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Panasonic Lumix ZS20

$629.30
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An award winning and fully featured 14.1 megapixel 20 times zoom factor camera
Compact 14.1MP 20x Yes Jul 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Panasonic Lumix ZS20 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix ZS20 number 101 across all digital cameras.
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43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 74%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Very small internal memory

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix ZS20?

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 is 104.9mm wide and 58.9mm tall. It is 28.2mm deep and weighs 184g.

Panasonic Lumix ZS20 front dimensions

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Panasonic Lumix ZS20 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site said that this digital camera was very good. This Panasonic digital camera received a "Top 10" award from Pcworld.com_techhive.com.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Advisor.co.uk, PC Mag and digitalcamerareview.com the average expert rating of this Panasonic digital camera is 74%.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 11,202 owner and expert reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has very good reviews specifically for its cameras compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix ZS20 thought it was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this digital camera has an average price compared to other cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 has a pretty standard megapixel (14.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has an 1|1/2.3|1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

The Lumix ZS20 has a pretty standard weight (184 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 has one of the bigger optical zooms (20 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Lumix ZS20 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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4320 X 2880 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4320 x 2880 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Panasonic camera have still image resolution(s) of 4320 x 2432, 3232 x 3232, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 2736 x 2736, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 2048, 2304 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 1920 x 1920, 2560 x 1440, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Lumix ZS20 has a fairly small internal memory (only 12 megabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The average internal memory of digital cameras is 420MB, and the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Lumix ZS20 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix ZS20 features calendar, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix ZS20 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix ZS20 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Panasonic Lumix ZS20 features multi burst mode. Most of the other cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix ZS20 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. At 480 millimeters, the Lumix ZS20 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix ZS20 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 75mm.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Panasonic released the Lumix ZS20.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmczs20k, panasonic dmczs20w

Barcodes:

00700987516746, 00885170071094, 00885170071124, 05554442332205, 05554442451104, 07044447832728, 07337331775790

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