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

56

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.5
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
Really small
Size
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

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

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$537

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Compact

Size Slightly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$464 with 14-42mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS 30D

Canon EOS 30D

Entry-level DSLR

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$799

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

Report a correction
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
Panasonic

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments