Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Review

Overall Score

39

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F3.9-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 104 x 58 x 20 mm, 142g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Overview


First introduced in January, 2015, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Panasonic TS30 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-TS30

Sensor resolution of Panasonic TS30 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Panasonic TS30 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic TS30


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
142g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
1.3 fps Continuous Shooting
5.7 Lens at Tele
Environmental Sealing
23 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.7
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.9
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 has an Overall Score of 39/100 and ranked #413 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #814 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic TS30 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
34
Value for money score
57
Portability score
98
Overall score
39
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 TS30


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 weighs 142g and has external dimensions of 104 x 58 x 20mm (4.09 x 2.28 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Panasonic TS30 is 54 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic TS30 is less by 5mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS30
142g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS30
20mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-TS30 Dimensions Lumix DMC-TS30
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 142 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 Panasonic TS6 214 g 142 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Fujifilm XP120 203 g 142 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS25 Panasonic TS25 144 g 142 g 104 x 58 x 20 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Fujifilm XP90 Fujifilm XP90 203 g 142 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Fujifilm XP80 Fujifilm XP80 179 g 142 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP130 Fujifilm XP130 207 g 142 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm
Nikon Coolpix S33 Nikon S33 221 g 142 g 110 x 66 x 27 mm 104 x 58 x 20 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-TS30
Announced January, 2015
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 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1300 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.3 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.40
Flash Modes Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, on, slow sync w/redeye reduction, off
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 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4
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 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 142 g
Physical Dimensions 104 x 58 x 20 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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