Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

70

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS30

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix ZS30.
Explore our gallery of 22 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$331

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix ZS30 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$565 - $698

Aperture Much wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$600

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$526

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
True resolution Higher true resolution
GPS No built-in GPS

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Avatar for David Engensperger David Engensperger (9:22 PM, September 15, 2013)
I thoroughly enjoy my Lumix ZS-10 and recommend the HDR feature as well as the GPS and great zoom. Super travel companion. Also have an older TZ-5 which got me hooked on Panasonic and is still going strong after lots of use. Great image stabilization on both cameras.