Panasonic TS5 with Nikon AW100 Comparison

Panasonic TS5 and Nikon AW100 Main Features

  • July, 2013
  • August, 2011
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 28-128 mm (4.6x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-4.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • Built-In GPS
  • 110 x 67 x 29 mm, 214g.
  • 110 x 65 x 23 mm, 178g.
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Panasonic TS5 Scores


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

Nikon AW100 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
30
Value for money score
55
Portability score
97
Overall score
37

Nikon Coolpix AW100 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Overview


Let's compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 with Nikon Coolpix AW100. These models are included in the Waterproof cameras. Panasonic TS5 was released in 2013, and Nikon AW100 in 2011. Lumix DMC-TS5 is newer, which is a plus. Coolpix AW100 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Coolpix AW100), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Panasonic TS5, the maximum ISO is greater by 3200. Lumix DMC-TS5 has image stabilization(Optical), Coolpix AW100 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has 3.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has 3.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DMC-TS5 Coolpix AW100
Brand Panasonic Nikon
Model Lumix DMC-TS5 Coolpix AW100
Announced July, 2013 August, 2011
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 5 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1300 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.60 no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 100 125
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model DMW-BCM13 EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 214 g 178 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 67 x 29 mm 110 x 65 x 23 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD / SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

Interesting Waterproof

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5

16MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

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12MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

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16MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

16MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Fujifilm FinePix XP50
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14MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

Olympus TG-830 iHS
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16MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP90

16MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Olympus TG-810
Olympus TG-810

14MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Kodak EasyShare C135
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14MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

12MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount