Olympus XZ-1 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Olympus XZ-1

43

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

38

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,199 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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 DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Olympus XZ-1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
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