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

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$390 - $597 body only

$300 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Compact

$500

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$149

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$525

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Zoom Less zoom
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$340

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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