Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Casio EX-ZR20 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

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Casio EX-ZR20

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x28 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Casio EX-ZR20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
166 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-ZR20

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High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 480 fps vs 220 fps
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More than 2x higher fps
Battery life Longer battery life 335 shots vs 260 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Size Smaller 99x59x25 mm vs 105x59x28 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 166 g vs 206 g
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Around 20% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 9.8 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $157.14 vs $229.00
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The best price we've seen is $72 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic ZS20

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Zoom Significantly more zoom 20x vs 8x
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Around 6.5x more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              EX-ZR20:480 fps
              ZS20:220 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity

              Casio EX-ZR20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

              Travel zoom

              $154

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $159

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $280 - $350

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $250

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $319 - $399

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price More expensive
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $295

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Significantly larger

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