Updated (January 2012): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$598

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$213 body only

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$480

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$481

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix ZS35

Panasonic Lumix ZS35

Travel zoom

$180

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
Panasonic

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