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

53

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

44

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)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

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

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Travel zoom

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$445

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

$78

Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$260

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $269

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
Panasonic

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