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Just about to buy TZ10 and TZ18 and TZ20 are released (Panasonic)

SO I finally saved up enough money to buy a Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ10
And they decide to release the TZ18 and TZ20
Difference is
Old TZ - 12 MP, 12 Optical Zoom
New TZ - 14 MP, 16 Optical Zoom, 3D Images, TouchScreen
And i think better lens
(More Info here http://www.panasonic.co.uk/html/en_GB/287749/module/general/compare/products/displayResult.html?p=DMC-TZ18&p=DMC-TZ20&p=DMC-TZ10)

Can someone help me decide to get the TZ10 or Wait for the price of TZ18 or 20 to go down? Is it worth the wait?
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The differences, from what I can tell, are very minor. All three models have the same sized sensor (they only differ in resolution). The lenses are also very slightly different but more or less the same in terms of performance. If you want to splurge for a little extra reach and frivolous features like touch screen, then consider the TZ18/20, but the TZ10 is just as capable.
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The differences, from what I can tell, are very minor. All three models have the same sized sensor (they only differ in resolution). The lenses are also very slightly different but more or less the same in terms of performance. If you want to splurge for a little extra reach and frivolous features like touch screen, then consider the TZ18/20, but the TZ10 is just as capable.

thanks for letting me know that the tz10 is as good as tz20 and not worth spending almost $300 extra for the tz20

il wait maybe a few weeks, untill the tz20 gets stocked in the shops so the prices of tz10 will drop even more
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