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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

$249.97
$149.99 $100 cheaper than 59 days ago
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20
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A bargain price and award winning compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 16.1MP 4x Yes Feb 2012
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 number 103 across all digital cameras and number 170 in best selling cameras.
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2 Reviews + 1 Award
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Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Very light
A casual stylish rugged design
4 active outdoor scene modes
2.7-inch intelligent LCD with AR coating
Waterproof/Dustproof performance

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There is a 78% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 is 101mm wide and 58.3mm tall. It is 19.2mm deep and weighs 1.23kg.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Astonishingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $149.99 it is still cheaper than 79% of cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-TS20 of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 56% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20's optical zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 62% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-TS20 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Lumix DMC-TS20's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is very low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20's minimum aperture number of 3.9 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Lumix DMC-TS20's weight of only 123g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Heavy

The Lumix DMC-TS20's weight of 1.23kg is in the heaviest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 0.25kg, with the lightest being 0.095kg and the heaviest being 1.3kg.

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Waterproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20's waterproof up to of only 4.87m is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average waterproof up to of all digital cameras is 14m, with the lowest being 3m and the highest being 100m.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-TS20 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Lumix DMC-TS20 does not have a video out, although it is worth keeping in mind that 100% of digital cameras also do not have a video out.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the Lumix DMC-TS20 of only 0.429" is in the smallest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shock Proof

The Lumix DMC-TS20 is shock proof, which is unusual. 97% of digital cameras are not shock proof.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Lumix DMC-TS20 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Very High Maximum Playback Zoom

Across all the cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The maximum playback zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 of 30x is in the highest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 of 700MB is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Has a Night Mode

The Lumix DMC-TS20 has a night mode, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a night mode.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-TS20 of only 2.7" is in the smallest 21% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-TS20 of 29mm is in the longest 4% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Lumix DMC-TS20 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcts20d, panasonic dmcts20r, panasonic dmcts20a, panasonic dmcts20k

Barcodes:

00885170069862, 00885170069879, 00885170069886, 00885170069893, 00885170193420

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