Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10

Portability
86
Imaging
49
Features
70
Overall
57
Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 front
Portability
91
Imaging
38
Features
46
Overall
41

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Key Specs

Panasonic ZS80
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200 (Increase 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
Panasonic ZS10
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-384mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 219g - 105 x 58 x 33mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Alternate Name is Lumix DMC-TZ20 / Lumix DMC-TZ22
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Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Overview

Following is a extensive overview of the Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras and both of them are produced by Panasonic. There exists a large gap between the image resolutions of the ZS80 (20MP) and ZS10 (14MP) but both cameras boast the identical sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The ZS80 was revealed 7 years after the ZS10 which is quite a serious difference as far as technology is concerned. Both of these cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before diving into a complete comparison, here is a concise summation of how the ZS80 grades vs the ZS10 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic ZS80 over the Panasonic ZS10

 ZS80 ZS10 
LaunchedFebruary 2018January 2011More modern by 87 months
Focus manually Dial exact focus
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display resolution1040k460kClearer display (+580k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Reasons to pick Panasonic ZS10 over the Panasonic ZS80

 ZS10 ZS80 

Common features in the Panasonic ZS80 and Panasonic ZS10

 ZS80 ZS10 
Display size3"3"Same display measurement
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Physical Comparison

If you're going to carry around your camera regularly, you will have to factor in its weight and dimensions. The Panasonic ZS80 provides physical measurements of 112mm x 69mm x 42mm (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.7") accompanied by a weight of 327 grams (0.72 lbs) while the Panasonic ZS10 has dimensions of 105mm x 58mm x 33mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3") having a weight of 219 grams (0.48 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you choose during that time. Underneath is a front view size comparison of the ZS80 compared to the ZS10.

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the ZS80 and ZS10 is 86 and 91 respectively.

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, its tough to visualize the contrast between sensor sizes merely by reading through specs. The picture here will give you a more clear sense of the sensor measurements in the ZS80 and ZS10.

As you can plainly see, each of the cameras feature the identical sensor size but different MP. You can anticipate the Panasonic ZS80 to give you greater detail because of its extra 6MP. Greater resolution will make it easier to crop pics way more aggressively. The more recent ZS80 should have an edge with regard to sensor tech.

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 sensor size comparison

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Panasonic ZS80 Portrait photography factors
Panasonic ZS10 Portrait photography factors
56
has manual focus
MP count decent (20MP)
provides face detect focusing
exports RAW files
external flash not possible
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
30
decent sensor resolution (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
can't use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Panasonic ZS80
Street photography with Panasonic ZS10
76
screen tilts up and down
image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW files
offers touch to focus
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
65
has image stabilization (Optical)
boasts touch focus
lighter than average in class (219 grams)
screen is fixed
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic ZS80 as a Sports photography camera
Panasonic ZS10 as a Sports photography camera
62
long zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
silent shooting (1/16,000s)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (20MP)
provides tracking focus
good battery power (380 shots)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no phase detect AF
47
great zoom range (24-384mm 16.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (14MP)
supports tracking focus
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
terrible battery power (260 CIPA)
does not have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Panasonic ZS80 Travel photography advice
Panasonic ZS10 Travel photography advice
79
good battery power (380 shots)
supports bluetooth
offers touch to focus
MP count decent (20MP)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
reasonably wide (24mm)
long zoom (720mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
68
lighter than average in class (219 grams)
boasts touch focus
decent sensor resolution (14MP)
built-in flash
really wide (24mm)
great reach (384mm)
no Time Lapse mode
terrible battery power (260 shots)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic ZS80 Landscape photography highlights
Panasonic ZS10 Landscape photography highlights
63
has manual focus
reasonably wide (24mm)
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (20MP)
exports RAW files
good battery power (380 shots)
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
42
really wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
terrible battery power (260 shots)
no Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic ZS80 Vlogging highlights
Panasonic ZS10 Vlogging highlights
74
reasonably wide (24mm)
display is selfie friendly
touchscreen capability
image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detect focusing
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
lack of microphone port
34
really wide (24mm)
has touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than average in class (219g)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
no mic port
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Panasonic ZS80 vs Panasonic ZS10 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic ZS80 and Panasonic ZS10
 Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
General Information
Brand Name Panasonic Panasonic
Model type Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
Alternate name Lumix DC-TZ95 Lumix DMC-TZ20 / Lumix DMC-TZ22
Type Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2018-02-18 2011-01-25
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Venus Engine Venus Engine FHD
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 14MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 5184 x 3888 4320 x 3240
Highest native ISO 3200 6400
Highest boosted ISO 6400 -
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW files
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points - 23
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-720mm (30.0x) 24-384mm (16.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.3-6.4 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focusing range 3cm 3cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.9
Screen
Screen type Tilting Fixed Type
Screen size 3 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 1,040 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,330 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.53x -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 4 secs 60 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/4000 secs
Highest silent shutter speed 1/16000 secs -
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 5.60 m (with Auto ISO) 5.00 m
Flash settings Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None BuiltIn
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 327g (0.72 lbs) 219g (0.48 lbs)
Physical dimensions 112 x 69 x 42mm (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.7") 105 x 58 x 33mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3")
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 pictures 260 pictures
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage slots Single Single
Price at launch $448 $350