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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 (Black)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 (Black)
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS (Black)

Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS (Black)
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Price $299 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews 4.0 stars out of 11 reviews
Release date April 01, 2012 February 06, 2011
The Bottom Line The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20's 20x zoom lens might be the main attraction, but the camera is all-around excellent. If you're looking for a nice, simple ultracompact for use indoors and out, you'll want to strongly consider the Canon PowerShot Elph 300 HS.

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Flash Memory 12 MB Flash - Integrated
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Type TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7 in - Color
Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.1 in x 1.1 in x 2.3 in
3.6 in x 0.8 in x 2.2 in
Lens System 20 x x Zoom lens - 4.3 mm - 86 mm - F/3.3-6.4
5 x x Zoom lens - 4.3 mm - 21.5 mm - F/2.7-5.9
Optical sensor type MOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO auto (1600-6400)
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
Memory storage capacity 12 MB
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Video capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
MJPEG - 320 x 240 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 640 x 480 -
MOV - 640 x 480 -
MOV - 320 x 240 -
MOV - 320 x 240 -
Digital zoom 4 x
4 x
Battery technology Lithium ion
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Weight 6.5 oz
4.3 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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