Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

61

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Really small
Size
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
206 g
 

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
Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.
Explore our gallery of 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$299 - $319

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$340

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$700

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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$174 - $219

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$251 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
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Avatar for Randy56 Randy56 (2:14 AM, October 01, 2013)
Lumix does look better & doesn't have the cheesey pop-up flash
 
Venkat (9:19 PM, April 03, 2013)
Canon SX260 not available for $170 in amazon...there it's $214