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

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25

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Panasonic Lumix TZ25

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ25

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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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
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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
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              DMC-TZ20:$375.71
              TZ25:$364.33
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              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

              $210

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $313 - $329

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

              Travel zoom

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

              Travel zoom

              $314 - $350

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              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
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

              Travel zoom

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              appearance

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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25

              discussion

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20
              Lumix DMC-TZ20
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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25
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              Panasonic

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