Updated (August, 2011): Compare the Canon IXUS 230 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size Much smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 103x60x33 mm
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2x smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the IXUS 220 HS's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Thickness Much thinner 0.8" vs 1.3"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 141 g vs 218 g
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Around 40% lighter
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The IXUS 220 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 2.3 fps
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Around 50% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ10

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Zoom More zoom 12x vs 5x
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Around 6x more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        IXUS 220 HS:3.4 fps
        DMC-TZ10:2.3 fps
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Travel zoom

        $376 - $441

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $250

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Travel zoom

        $197

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $301 - $393

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

        Canon IXUS 240 HS

        Compact

        $406

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $229 - $429

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon IXUS 115 HS

        Canon IXUS 115 HS

        Compact

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Travel zoom

        $313 - $329

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

        Panasonic Lumix TZ30

        Travel zoom

        $275

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
        True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

        Travel zoom

        GPS No built-in GPS
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix TZ35

        Panasonic Lumix TZ35

        Travel zoom

        $210

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6

        Travel zoom

        GPS No built-in GPS

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        discussion

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