• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic TS25 advantages over Canon 340 HS

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Less expensive
    $141 vs $181
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 340 HS advantages over Panasonic TS25

  • More lens zoom
    12.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    17 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.9 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/2000 vs 1/1300 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic TS20

Panasonic TS25
Panasonic TS20
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $205
  • 1/2.33 inch
Canon 340 HS
Panasonic TS20
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $205
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Sony TF1

Panasonic TS25
Sony TF1
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More dots on screen
Canon 340 HS
Sony TF1
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Waterproof

Compared to Panasonic TS30

Panasonic TS25
Panasonic TS30
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $127
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
Canon 340 HS
Panasonic TS30
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $127
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Panasonic TS25
Canon 170 IS
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer battery life
  • $138
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More pixels
Canon 340 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $138
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Panasonic TS25
Canon 350 HS
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Less expensive
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
Canon 340 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
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