Thirty-nine owners said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Tough, rugged chassis can withstand most situations” . Digital Versus wrote “Waterproof 12 m), shockproof 2 m), coldproof 10”. Six years ago Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com “GPS and fast shooting performance make the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 a worthy rugged point-and-shoot even if its photos” and rated the product 5 stars.
Thirty-three owners who purchased the Panasonic DMC-FT3 agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Trusted Reviews said in their review of this digital camera “Shock, dust and waterproof” but despite that they only scored it 1 stars. Pc Mag said “Waterproof to 40 feet” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Ld2.ciol.com mentioned in their Panasonic DMC-FT3 review “It is dustproof, waterproof up to depths of 12m (40 feet), shockproof against a drop of up to 2 m” however despite that they only gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars.
Thirteen customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Amazon.co.uk said in their Panasonic DMC-FT3 review “Well packaged, looks pretty and is extremely fast Got this baby for 15 with free shipping Setup couldnt have been easier since the software is built in to the device itself” but despite that they only scored it 20 out of 100. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “Last year's Editors' Choice Panasonic Lumix DSC-TS2 compact camera was a powerhouse, offering great image and build quality” in their review of this digital camera. Six years ago expert review site Photoreview.com.au scored the product 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Thoughtfully designed and well built, they combine a straightforward user interface with excellent performance so it's no wonder the FT3 was rece”.
Three owners who reviewed it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Em mentioned on Amazon “Then this weekend i took it to Center Parcs with me again and sadly it broke on the first day” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 6 stars. K Dawson mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “First trip and it broke after taking a few days pictures, white out on the screen so did not have it working for swimming with mantars”.
Two owners agreed that it was reliable. Four years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Panasonic DMC-FT3 on Amazon.co.uk “I had Lumix cmaeras before and found them reliable and good quality” and rated it 7 stars.