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

64

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

60

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
Really small
Size
Compact (107×62×35 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.4"
 

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

$607

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$441 - $548

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

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
Zoom Significantly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$220

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$269 - $299

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

discussion

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