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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$344

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

$78

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
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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