Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
Top 51%747 points
Top 51%
Megapixels
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20: 49 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.08 x 4.56mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
23
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. weight

206g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
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8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
260shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
48% have it
86
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
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11. pixel density

326ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

58.90mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
26% have it
73
0

14. volume

174.24cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. height

104.90mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
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16. thickness

28.20mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
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17. resolution

587 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

18. battery power

895mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

19. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
46% have it
67
0

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

21. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
36% have it
59
0

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
22% have it
59
0

23. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
14% have it
58
0

24. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
73% have it
57
0

25. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
26% have it
54
0

26. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
88% have it
51
0

27. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
66% have it
49
0

28. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
20x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

29. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.30f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

30. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
67% have it
41
0

31. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
88% have it
41
0

32. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
480mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

33. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
15s
Hasselblad H5D-200c MS: 720s
37
0

34. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
64% have it
37
0

35. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
62% have it
36
0

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