Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 vs Panasonic Lumix TZ35

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 105x58x33 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ25

Size
Really small
Compact 105x58x33 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ20

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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
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 220 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $219.89 vs $295.52
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The best price we've seen is $76 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic TZ25

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The TZ25's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Slightly lighter 208 g vs 219 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
              16x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Weight Heavy Help
              DMC-TZ20:219 g
              TZ25:208 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Size Large Help
              Compact 105x58x33 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

              Panasonic Lumix TZ30

              Travel zoom

              $275

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

              Travel zoom

              $275 - $306

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $237

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Size Is slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

              Travel zoom

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $186

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Size Smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $150

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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