• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 20.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 2000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80
  • Nikon Coolpix P950
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Predecessor: Panasonic FZ70
FZ70 vs FZ80
Nikon P900
P900 vs P950
Successor:    
General
Model Number: FZ80 P950
Alternate Model Number(s): FZ82  
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $399.99 $799.95
Street Price: $297.99 $796.95
Date Available: 2017-03-15 2020-02-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 21.7 oz (616 g)
includes batteries
35.5 oz (1,005 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.7 x 4.7 in.
(130 x 94 x 119 mm)
5.5 x 4.3 x 5.9 in.
(140 x 110 x 150 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic BSI
Effective Megapixels: 18.1 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.26 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2400 x 1800 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3664 x 3664 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (120p/​100p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO; 14 elements in 12 groups, 6 Aspherical elements / 9 Aspherical surfaces, 3 ED elements Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 16 elements in 12 groups (5 ED glass elements, 1 super ED glass element and 2 aspherical lens elements in 3 surfaces)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 20 - 1,200mm 24 - 2,000mm
Focal Length (actual): 3.6 - 215mm 4.3 - 357mm
Zoom Ratio: 60.00x 83.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.8 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - f/8; Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 67.0mm
Thread Type: 55mm with optional adapter On lens
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Intelligent Zoom: 2x; Digital Zoom up to 4x (When Digital Zoom is used simultaneously with Intelligent Zoom, you can only increase the zoom ratio up to 2x.) Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint (Full area touch is available) Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.20-inch Color LCD (1166k dots equiv.), Field of View : approx. 100% 1-cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (-3 to +3 m-1); eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 1,166,000 dots 2,359,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.46x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 2.59x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO , 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (extended); adjustable in 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1/2/3/4 Auto1, Auto 2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Color Temp
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 5 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome; Creative Control Mode: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters); Panorama Shot Scene modes: Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Moon, Bird Watching; Scene Auto Selector; Smart Portrait; Special Effects
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 14.1m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.5 - 6.1m (Tele / ISO Auto) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 11.5m (1 ft. 8 in. to 37 ft.); [T]: 5.0 to 7.0m (16 ft. 5 in. to 22 ft.)
Max Flash Sync:   1/4000
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB2.0 Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, Wired remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 330 shots 290 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 240 shots  
Battery Life, Video:   80 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary EN-EL20a
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL20a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: