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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

66

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Casio Exilim EX-H20G

57

Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Really small
Size
Compact 105x58x33 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
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"
 

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
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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
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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
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Common Weaknesses
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-H20g:216 g
              DMC-ZS10:219 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              EX-H20g:None
              DMC-ZS10:6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              EX-H20g:103x68x29 mm
              DMC-ZS10:105x58x33 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Travel zoom

              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $230

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $829

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Sony Alpha A5100

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $348 body only

              $498 - $650 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $265

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus VR-340

              Olympus VR-340

              Travel zoom

              $114

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Travel zoom

              $685

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $399

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Travel zoom

              $250 - $274

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $193 - $209

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

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