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
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
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 WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$220

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$318

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Travel zoom

$450

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$259

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$340

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