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 angle lens
Wide angle
23 mm
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

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$250

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$300

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

Battery life Much longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$344

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS

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)