Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix FT25 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20

vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix FT20

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 101x58x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10

Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Panasonic FT20

Report a correction
Wide angle Much better wide angle 25 mm vs 35 mm
Help
Around 30% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size Smaller 101x58x19 mm vs 100x64x22 mm
Help
More than 20% smaller
Weight Lighter 142 g vs 172 g
Help
Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
Help
More than 10% thinner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20 Learn more about
the Panasonic FT20

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FT10

Report a correction
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/3.9
Help
At its widest zoom, the DMC-FT10's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 4.6 fps vs 1.3 fps
Help
More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 8s
Help
7.5x longer exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10 Learn more about
the Panasonic DMC-FT10
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20 Panasonic Lumix FT20 67
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        64 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10

        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Thickness Thin Help
        FT20:0.7"
        DMC-FT10:0.9"
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
        6,400 ISO
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        FT20:1.3 fps
        DMC-FT10:4.6 fps
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        FT20:f/3.9
        DMC-FT10:f/3.5
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        4x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Size Fairly small Help
        FT20:101x58x19 mm
        DMC-FT10:100x64x22 mm
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging
        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        FT20:25 mm
        DMC-FT10:35 mm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix FT25

        Panasonic Lumix FT25

        Waterproof

        $188

        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4

        Panasonic Lumix FT4

        Waterproof

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        3D Captures 3D images
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $188

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix FT5

        Panasonic Lumix FT5

        Waterproof

        $390 - $407

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT2

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT2

        Waterproof

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1

        Waterproof

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $200

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $214

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Significantly larger
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus SP-510 UZ

        Olympus SP-510 UZ

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

        appearance

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10

        discussion

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20
        Lumix FT20
        Panasonic

        Report a correction
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10
        Lumix DMC-FT10
        Panasonic

        Report a correction

        Showing 0 comments