Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 Review

Overall Score

42

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-128 mm (4.6x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 2 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 98 x 63 x 23 mm, 189g.
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  • Replaced by: Lumix DMC-TS2

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 Overview


First introduced in January, 2009, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.

Panasonic replaced Lumix DMC-TS1 with Panasonic TS2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic TS1 with Panasonic TS2


Panasonic TS1 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

Sensor resolution of Panasonic TS1 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Panasonic TS1 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic TS1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
189g Light Body
11 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
2.0 fps Continuous Shooting
5.9 Lens at Tele
Environmental Sealing
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 has an Overall Score of 42/100 and ranked #335 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #731 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic TS1 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
38
Value for money score
58
Portability score
97
Overall score
42
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic TS1


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 weighs 189g and has external dimensions of 98 x 63 x 23mm (3.86 x 2.48 x 0.91"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Panasonic TS1 is 7 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic TS1 is less by 11mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS1
189g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS1
23mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-TS1 Dimensions Lumix DMC-TS1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 Panasonic TS2 188 g 189 g 99 x 63 x 24 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 Panasonic TS6 214 g 189 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 189 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 189 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Casio Exilim EX-100 Casio EX-100 389 g 189 g 119x67x50 x x mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 189 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 189 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 189 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 98 x 63 x 23 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-TS1
Announced January, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1300 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats AVCHD Lite
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 189 g
Physical Dimensions 98 x 63 x 23 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/MMC/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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