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

73

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

67

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$748

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$186

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Zoom Less zoom
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$344

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Size Significantly smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
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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