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
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Thickness
Thin
1"
 
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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 Slightly thinner 1" vs 1.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $183.60 vs $289.95
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The best price we've seen is $106 cheaper (around 40% 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
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

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $238

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 body only

              $646 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $328

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

              Travel zoom

              $149

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $195

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $319

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

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $209 - $240

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $471 - $484

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $275 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $350

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              appearance

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              Casio EX-ZR20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
              Casio EX-ZR20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

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