Panasonic LUMIX FZ80
Digital Camera Review

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  • Whopping 60x zoom
  • Power stabilization
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • Raw capture

User reviews tend to put this in the solidly mediocre category, however it’s good for its use case: a lightweight pocket camera.

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The Panasonic LUMIX FZ80 is 18.1 megapixels with 60x zoom, power stabilization, a touch-enabled LCD, and integrated wifi.

Wait, let us repeat that: 60x zoom. That’s huge! It has 10 fps raw capture and 4K photo capture. Incredible features.

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On the downside, there’s no EVF eye sensor and a fixed rear LCD.

The Bottom Line

The FZ80 gives a ton of zoom and raw support for an incredible price, so if those features are important to you, it’s a no-brainer. It’s also incredibly affordable for this caliber of camera.

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