Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 Review

Overall Score

41

Main Features

  • 14 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
  • 99 x 63 x 24 mm, 188g.
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  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-TS1
  • Replaced by: Lumix DMC-TS3

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 Overview


First introduced in January, 2010, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic TS1 with Lumix DMC-TS2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic TS2 with Panasonic TS1

Panasonic replaced Lumix DMC-TS2 with Panasonic TS3. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic TS2 with Panasonic TS3


Panasonic TS2 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-TS2

Sensor resolution of Panasonic TS2 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Panasonic TS2 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic TS2


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
2.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Environmental Sealing
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
3.3 Lens at Wide
188g Light Body
11 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #362 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #752 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic TS2 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
33
Value for money score
58
Portability score
97
Overall score
41
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 TS2


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 weighs 188g and has external dimensions of 99 x 63 x 24mm (3.9 x 2.48 x 0.94"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Panasonic TS2 is 8 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic TS2 is less by 10mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS2
188g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS2
24mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-TS2 Dimensions Lumix DMC-TS2
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 Panasonic TS3 197 g 188 g 103 x 64 x 27 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 Panasonic TS1 189 g 188 g 98 x 63 x 23 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 188 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 283 g 188 g 133 x 71 x 19 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 188 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 188 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Panasonic TS30 142 g 188 g 104 x 58 x 20 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 188 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 99 x 63 x 24 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-TS2
Announced January, 2010
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 5.10
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 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
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 188 g
Physical Dimensions 99 x 63 x 24 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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