• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 27.00mm - 270.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm F70EXR advantages over Panasonic TS5

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.77 vs 1.33 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More telephoto lens reach
    270 mm vs 128 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Faster shutter
    1/2000 vs 1/1300 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic TS5 advantages over Fujifilm F70EXR

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    6 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • 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
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Advanced Wi-Fi and Near-Field Communications for easy image sharing and even remote shooting (a first for a waterproof compact); Improved ruggedness; Manual exposure mode; Fast cycle times; 10fps continuous burst shooting at full resolution; Full 1080p HD video at up to 60p; Excellent battery life.

  • Mediocre still image quality; Slow startup; Slower-than-average autofocus; Choppy MP4 (most Web-friendly format) video quality.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic DMC-ZR1

Fujifilm F70EXR
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
Panasonic TS5
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm F80EXR

Fujifilm F70EXR
Fujifilm F80EXR
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
Panasonic TS5
Fujifilm F80EXR
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon SD4500 IS

Fujifilm F70EXR
Canon SD4500 IS
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Panasonic TS5
Canon SD4500 IS
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Pentax WG-2 GPS

Fujifilm F70EXR
Pentax WG-2 GPS
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic TS5
Pentax WG-2 GPS
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Olympus TG-850

Fujifilm F70EXR
Olympus TG-850
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic TS5
Olympus TG-850
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle lens
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