Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix ZS25 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

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Panasonic Lumix ZS25

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Panasonic Lumix ZS25

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS25

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic ZS25

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Weight Slightly lighter 193 g vs 206 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $199.95 vs $229.00
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The best price we've seen is $29 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic ZS20

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ZS20's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              20x
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              220 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              260 shots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix ZS19

              Panasonic Lumix ZS19

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $220

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $225 - $300

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $248

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Panasonic Lumix ZS25.

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $490 - $515

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Significantly larger

              appearance

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              discussion

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25
              Lumix ZS25
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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
              Lumix ZS20
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