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

Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
141 g
 

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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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Size Significantly 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
Lowest price Much cheaper $160.18 vs $963.65
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The best price we've seen is $803 cheaper (6x less)
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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 IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $314

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $206

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $220

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $255 - $400

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $528

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $186 - $201

              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

              $586

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

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $108 - $263

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $132

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

              Travel zoom

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

              Panasonic Lumix TZ30

              Travel zoom

              $275

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Lowest price More expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8

              Travel zoom

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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