Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS20 vs Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

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Casio Exilim EX-FH100

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Really small
Size
Compact 105x59x28 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Weight
Light-weight
201 g
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

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Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-FH100. Explore our gallery of 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.

differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-FH100

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
1,000 fps vs 220 fps
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More than 4.5x higher fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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Almost the same
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
Weight
Slightly lighter
201 g vs 206 g
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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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Zoom
More zoom
20x vs 10x
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4x more zoom
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 4 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$299.95 vs $995.00
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The best price we've seen is $695 cheaper (3.3x less)
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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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
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              EX-FH1001,000 fps
              ZS20220 fps
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              EX-FH100$995.00
              ZS20$299.95
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Travel zoom

              $685

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $330 - $398

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $211 - $248

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-100

              Casio Exilim EX-100

              Pro digicam

              $386

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $1,395

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

              Travel zoom

              $370

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Super zoom

              $1,289

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $340

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $325

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Weight Slightly lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen

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