Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

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65

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61

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
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

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

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Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$330 - $411

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
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Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Travel zoom

$285

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
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Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$636

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix ZS30 Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
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Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$226

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.