Panasonic TS5 with Pentax W90 Comparison

Panasonic TS5 and Pentax W90 Main Features

  • July, 2013
  • February, 2010
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-128 mm (4.6x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • -
  • 110 x 67 x 29 mm, 214g.
  • 108 x 59 x 25 mm, 164g.
  • Price Category:
  • Price Category:

Panasonic TS5 Scores


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

Pentax W90 Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
33
Value for money score
57
Portability score
97
Overall score
40

Pentax Optio W90 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Overview


Let's compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 with Pentax Optio W90. These models are included in the Waterproof cameras. Panasonic TS5 was released in 2013, and Pentax W90 in 2010. Lumix DMC-TS5 is newer, which is a plus. Optio W90 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of Lumix DMC-TS5 is greater than that of Optio W90. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. 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 first camera (Lumix DMC-TS5), 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. Lumix DMC-TS5 has image stabilization(Optical), Optio W90 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Panasonic TS5 has a larger 3-inch Fixed screen, the other camera has a 2-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 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DMC-TS5 Optio W90
Brand Panasonic Pentax
Model Lumix DMC-TS5 Optio W90
Announced July, 2013 February, 2010
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 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 230k 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 9
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 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.60 3.90
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft
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 CCD
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 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In None
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 D-LI68
Physical
Weight 214 g 164 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 67 x 29 mm 108 x 59 x 25 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

Interesting Waterproof

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

12MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Nikon Coolpix S31
Nikon Coolpix S31

10MP | 1/2.9 CCD | fixed lens mount

Fujifilm FinePix XP130
Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

16MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Pentax Optio W90
Pentax Optio W90

12MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

12MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS

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

Nikon Coolpix S32
Nikon Coolpix S32

13MP | 1/3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS
Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

14MP | 1/2.3 CCD | fixed lens mount

Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS
Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

12MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount