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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30
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A Less Popular Choice
97
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and cheap 4x optical zoom digital camera.
4x 125g Compact 16.1MP Feb 2015
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 number 21 in best selling cameras and number 367 across all digital cameras.

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85
Brand Rating
71
Features
98
Value for Money

76

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

Panasonic is an excellent digital camera brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average minimum aperture number
Very small optical zoom
Creative control / creative retouch
Creative panorama
Beautiful underwater shots
MEGA O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer)
MP4 HD video recording
Time lapse shooting

What is the Kagoo Score?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Very small optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Very light
Bigger than average internal memory
1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
Has a built-in speaker(s)
1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Average megapixels
1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Longer than average camera shutter speed
Very low display resolution
Very small digital zoom
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a GPS
Only 4608 x 3456 still image resolution
Does not have an HDMI
Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-TS30's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 59% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-TS30's optical zoom of only 4x is smaller than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TS30 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-TS30 of 3.7 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-TS30 of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 has an image stabiliser, as do 68% of cameras.

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Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Lumix DMC-TS30 of 0.000769s is longer than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The camera shutter speeds of cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

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Very Light
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The Lumix DMC-TS30's weight of only 125g is in the lightest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 310g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB. The Lumix DMC-TS30's internal memory of 220MB is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 580,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-TS30's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-TS30's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 27% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-TS30 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 66% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7".

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Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-TS30 has a built-in speaker(s). 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-TS30 does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that 91% of cameras also do not have a GPS.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 is 4608 x 3456. That's 13% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4592 x 3056. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608x3456, 3648x2736, 2560x1920 plus 6 more values. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 6000 x 3368 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 1024 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Lumix DMC-TS30 does not have an HDMI. 61% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30, and ranked it:

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (Tele)
Flash Range (Wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker
Memory
Internal Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Display
Display Diagonal
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (Including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

panasonic apandmcts30kaction, panasonic apandmcts30rk1, panasonic apandmcts30ak2, panasonic dmcts30kb, panasonic dscts30oe, panasonic dmcts30rb, panasonic dmcts30ab, panasonic dmcts30oe, panasonic ts30

Barcodes

 00616348060141,  00616348082617,  00616639700053,  00616639701975,  00646791364886,  00689466818093,  00689466818130,  00689466818178,  00840014144747,  00840014144761,  00840014144785,  00845251094305,  00845251094336,  00885170239661,  00885170239678,  00885170239685

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