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Panasonic DMC-TS5
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Panasonic DMCTS5KR Digital Camera

$304.95
Compact Camera 16.1MP 4.6x Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Does not have a good battery life
10 Reviews + 1 Award
Imaging Resource.com Dave's Pick
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Reviews

One Industry Award

Imaging Resource.com gave this 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 the average expert rating of this camera is 73%.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 8,853 user and expert reviews (including 765 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-TS5 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-TS5 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1280 x 960, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1920, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1440, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1920, 2736 x 2736, 3456 x 3456, 3468 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium megapixel camera was released in April 2017.


Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The DMC-TS5 has a quite small internal memory (only 10 megabytes) compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. Digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera have internal memory of between 8MB and 8GB.

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

The DMC-TS5 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 4.6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 65x.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras of a similar age and type to this camera have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 128 millimeters, the DMC-TS5 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm. At 28 millimeters, the DMC-TS5 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

The DMC-TS5 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

One Panasonic DMC-TS5 reviewer who reviewed the product mentioned that it did not have a good battery life. Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TS5 “Small battery means only 260 shots per charge”.


Battery

370 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of this spec and age take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the DMC-TS5 which takes 370 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The DMC-TS5 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also support PictBridge.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-TS5 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DMC-TS5 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera do not support Full HD video.

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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 six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This Panasonic camera also support a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels and 1440 x 1080 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Panasonic DMC-TS5 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Design

Easy to Use

One customer reckoned that it was easy to use. Four years ago Dan27bb said on Bestbuy.com “Easy to use and good picture quality” and rated the product 7 stars.

Good Product Quality

Five Panasonic DMC-TS5 reviewers who reviewed the Panasonic DMC-TS5 thought it was good quality. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote “For such a small camera the lens range and image quality is a big appeal” in their Panasonic DMC-TS5 review. Ysbeidiau mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Having been a a manual SLR user in the past, I was very impressed with the quality and flexibility of this camera” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Four years ago Bestbuygrl mentioned “Overall this con is small compared to the amazing picture quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

One Panasonic DMC-TS5 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was well designed.

Strong and Durable

Five Panasonic DMC-TS5 owners concluded that the Panasonic DMC-TS5 was strong and durable. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag four years ago “Rugged design”. Expert website Dpreview.com said eleven years ago “One of the fastest growing segments in the digital camera market is compact, rugged cameras”. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com wrote “The Panasonic TS5 boasts some new rugged credentials, now waterproof to a depth of 43 feet, shockproof from a drop of 6.6 feet, freeze proof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit”.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Camera Labs said “Advanced WiFi and NearField Communications for easy image sharing and even remote shooting (a first for a waterproof compact” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TS5 but despite that they only rated it 1 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag four years ago “Is otherwise a solid entry in the tough camera category”.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The DMC-TS5 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The DMC-TS5 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The DMC-TS5 features calendar. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years also feature calendar.

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Features Histogram

The DMC-TS5 features histogram. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it said that it was noisy. Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues with image noise at medium sensitivities.” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TS5.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic DMC-TS5 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer thought it had good technical guidance. Camera Labs said “Manual exposure mode” yet they gave the product a score of 1 stars.


Good Screen

One Panasonic DMC-TS5 reviewer concluded that this digital camera had a good screen. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Brighter LCD screen modes”.

Good for Video Recording

Two Panasonic DMC-TS5 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag four years ago “1080 60 video recording” in their Panasonic DMC-TS5 review.

Good Lens

Four customers who bought the Panasonic DMC-TS5 agreed that it had a good lens. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Sharp lens” however despite that they rated it 1 stars. Sportsgal said “Sometimes it's not feasible to haul big DSLR equipment so I got this as a "pocket camera"; it's quality is way beyond my expectations; the Leica lens is phenomenal” in their review of this digital camera.

One Panasonic DMC-TS5 owner said in their reviews that the Panasonic DMC-TS5 had a good autofocus. One Panasonic DMC-TS5 owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good zoom.

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Good Picture Resolution

Six Panasonic DMC-TS5 owners who bought it thought it was able to produce good images. Bestbuygrl rated the product 7 stars and wrote in their Panasonic DMC-TS5 review on Bestbuy.com “I wanted a camera that took great pictures on land and underwater”. Bestbuygrl also wrote “This camera takes great pictures for both” in their review.

Two customers said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Pc Mag wrote “Multiple burst shooting options” in their Panasonic DMC-TS5 review nonetheless they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Camera Labs mentioned “10fps continuous burst shooting at full resolution” in their Panasonic DMC-TS5 review however they only scored it 18.92 out of 100.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five people said in their reviews that the Panasonic DMC-TS5 was compact. Cameralabs.com wrote “Panasonic Lumix FT5 / TS5 review The Panasonic Lumix FT5 / TS5 is a rugged waterproof compact designed for use in the water” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TS5. Pcmag.com wrote four years ago “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($399.99 direct) is the company's current top-end ruggedized compact camera”. Ysbeidiau said in their Panasonic DMC-TS5 review on Amazon.co.uk “The price fell from £220 for a few hours)- with the cashback offer, that's £170 for a top end compact with a Leica lens”.

Average Weight

The DMC-TS5 has a fairly typical weight (188 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two Panasonic DMC-TS5 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good features. Three years ago Imaging-Resource.com mentioned on Imaging Resource.com “It features built-in GPS, which l”. Imaging-Resource.com also wrote “The Panasonic TS5 waterproof camera should thrill photo geeks who love advanced features and functionality” in their review.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One Panasonic DMC-TS5 reviewer who purchased it wrote that it had gps.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DMC-TS5 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic afpsdmclx7bb1bdl, panasonic afpants5beb1bdl, panasonic afpants5oeb1bdl, panasonic dmcts5sr, panasonic dmcts5kr, panasonic dmcts5d, panasonic 101mp, 125937-18, 125939-18, 79449-18
Barcodes 0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 00132017879246, 00616932805844, 00616932805851, 00616932805868, 00616932805875, 00617689556867, 00617689556881, 00885170117167, 00885170117174, 00885170117181, 00885170117198, 00885170117242, 08851701171672, 08851701171740, 08851701171818, 08851701171986

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