Updated (January, 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 vs Samsung HZ35W

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Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS7

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Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 16s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Weight Lighter 218 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Samsung HZ35W

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Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 15x vs 12x
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Around 60% more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Size Smaller 107x61x28 mm vs 103x60x33 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the HZ35W's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The HZ35W's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Weight Heavy Help
DMC-ZS7:218 g
HZ35W:245 g
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
DMC-ZS7:6,400 ISO
HZ35W:None
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps

Compared to recent travel zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$429

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$235 - $300

Movie format Records higher quality movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Thickness Is thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$277 - $399

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

$433

GPS No built-in GPS
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$473 - $500

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

Travel zoom

$294 - $312

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
GPS No built-in GPS
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Samsung HZ35W Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB750

Samsung WB750

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
GPS No built-in GPS
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$140 - $199

Zoom More zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F

Travel zoom

$139 - $299

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB800F

Travel zoom

$144

Zoom More zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB850F

Travel zoom

$350

Zoom More zoom
3D Takes 3D photos

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