Panasonic Lumix TS4 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 
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General
Model Number: TS4
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $308.48
Date Available: 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.9 oz (196 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.5 x 1.0 in.
(104 x 64 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof Depth:  
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.53 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD, MP4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 10 elements in 8 groups, 5 Aspherical, 1 ED element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 128 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 or 10 (W) / f/5.9 or 18 (T), 2-Step
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
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 In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
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:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
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: 60 - 1/1300
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Sports, Snow, Miniature Effect, Beach&Snorkeling, Underwater, SCN (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through), 3D Photo
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
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 - 5.6m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVCHD, MP4
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): Micro HDMI, DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 11.00
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.950
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 3.700
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 6
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.408
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.569
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.010
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.100
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 7,130.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 940mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 310
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.1 Advanced Edition, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 40 ft (12m), Shockproof to 6.6 ft (2m), Dustproof, Freezeproof to 14F, Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD Movies, High-speed Burst modes, GPS, Compass, Altimeter, Barometer. Available in orange, blue, black or silver.

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