Updated (February 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

61

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

galleries

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

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$450

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$129

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $280

Zoom Significantly 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

$220

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

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Lumix ZS20
Panasonic

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