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

Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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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Size Much smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 103x60x33 mm
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2x smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Thickness Significantly 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 Slightly 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
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag 360 ms vs 370 ms
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ10

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Screen size 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

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        IXUS 220 HS:360 ms
        DMC-TZ10:370 ms
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker

        Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 265 HS

        Canon IXUS 265 HS

        Travel zoom

        $188

        Screen size Larger screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Screen size Larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $281

        Screen size Larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon IXUS 115 HS

        Canon IXUS 115 HS

        Compact

        $216

        Screen size Larger screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $294

        Screen size Larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Size Slightly larger

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $468 - $474

        Zoom Much more zoom
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Travel zoom

        $233

        Zoom More zoom
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

        Travel zoom

        GPS No built-in GPS
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

        Travel zoom

        $314 - $350

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Travel zoom

        $376 - $441

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies

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