The Fujifilm FinePix Z20fd is mostly gets compared to compacts and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix Z20fd's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix Z37) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-TZ2)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm Z20fd compared to compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (ultra compact (91×56×19 mm) vs compact (90×58×24 mm)) and is thinner (0.7" vs 0.9").

However, on average it is older (january 2008 vs july 2009).

Fujifilm FinePix Z37

Fujifilm FinePix Z37
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Z37 (vs the Z20fd)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z37 (vs the Z20fd)

  • Thicker: 0.9" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the Z37 and Z20fd

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×58×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (91×56×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm Z20fd compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (91×56×19 mm) vs compact (105×59×37 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 5.9 MP), is newer (january 2008 vs january 2007), is thinner (0.7" vs 1.5") and is much lighter (111 g vs 260 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3.3), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ2
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ2 (vs the Z20fd)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ2 (vs the Z20fd)

  • Much larger: Compact (105×59×37 mm) vs Ultra compact (91×56×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.5" vs 0.7"
  • Much heavier: 260 g vs 111 g

common strengths of the DMC-TZ2 and Z20fd

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×59×37 mm) vs Ultra compact (91×56×19 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 260 g vs 111 g