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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The screen is also appreciated, but many are negative about the features and performance.

screen, portability

shutter, performance, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 (Lumix DMC-FT5)


This is the fourth in a series of short underwater/rugged camera reviews on DPReview. We're testing the cameras concurrently, and once all six cameras have been reviewed, we'll publish a roundup of the class, comparing them directly.

The Lumix DMC-TS5 is a good choice for those seeking a rugged camera with a robust feature set that includes a well-implemented GPS, plus Wi-Fi. The camera takes good quality photos for its class, has a great LCD, and offers a top-notch movie mode....

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Preview


Panasonic has expanded their TS-series of lifeproof cameras this year with two new models, one of which is the rugged DMC-TS5. The toughest camera they've released to date, the TS5 is not only Waterproof down to 43 feet, Shockproof from a 6.6 foot...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5


The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has some issues with image noise at medium sensitivities, but is otherwise a solid entry in the tough camera category.

The TS5 starts and fires a photo in just under 1.7 seconds, and its shutter lag is a mere 0.05-second—as close to zero as you’ll find in a compact. Burst shooting modes are plentiful, with a top full-resolution speed that we clocked at 8.2 frames per...

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: Yes
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Chip Type:Live MOS
Sensor Size:1/2.33''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:30
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1300


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No