Samsung WB850F vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

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Samsung WB850F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
23 mm
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (110×62×25 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps

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 WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$270

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$139 - $227

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Significantly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$260 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$251

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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)