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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

67

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25

58

Panasonic Lumix TZ25

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ25

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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

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
Help
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$284.64 vs $311.00
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The best price we've seen is $26 cheaper (around 10% less)
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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              16x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              DMC-TZ20:219 g
              TZ25:208 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              Compact 105x58x33 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

              Panasonic Lumix TZ30

              Travel zoom

              $266

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Travel zoom

              $187

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

              Travel zoom

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $224

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ18

              Travel zoom

              $247 - $275

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $248

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-10

              Olympus SZ10

              Travel zoom

              $149

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Travel zoom

              $87 - $200

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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