Updated (January 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

57

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
Really small
Size
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Much more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$600

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$999 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Size Much larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$569 - $798

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
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