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
 

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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 
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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
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
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
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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        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
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        460k dots

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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $698 body only

        $1,098 with 14-42mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $430 with 14-42mm lens

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Casio Exilim EX-H15

        Casio Exilim EX-H15

        Travel zoom

        Weight Slightly lighter
        GPS No built-in GPS
        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

        $674

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Casio Exilim EX-H30

        Casio Exilim EX-H30

        Travel zoom

        $194 - $279

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $247 - $265

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        GPS No built-in GPS

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $509 body only

        $602 - $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-GF5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $290 with 14-42mm lens

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag Less shutter lag
        Overall image quality Worse image quality
        True resolution Lower true resolution
        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

        $470 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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