• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 27.00mm - 124.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Samsung TL220
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30
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Predecessor:   Panasonic TS25
TS25 vs TS30
Successor:    
General
Model Number: TL220 TS30
Alternate Model Number(s): ST500 FT30
Camera Format: Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $300.00 $179.99
Street Price:   $119.96
Date Available: 2009-09-30 2015-04-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.3 oz (149 g) 5.1 oz (144 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.4 x 0.7 in.
(100 x 60 x 19 mm)
4.1 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(104 x 58 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 26.00 feet (8 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm) 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.53 microns 1.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.21) JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 1.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
1280x720 (15)
640x480 (30)
640x480 (15)
320x240 (60)
320x240 (30)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: H.264 MP4 with monaural sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Varioplan LEICA DC VARIO, 11 elements in 10 groups, 5 Aspherical, 1 ED element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 124mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.9 - 22.5mm 4.5 - 18mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.60x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? f/3.9 or 9.0 (W) / f/5.7 or 13.0 (T); 2-Step
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 80 cm
2.0 - 31.5 in
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 5x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection TTL Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / 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): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Auto ISO Mode: No Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Tungsten, Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 8 sec 1/1300 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot, face detection Intelligent Multiple
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Action, Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Beach, Beauty shot, Blue Sky, Children, Close up Text, Dawn, Fireworks, Frame Guide, Landscape, Macro, Macro Portrait, Macro Text, Natural Green, Natural Portrait, Night, Night Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sunset, Tripod, White Sports, Snow, Beach&Surf, Advanced Underwater, Panorama Shot, SCN (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Starry Sky, Glass Through); Creative Control mode (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, One Point Color)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, Slow-sync, Off Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a 0.3 - 4.4m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.0m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory: MicroSD, MicroSDHC  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: H.264 MP4 with monaural sound
Included Memory: 55.0 MB 220.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory Internal
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): HDMI connectivity requires optional adapter.  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   1.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   Unlimited
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):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary SLB-07A Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.6V, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included:   1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:   PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 Standard Edition
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Rear-panel LCD is a touch-panel with gesture support - for example you can mark an X on an image to delete it, or an O to rotate it. Also has "hidden" secondary low-res 1.5", 61,000 dot LCD touch panel on front of camera which is used as a viewfinder for self portrait modes, and can also show a timer countdown, the camera's key settings, a "Smiley" prompt for the Smile Shutter feature, or an animation to attract a child's attention and have them look at the camera. Waterproof to 8m/26ft, shockproof to 1.5m/5ft, freezeproof to -10C/14F, dustproof. Built-in "Torch Light". Available in black, blue or red.