Updated (January 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Really small
Size
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47.
Explore our gallery of 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$130 - $159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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