Close
Panasonic DMC-TS4

70

Overall Score

Panasonic DMC-TS4

Panasonic DMC-TS4
20 Images

Loading image...
A good spec but 5 year old compact digital camera
Compact 12.1MP 4.6x Yes Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Compare
Share on

Panasonic DMC-TS4 Compare Cheapest US Prices

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United States.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Panasonic DMC-TS4 Compare US Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

10% Off
{Leica Sofort
$269.00
Was $299 (36 days ago)
Crutchfield
View More Amazing Deals

Panasonic DMC-TS4 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic DMC-TS4 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Larger than average minimum aperture number
LEICA DC lens with folded optics technology \\the dmc-ts4 features A high-quality LEICA DC lens with 4.6x optical zoom from 28mm wide-angle (35mm camera equivalent: 28-128mm). the folded optics of shaft guide method is adopted to secure the toughness of the lens unit. this lens unit comprises 10 elements and A prism unit in 8 groups, including an ED lens and 5 aspherical lenses with 6 aspherical surfaces passing the leica\'s stringent standards to deliver exceptional optical performance to the edges.\
\<br> 28mm wide-angle lens \\the 28mm wide-angle lens* lets you easily capture large groups of people indoors or expansive architectural structures and scenes with dynamic width and rich perspective, even from short distances.\
\<br> 9.3x intelligent zoom \\the intelligent zoom is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom, however, you can even draw the subject 2x closer than the original optical zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the intelligent resolution technology. this means the 4.6x optical can virtually extend to 9.3x equivalent.\
\<br> POWER O.I.S. \\the POWER O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) suppresses the low-frequency vibration hand-shake component, which is physically generated when pressing the shutter button or when shooting at night with a slow shutter speed.\
\<br> 12.1-megapixel hi-speed CCD \\the 12.1-megapixel CCD with 2-channel signal output structure boasts higher signal transfer speed for the operations that require high performance and speed such as full HD video recording and high speed continuous shooting. the image quality is also improved thanks to the higher sensitivity which is made possible by highly efficient light condensation adoption larger on-chip micro lenses.\
\<br> venus engine \\the dmc-ts4\'s venus engine processes large amount of full HD data at high-speed. at the same time, the multi-task image-processing engine, the venus engine realizes a super-fast response time\
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

Panasonic DMC-TS4 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The DMC-TS4's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 16% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The DMC-TS4 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Very Small Optical Zoom

The DMC-TS4's optical zoom of only 4.6x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 76% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DMC-TS4's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-TS4 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Panasonic DMC-TS4 of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 56% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit

Average Weight

The Panasonic DMC-TS4's weight of 175g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 39% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "weight" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DMC-TS4 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in flash? Less Edit

Has a Wind Filter

The DMC-TS4 has a wind filter, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a wind filter.

Chart Hide Chart What is a wind filter? Less Edit

Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic DMC-TS4's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)" mean? Less Edit

Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DMC-TS4 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 42% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Edit

Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The DMC-TS4 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

Chart Hide Chart What is a GPS (satellite)? Less Edit

Has an Electronic Compass

The DMC-TS4 has an electronic compass. 98% of cameras do not have an electronic compass.

Chart Hide Chart What is an electronic compass? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The waterproof (up to) of cameras range from 1.5m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The waterproof up to of the Panasonic DMC-TS4 of 12m is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 65% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "waterproof up to" mean? Less Edit

Very Low Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The display resolution of the DMC-TS4 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the DMC-TS4 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

Chart Hide Chart What is bluetooth? Less Edit

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The DMC-TS4's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-TS4 supports a maximum still image resolution of 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

Chart Hide Chart What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Has an HDMI Port

The DMC-TS4 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

Chart Hide Chart What is an HDMI port? Less Edit

Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the DMC-TS4 of only 20MB is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 28% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "internal memory" mean? Less Edit

Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Panasonic DMC-TS4's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

Chart Hide Chart What does "image sensor size" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcts4s, panasonic dmcts4a, panasonic dmcts4k

Barcodes:

00885170069749, 00885170069763, 00885170069770, 00989898603893, 00989898605446

Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic DMC-TS4

Today's Best Digital Camera Deals

10% Price Drop
{Leica Sofort
12 reviews
$269.00
Was $299 (36 days ago)
Camera Type
Instant
Optical Zoom
1x
Release Date
Jul 2017
5% Price Drop
{Canon M5
156 reviews
$929.00
Was $979 (37 days ago)
Camera Type
MILC
Megapixels
24.2MP
Maximum Image Resolution
6000 X 4000 Pixels
13% Price Drop
{Nikon Coolpix W100
$136.99
Was $157 (17 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
13.2MP
Optical Zoom
3x
8% Price Drop
{Nikon Coolpix W300
$358.99
Was $390 (8 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
16MP
Optical Zoom
5x
6% Price Drop
{Nikon 1 J1
355 reviews
$408.97
Was $434 (15 days ago)
Camera Type
SLR
Megapixels
10.1MP
Optical Zoom
3x
View More Amazing Digital Camera Deals