Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix ZS25 vs Panasonic Lumix ZS30

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

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Panasonic Lumix ZS15

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS15

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic ZS15

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Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Panasonic ZS20

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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
Zoom More zoom 20x vs 16x
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Around 60% more zoom
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
Size Smaller 105x59x28 mm vs 105x58x33 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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 Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              ZS15:208 g
              ZS20:206 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO

              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 ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $480

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $240

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $289 - $300

              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Panasonic Lumix ZS19

              Panasonic Lumix ZS19

              Travel zoom

              $219 - $220

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $482

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Travel zoom

              $685

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $252

              Size Smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Travel zoom

              $433

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

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