Panasonic Lumix TS20 Review

 
Camera Reviews / Panasonic Lumix Cameras / Lumix Point & Shoot i Preview
Links
Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 
Prices: Compare Prices
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: TS20
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $179.99
Street Price: $189.99
Date Available: 2012-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.0 oz (142 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(101 x 58 x 19 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof Depth:  
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MP4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO, 11 elements in 10 groups, 5 Aspherical, 1 ED element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.9 or 9.0 (W) / f/5.7 or 13.0 (T); 2-Step
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/1300
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Sports, Snow, Beach&Surf, Underwater, Miniature Effect, SCN (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 4.4m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.0m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MP4
Included Memory: 70.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.30
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 250
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.0 Standard Edition, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 16 ft (5m), Shockproof to 5 ft (1.5m), Dustproof, Freezeproof to 14F, Optical Image Stabilization, 720p HD Movies. Available in blue, black, red or orange.

Panasonic TS20


Print the specs page for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 digital camera reviewPrint this Page

Follow Imaging Resource

Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate