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

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Casio Exilim EX-FH100

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Casio Exilim EX-FH100

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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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Size
Really small
Compact 104x60x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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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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At its widest zoom, the EX-FH100's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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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 10x
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4x more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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
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
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 3 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 4 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Much cheaper $289.95 vs $925.00
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The best price we've seen is $635 cheaper (3.2x 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 Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              EX-FH100:1,000 fps
              ZS20:220 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              EX-FH100:None
              ZS20:6,400 ISO

              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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $1,349

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Super zoom

              $909

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $328

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              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

              $231 - $240

              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

              $278 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              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 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

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