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

55

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$310 - $379

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$392

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$300

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$210

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
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 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

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

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