Olympus XZ-1 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Olympus XZ-1

39

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

34

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

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
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$700

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

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

discussion

Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
Olympus

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
Panasonic

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