Panasonic TS5
Rugged Camera
vs Panasonic TS4
Rugged Camera

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC TS5

Best price $606
  • 19% more battery life 370 shots vs 310 shots
  • Higher sensor resolution 16.1 MP vs 12.1 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Newer camera March 2013 vs February 2012
  • Bigger rear viewscreen 3.0″ vs 2.7″
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps
  • Has HDR on-board TS4 does not have HDR
  • Has Wi-Fi photo upload capabilities TS4 does not have Wi-Fi
  • Has 3D capture capabilities TS4 does not have 3D

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC TS4

Best price
  • Smaller body size 11 in³ vs 13 in³
  • Significantly cheaper street price $399 vs $606
  • Has longer exposure available 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

What the Panasonic TS5 and Panasonic TS4 have in common

  • Weigh about the same 7.56 oz vs 6.9 oz
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • The same maximum ISO setting 6400 ISO
  • Similar optical zoom range 4.6×
  • Similar continuous shooting speed 10 shots per second
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • GPS tagging
  • waterproof housing

What’s missing from both the Panasonic TS5 and the Panasonic TS4

  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe

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