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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

64

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

49

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
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

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
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

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 Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$379

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$391 - $529

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$250

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$220

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Zoom Less zoom

discussion

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

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