Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15 vs Samsung HZ35W

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 vs Samsung HZ35W

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS10

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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
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
16x vs 15x
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More than 10% more zoom
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 16s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Weight
Lighter
219 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Samsung HZ35W

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
107x61x28 mm vs 105x58x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the HZ35W's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The HZ35W's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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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
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              DMC-ZS10:219 g
              HZ35W:245 g
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              DMC-ZS10:6,400 ISO
              HZ35W:None

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Travel zoom

              $685

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $270

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Travel zoom

              $273

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

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

              Samsung HZ35W Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix F440 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix F440 Zoom

              Ultra compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $200

              Zoom More zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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