Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Review

Overall Score

50

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 28-128 mm (4.6x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 110 x 67 x 29 mm, 214g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-TS4
  • Replaced by: Lumix DMC-TS6

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Overview


First introduced in July, 2013, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic TS4 with Lumix DMC-TS5. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic TS5 with Panasonic TS4

Panasonic replaced Lumix DMC-TS5 with Panasonic TS6. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic TS5 with Panasonic TS6


Panasonic TS5 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5

Sensor resolution of Panasonic TS5 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Panasonic TS5 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 TS5


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
Long Battery Life: 370 shots
Environmental Sealing
23 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
NFC Connectivity
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
5.9 Lens at Tele
Timelapse Recording
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1300s
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1300s
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has an Overall Score of 50/100 and ranked #159 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #480 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Panasonic TS5 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
51
Value for money score
67
Portability score
95
Overall score
50
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 TS5


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 weighs 214g and has external dimensions of 110 x 67 x 29mm (4.33 x 2.64 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Panasonic TS5 is 18 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS5
214g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Panasonic TS5
29mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-TS5 Dimensions Lumix DMC-TS5
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 Panasonic TS6 214 g 214 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 214 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix AW130 Nikon AW130 221 g 214 g 110 x 66 x 27 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Panasonic TS30 142 g 214 g 104 x 58 x 20 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 214 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix AW120 Nikon AW120 213 g 214 g 110 x 66 x 26 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Olympus TG-860 224 g 214 g 110 x 64 x 28 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot D30 Canon D30 218 g 214 g 109 x 68 x 28 mm 110 x 67 x 29 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-TS5
Announced July, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k 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 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1300 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.60
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 CMOS
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 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model DMW-BCM13
Physical
Weight 214 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 67 x 29 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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