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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5
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85
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 4.6x optical zoom camera, with a low price. It has an image stabiliser and a GPS and supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video. Multiple reviews mentioned that this camera has a good picture resolution, good lens and it's strong, and durable.
Features We Love:
ok optical zoom (4.6x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
ok minimum aperture number (3.3)
Has an image stabiliser
Supports Wi-Fi
Imaging Resource.com Dave's Pick
16.1MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
4.6x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
3.3
MINIMUM
188g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 number 212 in best selling cameras and number 399 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
85
Reviews
82
Features
75
Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

purchasers report that it has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 65%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available.
It has some great features:
Ok optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Ok minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
* in 1-thumbnail playback mode.\
* the applicable ia mode functions vary with photos and videos.\
* simulated image.\
* based on the CIPA standard

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

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Dave's Pick Award

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has received a Dave's Pick Award from Imaging Resource.com.
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What Are People Saying About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5?

Picture Quality
1
2
Lens System
2
0
Video Capability
2
0
Robustness
3
0
Features
1
0
Size and Weight
1
0
Connectivity
1
0
8 Out of 10 People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Was Robust

Four people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 was strong and durable.

  • ... issues with image noise at medium sensitivities, but is otherwise a solid entry in the tough camera category...Sharp lens. Rugged design. Wi-Fi with NFC. ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... is otherwise a solid entry in the tough camera category...Sharp lens. Rugged design. Wi-Fi with NFC. GPS. 1080 60 video recording. Snappy focus. Multiple ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... issues with image noise at medium sensitivities, but is otherwise a solid entry in the tough camera category...
    IT Reviews.com 15 Nov 2013
  • ... the fastest growing segments in the digital camera market is compact, rugged cameras. Five years ago you had just two manufacturers selling waterproof ...
    DP Review 1 Jan 2006
  • Two People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 was compact.

  • One of the fastest growing segments in the digital camera market is compact, rugged cameras. Five years ago you had just two manufacturers selling waterproof ...
    DP Review 1 Jan 2006
  • ... NearField Communications for easy image sharing and even remote shooting (a first for a waterproof compact). Improved ruggedness. Manual exposure mode. ...
    Imaging Resource.com 31 Jan 2014
  • One Person Thought it Was Well Designed
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    One Person Thought it Had Nice Technical Features
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    One Person Thought it Had Good Connectivity
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    One Person Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level
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    Some Owners Thought it Had a Good Lens

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 had a good lens.

  • ... as 43 feet underwater and can survive drops from heights of 6.6 feet. Its sharp lens and excellent video... The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... 43 feet underwater and can survive drops from heights of 6.6 feet. Its sharp lens and excellent video... The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues with ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... as 43 feet underwater and can survive drops from heights of 6.6 feet. Its sharp lens and excellent video... The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues ...
    IT Reviews.com 15 Nov 2013
  • 5 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Photos

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 had a good picture resolution and was able to produce good images.

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    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... Wi-Fi with NFC. GPS. 1080 60 video recording. Snappy focus. Multiple burst shooting options. Noticeable image noise. Not as wide-angle as other tough cameras. ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... NearField Communications for easy image sharing and even remote shooting (a first for a waterproof compact). Improved ruggedness. Manual exposure mode. ...
    Imaging Resource.com 31 Jan 2014
  • ... ruggedness. Manual exposure mode. Fast cycle times. 10fps continuous burst shooting at full resolution. Full 1080p HD v. Mediocre still image quality. ...
    Imaging Resource.com 31 Jan 2014
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    Able to Produce Good Images
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Some People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Recorded Good Videos

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 was excellent for video recording.

  • ... underwater and can survive drops from heights of 6.6 feet. Its sharp lens and excellent video... The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues with image ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... camera category...Sharp lens. Rugged design. Wi-Fi with NFC. GPS. 1080 60 video recording. Snappy focus. Multiple burst shooting options. Noticeable image ...
    PC Mag 13 Nov 2013
  • ... underwater and can survive drops from heights of 6.6 feet. Its sharp lens and excellent video... The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues with image ...
    IT Reviews.com 15 Nov 2013
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    ok optical zoom
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    ok minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a GPS
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Large display diagonal
    Long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Shorter than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Features calendar
    370 battery life
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    4608 x 3456 still image resolution
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    ok megapixels
    4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    ok maximum ISO sensitivity
    ok weight
    Long camera shutter speed
    Tiny digital zoom
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Tiny internal memory
    ok Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 of 16.1MP is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
    4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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    ok Optical Zoom

    The Lumix DMC-TS5's optical zoom of 4.6x is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 59% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The Lumix DMC-TS5's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Lumix DMC-TS5 has an image stabiliser. 70% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    ok Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-TS5 of 6,400 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Lumix DMC-TS5 of 0.000769s is in the longest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average camera shutter speed of all digital cameras is 0.01s, with the shortest being 0.000016s and the longest being 4s.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Lumix DMC-TS5 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Has a GPS
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has a GPS. 90% of cameras do not have a GPS.

    What is a GPS? Less Edit
    ok Weight
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    The Lumix DMC-TS5's weight of 188g is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 47% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has a built-in flash. 74% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Lumix DMC-TS5 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

    What is Full HD video? Less Edit
    Tiny Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 of only 4x is in the smallest 23% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-TS5 of 3" is larger than 83% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-TS5 of 28mm is longer than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Lumix DMC-TS5's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 128mm is in the shortest 27% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Calendar

    The Lumix DMC-TS5 features calendar, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not feature calendar.

    Chart Hide Chart What is calendar? Less Edit
    370 Battery Life

    Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 which takes 370 battery life.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "battery life" mean? Less Edit
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

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

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Lumix DMC-TS5 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam. 71% of digital cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Tiny Internal Memory

    Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB. The internal memory of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 of only 10MB is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The Lumix DMC-TS5 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's 14% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 480x480, 640x360, 640x424 plus 18 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

    Chart Hide Chart What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Edit
    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640x480|1280x720|1440x1080|1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. 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.

    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 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.

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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-TS5, and ranked it:

    Budget Choice
    This digital camera has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $317.99 it is still in the cheapest 40% of cameras.

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    Value for Money of Similar Digital Cameras

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5?

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

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 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 Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Normal Focusing Range
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Focus Adjustment
    Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Video
    Full HD 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
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    Camera
    GPS
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Calendar
    Histogram
    Camera File System
    Camera Playback
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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    Barcodes

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