• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
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  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
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Predecessor:   Panasonic GF2
GF2 vs GF3
Successor:   Panasonic GF5
GF3 vs GF5
General
Model Number: DMC-TS1 GF3
Alternate Model Number(s): DMC-FT1  
Camera Format: Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $399.95 $699.99
Street Price:   $675.49
Date Available: 2009-04-15 2011-07-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.5 oz (184 g)
includes batteries
11.3 oz (320 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.9 x 2.5 x 0.9 in.
(98 x 63 x 23 mm)
4.2 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(108 x 67 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch 4/3
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.53 microns 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   49
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   20.6
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   10.0
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   458
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1504 x 1504 (2.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 904 (1.4 MP, Other),
1440 x 1440 (2.1 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21) JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.8 3.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (60i/​50i (sensor output is 30p/​25p))
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG, AVCHD AVCHD, Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes No
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No No
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Leica DC Vario-Elmar, 10 elements in 8 groups Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 ASPH LUMIX G, 6 elements in 5 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 128mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.9 - 22.8mm 14mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.60x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 / 11 (wide); f/5.9 / 18 (tele) f/2.5 - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
18 cm to Infinity
7.1 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a 46.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 11-point or 1-point with tracking and face detection Contrast detection with Face detect, AF tracking, 23-area, 1 area, Pinpoint
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, High Sensitivity (1600 - 6400) Auto, 160-6400; Intelligent ISO
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, White Set Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent , Flash, White Set 1, White Set 2, Color Temperature Setting
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1300 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple 144-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Beach & Surf, Snow, Sports, Clipboard, Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1/2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Aerial photo, Pinhole, Film Grain Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Architecture, Sports, Peripheral Defocus, Flower, Food, Objects, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Illiminatioms, Baby 1, 2, Pet, Party, Sunset
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 10, 10 (3 images) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 5.1m; Tele: 0.3 - 2.8m at ISO Auto Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG, AVCHD AVCHD, Motion JPEG
Included Memory: 50.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): DC Input, Viera Link Mini HDMI (Type C)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.03 0.65
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.65
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   7
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.8 3.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   20
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.44 seconds 0.31 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.51 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.011 seconds 0.081 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   23-area AF lag: 0.310s
Startup Time: 1.8 seconds 1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.3 seconds 5.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary 7.2v 1010mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0 HD, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker PhotofunStudio 6.2 HD, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiloScope (trial), USB Driver
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof (3.0m), Dustproof, Shockproof, Optical Image Stabilization, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Face Detection. Mini HDMI output. Available in silver, green or orange. Most compact CSC from Panasonic yet; 460K-dot touch-screen LCD, [email protected] and [email protected] HD movies. Available in black, white, red, pink, and brown.