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

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Casio EX-ZR20

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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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Casio EX-ZR20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Battery life
Great battery life
335 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 
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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
Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
Weight Lighter 166 g vs 206 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.1"
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Around 10% thinner
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 9.8 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
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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
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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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
        High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
        EX-ZR20:480 fps
        ZS20:220 fps
        HDR In-camera HDR Help
        Combines multiple exposures
        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

        No significant shared competitors found.

        Casio EX-ZR20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon D90

        Nikon D90

        Entry-level DSLR

        $897 - $929 body only

        $831 - $940 with 18-105mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

        Casio Exilim ZR-200

        Travel zoom

        $199

        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Sony SLT-A55

        Sony SLT-A55

        Entry-level DSLR

        $699 body only

        $799 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        GPS Has a GPS
        Size Much larger
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Casio EX-TR150

        Casio EX-TR150

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $175 - $179

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Significantly smaller
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $480

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

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $190 - $240

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Weight Slightly lighter
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $235 - $300

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Panasonic Lumix ZS19

        Panasonic Lumix ZS19

        Travel zoom

        $219 - $220

        Lowest price Cheaper
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Travel zoom

        $289 - $300

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Zoom Less zoom
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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