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

65

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

62

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 DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
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

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-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