Updated (July, 2013): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-H20G vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Weight
Light-weight
216 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 
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Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Size Slightly smaller 103x68x29 mm vs 116x68x39 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 216 g vs 318 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.5"
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Around 30% thinner
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-GX1

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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
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
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 16 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DMC-GX1's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Sensor size Larger sensor Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 8x larger sensor
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 60s vs 4s
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15x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              EX-H20g:CCD
              DMC-GX1:LIVEMOS
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $311 - $400 with 22mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Ricoh GR Digital III

              Ricoh GR Digital III

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $671

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $273

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 - $329 body only

              $369 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
              Size Significantly larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $150 - $250

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $606 - $748 with 12-32mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              External flash No external flash support
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $848 body only

              $985 - $1,098 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $699 with 20mm lens

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Color depth Better color depth
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 with 14-42mm lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              External flash No external flash support
              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $500 with 14-42mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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