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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (Black)
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 (Black)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 (Black)
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 (Black)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 (Black)
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 (Black)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 (Black)
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Price $259 at 1 store $339 at 1 store
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 6 reviews 5.0 stars out of 1 review 4.0 stars out of 3 reviews 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date March 01, 2012 January 08, 2012 February 28, 2012 April 01, 2012
The Bottom Line The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS' wider, longer lens, a few much-needed design tweaks, and excellent photo quality add up to one pretty great compact megazoom. A speedy little camera with a long lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 performs beyond its tiny price tag. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 is an excellent little camera that doesn't sacrifice features and performance for size. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20's 20x zoom lens might be the main attraction, but the camera is all-around excellent.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Flash Memory Info unavailable 70 MB Flash - Integrated
Info unavailable 12 MB Flash - Integrated
Type TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3 in
TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.4 in
3.9 in x 0.8 in x 2.3 in
3.7 in x 0.9 in x 2.2 in
4.1 in x 1.1 in x 2.3 in
Lens System 20 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
10 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 45 mm - F/3.1-5.9
10 x x Zoom lens - 4.45 mm - 44.5 mm - F/3.3-5.9 G
20 x x Zoom lens - 4.3 mm - 86 mm - F/3.3-6.4
Optical sensor type BSI-CMOS
MOS
Exmor R CMOS
MOS
Light sensitivity ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO auto (1600-6400)
ISO 3200
ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO auto (1600-6400)
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
Memory storage capacity Info unavailable 70 MB
Info unavailable 12 MB
Video capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
iFrame - 1280 x 720 -
AVCHD -
MPEG-4 - 1920 x 1080 -
1280 x 720 -
640 x 480 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
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 -
Digital zoom 4 x
4 x
2 x
4 x
Battery technology Lithium ion
Lithium ion
Info unavailable Lithium ion
Weight 7.3 oz
4.1 oz
4.1 oz
6.5 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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