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

Casio Exilim EX-H20g vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Casio Exilim EX-H20G

47

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Light-weight
Weight
216 g
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
259 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Casio Exilim EX-H20G.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.

differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. 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
103×68×29 mm vs 116×68×39 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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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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
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 4 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 4s
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15x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$249.95 vs $464.17
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The best price we've seen is $214 cheaper (around 50% less)
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recommendations

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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              EX-H20gCCD
              DMC-GX1LIVEMOS
              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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $252

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $978

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $479 body only

              $566 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Significantly larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $328

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $574 body only

              $599 - $648 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $396 body only

              $449 - $500 with 12-32mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              External flash No external flash support
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Placeholder

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $390 body only

              $452 - $518 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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $350 body only

              $630 with 14-45mm lens

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Color depth Better color depth
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $177 body only

              $265 with 14mm lens

              Startup delay Less startup delay
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Shutter lag More shutter lag

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