Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-H20G vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

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Casio Exilim EX-H20g

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 105x58x33 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 103x68x29 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
216 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the EX-H20g's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The EX-H20g's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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More than 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS10

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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
Zoom More zoom 16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 220 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
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
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
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 4s
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15x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $289.49 vs $318.58
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The best price we've seen is $29 cheaper (around 10% less)
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recommendations

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
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-H20g:216 g
              DMC-ZS10:219 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              EX-H20g:None
              DMC-ZS10:6,400 ISO
              Size Large Help
              EX-H20g:103x68x29 mm
              DMC-ZS10:105x58x33 mm

              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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $474 - $484

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $330 - $399

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $225 - $240

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $480

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $339 - $567 body only

              $444 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $576 with 14-42mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              3D Takes 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Casio Exilim EX-H30

              Casio Exilim EX-H30

              Travel zoom

              $319

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $525

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $294 - $429

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot S90

              Canon PowerShot S90

              Pro digicam

              $560

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Travel zoom

              $250

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Travel zoom

              $685

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen

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