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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 DMC-ZS7

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS15

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 ZS15

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Zoom More zoom 16x vs 12x
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Around 80% more zoom
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 2.3 fps
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Around 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ZS15's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $317.99 vs $599.00
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The best price we've seen is $281 cheaper (around 50% less)
Weight Slightly lighter 208 g vs 218 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS7

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
              60 seconds
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              ZS15:208 g
              DMC-ZS7:218 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              ZS15:105x58x33 mm
              DMC-ZS7:103x60x33 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              ZS15:$317.99
              DMC-ZS7:$599.00
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $399

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $210 - $220

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $490 - $515

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Travel zoom

              $250

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $548

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Travel zoom

              $92 - $149

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Travel zoom

              $433

              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Weight Slightly heavier

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