Updated (January 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

53

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)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
142 g
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×28 mm)

galleries

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

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Entry-level DSLR

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Travel zoom

$141

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$220

Zoom Much more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$748

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$186

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Zoom Less zoom
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$344

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
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