Olympus XZ-1 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Olympus XZ-1

50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.
Explore our gallery of 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.

competitors

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$489 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$795

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$344

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$492

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
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