Samsung WB850F vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

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Samsung WB850F

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (110×62×25 mm)
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weight
Light-weight
206 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×28 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 32 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20.
Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Samsung WB850F.

competitors

Samsung WB850F Competitors

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$218 - $397

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS
Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F

Pro digicam

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Smaller
GPS No built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Travel zoom

$527

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

Weight Slightly lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$210 - $249

Zoom Much more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger

discussion

Samsung WB850F
WB850F
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
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Avatar for Steven Steven (4:13 PM, February 27, 2012)
"Snapsort recommends the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20. This recommendation, however, should be taken with a grain of salt since it doesn't always make sense to compare a travel zoom with a digicam."

Panasonic ZS20 and Samsung WB850F are both travel zoom cameras (i.e., high zoom lens in a compact body)