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Panasonic DMCTS5SR

$317.99
Imaging Resource.com Dave's Pick
An award winning and good value for money 16.1 megapixel 4.6 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.1MP 4.6x Yes Mar 2013
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Panasonic DMC-TS5 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic DMC-TS5 number 194 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality, picture quality and that it is reasonably priced.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Very small internal memory
Quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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How Big is the Panasonic DMC-TS5?

The Panasonic DMC-TS5 is 109.2mm wide and 67.4mm tall. It is 28.9mm deep and weighs 188g.

Panasonic DMC-TS5 front dimensions

Panasonic DMC-TS5 size in context

Panasonic DMC-TS5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

Imaging Resource.com gave this digital camera a "Dave's Pick" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, PC Mag, IT Reviews.com and gadgetguy.com.au this camera has an overall expert rating of 73%.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 11,202 owner and expert reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its cameras. Panasonic also has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Four customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners considered that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was strong and durable.

  • Is otherwise a solid entry in the tough camera category…
    Pcmag.com (PC Mag) November 2013
  • One of the fastest growing segments in the digital camera market is compact, rugged cameras…
  • Needed a durable, waterproof camera for taking pictures when it's raining or in wet locations…
    Dan27bb (Bestbuy.com) - December 2013

Value For Money

Average Priced

After checking the price of 417 digital cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this Panasonic digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the DMC-TS5 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has an 1|1/2.3|1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 188 grams, the DMC-TS5 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DMC-TS5 has a pretty standard optical zoom (4.6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DMC-TS5 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DMC-TS5 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst digital cameras of this age. The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9".

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370 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Panasonic DMC-TS5 which takes 370 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB. The Panasonic DMC-TS5 has a fairly small internal memory (only 10 megabytes) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The DMC-TS5 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DMC-TS5 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Panasonic camera support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DMC-TS5 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-TS5 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 3468 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 2736 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 1920 x 1920, 2560 x 1440, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 960, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-TS5 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Calendar

The DMC-TS5 features calendar. Most of the other cameras also feature calendar.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The DMC-TS5 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-TS5 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The DMC-TS5 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was March 2013 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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