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

59

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

56

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"
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 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$220

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $269

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$525

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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$268 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$321

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

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$259 - $260

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

discussion

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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