• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic TS20 advantages over Nikon AW110

  • Less expensive
    $119 vs $219
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Lighter weight
    142g vs 195g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 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 AW110 advantages over Panasonic TS20

  • 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
  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    614k 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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • 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

  • Good still photo and video quality for its class; Built-in Wi-Fi for image sharing with a paired smartphone or tablet; Waterproof to a category-best depth of 59 feet; Generally speedy operation.

  • Not a huge improvement over predecessor; Lens dimmer than others at wide angle; Annoyingly sharp metal strap lugs; Below average battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Pentax S1

Panasonic TS20
Pentax S1
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • More pixels
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
Nikon AW110
Pentax S1
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm XP150

Panasonic TS20
Fujifilm XP150
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon AW110
Fujifilm XP150
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Olympus TG-830

Panasonic TS20
Olympus TG-830
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS
Nikon AW110
Olympus TG-830
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Panasonic TS25

Panasonic TS20
Panasonic TS25
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
Nikon AW110
Panasonic TS25
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Panasonic TS30

Panasonic TS20
Panasonic TS30
  • $169
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $120
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
Nikon AW110
Panasonic TS30
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $120
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
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