Portability
54
Imaging
36
Features
29
Overall
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FujiFilm FinePix S200EXR front
 
Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 front
Portability
86
Imaging
47
Features
70
Overall
56

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Key Specs

FujiFilm S200EXR
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.6" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Boost to 12800)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 31-436mm (F2.8-5.3) lens
  • 865g - 133 x 94 x 145mm
  • Released July 2009
  • Other Name is FinePix S205EXR
Panasonic ZS80
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200 (Raise to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.3-6.4) lens
  • 327g - 112 x 69 x 42mm
  • Launched February 2018
  • Alternate Name is Lumix DC-TZ95
  • Replaced the Panasonic ZS70
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FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Overview

On this page, we will be reviewing the FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras by competitors FujiFilm and Panasonic. There is a large difference between the sensor resolutions of the S200EXR (12MP) and ZS80 (20MP) and the S200EXR (1/1.6") and ZS80 (1/2.3") boast different sensor sizing.

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The S200EXR was brought out 9 years prior to the ZS80 which is quite a serious difference as far as tech is concerned. Both of the cameras have different body design with the FujiFilm S200EXR being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Panasonic ZS80 being a Compact camera.

Before going straight to a full comparison, here is a concise summary of how the S200EXR grades against the ZS80 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm S200EXR over the Panasonic ZS80

 S200EXR ZS80 

Reasons to pick Panasonic ZS80 over the FujiFilm S200EXR

 ZS80 S200EXR 
LaunchedFebruary 2018July 2009Newer by 104 months
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen dimensions3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution1040k230kSharper screen (+810k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the FujiFilm S200EXR and Panasonic ZS80

 S200EXR ZS80 
Focus manually More exact focusing

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Physical Comparison

When you are aiming to travel with your camera regularly, you'll need to factor its weight and proportions. The FujiFilm S200EXR has physical measurements of 133mm x 94mm x 145mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 5.7") having a weight of 865 grams (1.91 lbs) whilst the Panasonic ZS80 has measurements of 112mm x 69mm x 42mm (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.7") and a weight of 327 grams (0.72 lbs).

Analyze the FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 in our completely new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are utilising at that time. Below is a front view overall size comparison of the S200EXR and the ZS80.

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability grade of the S200EXR and ZS80 is 54 and 86 respectively.

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it is hard to visualize the contrast between sensor dimensions simply by reading through a spec sheet. The pic below might provide you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the S200EXR and ZS80.

As you can see, both of these cameras have different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The S200EXR featuring a bigger sensor is going to make getting shallower depth of field easier and the Panasonic ZS80 will give more detail having its extra 8MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop shots a bit more aggressively. The more aged S200EXR is going to be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor innovation.

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm S200EXR Portrait photography factors
Panasonic ZS80 Portrait photography factors
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you can focus manually
has face detection autofocus
delivers RAW formats
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/1.6")
54
manual focus
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
supports face detection focus
saves RAW formats
cannot use external flash
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Street photography with FujiFilm S200EXR
Street photography with Panasonic ZS80
45
built in image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
screen is fixed
small sensor size (1/1.6")
more heavy than competition (865 grams)
75
screen tilts up and down
built in image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW formats
supports touch to focus
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm S200EXR as a Sports photography camera
Panasonic ZS80 as a Sports photography camera
34
long zoom range (31-436mm 14.1 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
slow continuous shooting (2.0 frames/s)
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/1.6")
has no phase detect autofocus
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great zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
silent shutter (1/16,000s)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (20 megapixels)
supports tracking autofocus
great battery (380 CIPA)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with FujiFilm S200EXR
Travel photography with Panasonic ZS80
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has built in flash
great reach (436mm)
no Timelapse mode
more heavy than competition (865 grams)
low megapixels (12MP)
does not feature selfie friendly display
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.8)
79
great battery (380 CIPA)
has bluetooth
supports touch to focus
decent sensor resolution (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly display
rather wide (24mm)
long reach (720mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm S200EXR as a Landscape photography camera
Panasonic ZS80 as a Landscape photography camera
34
you can focus manually
built in image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.8)
tiny screen (2.7 inches)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/1.6")
no Timelapse mode
62
manual focus
rather wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
saves RAW formats
great battery (380 CIPA)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm S200EXR Vlogging details
Panasonic ZS80 Vlogging details
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built in image stabilization (Optical)
has face detection autofocus
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.8)
does not feature selfie friendly display
video res low (640 x 480 resolution)
no external microphone port
more heavy than competition (865 grams)
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rather wide (24mm)
selfie friendly display
touchscreen capability
built in image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detection focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
does not have external mic port
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FujiFilm S200EXR vs Panasonic ZS80 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm S200EXR and Panasonic ZS80
 FujiFilm FinePix S200EXRPanasonic Lumix DC-ZS80
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Panasonic
Model type FujiFilm FinePix S200EXR Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80
Otherwise known as FinePix S205EXR Lumix DC-TZ95
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Released 2009-07-22 2018-02-18
Body design SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by EXR Venus Engine
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/1.6" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 8 x 6mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 48.0mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 4000 x 3000 5184 x 3888
Maximum native ISO 3200 3200
Maximum boosted ISO 12800 6400
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 31-436mm (14.1x) 24-720mm (30.0x)
Maximal aperture f/2.8-5.3 f/3.3-6.4
Macro focusing distance 1cm 3cm
Focal length multiplier 4.5 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Tilting
Screen diagonal 2.7 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 230 thousand dot 1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,330 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Viewfinder magnification - 0.53x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30 seconds 4 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Maximum silent shutter speed - 1/16000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 2.0fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 7.20 m 5.60 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 3840x2160
Video data format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 865g (1.91 pounds) 327g (0.72 pounds)
Physical dimensions 133 x 94 x 145mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 5.7") 112 x 69 x 42mm (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 380 shots
Battery form - Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-140 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Storage slots 1 1
Launch pricing $500 $448