Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

74

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Really small
Size
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.
Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix ZS30.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS30 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$340

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268 - $367

Size Smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$299 - $319

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229

Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly smaller
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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