• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 156.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic TS25 advantages over Nikon S5200

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Longer battery life
    More info 250 vs 160 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S5200 advantages over Panasonic TS25

  • Less expensive
    $94 vs $141
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More lens zoom
    6.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    460k 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 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
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • 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
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $190
  • 1/2.33 inch
Nikon S5200
Panasonic TS20
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
  • $190
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon S4300

Panasonic TS25
Nikon S4300
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer battery life
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
Nikon S5200
Nikon S4300
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon S3300

Panasonic TS25
Nikon S3300
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Newer
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
Nikon S5200
Nikon S3300
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Sony TF1

Panasonic TS25
Sony TF1
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More dots on screen
Nikon S5200
Sony TF1
  • $94
  • 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
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $126
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
Nikon S5200
Panasonic TS30
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
  • $126
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
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