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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Casio Exilim EX-H20g

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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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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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
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
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
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
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        GPS Built-in GPS Help
        Great for travel
        Weight Heavy Help
        EX-H20g:216 g
        DMC-ZS10:219 g
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        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-ZS20

        Panasonic Lumix ZS20

        Travel zoom

        $229 - $399

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $319 - $399

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Travel zoom

        Thickness Is thicker
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $203

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $230 - $328

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Size Is significantly smaller
        GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 500 HS

        Canon ELPH 500 HS

        Pro digicam

        $120 - $188

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Less zoom
        Canon IXUS 117 HS

        Canon IXUS 117 HS

        Compact

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Much smaller
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $323 - $377

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Super zoom

        $409 - $552

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Size Much larger
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $100 - $117

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Much smaller
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $240

        Zoom More zoom
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

        Panasonic Lumix ZS15

        Travel zoom

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $165

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Much smaller
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

        Travel zoom

        $466

        GPS No built-in GPS
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

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