• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7
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Predecessor:   Panasonic TS6
TS6 vs TS7
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General
Model Number: DSC-H55 TS7
Alternate Model Number(s):   FT7
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $249.00 $449.99
Street Price: $204.00 $229.95
Date Available: 2010-04-01 2018-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
includes batteries
11.3 oz (319 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 58 x 29 mm)
4.6 x 3.0 x 1.5 in.
(117 x 76 x 37 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 102.00 feet (31 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 14.1 20.4
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.43 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG 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: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21) JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: Component HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sony Lens G; 10 elements in 7 groups, including 4 aspheric LUMIX DC VARIO; 10 elements in 8 groups, 5 aspherical elements / 6 aspherical surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 250mm 28 - 128mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 42.5mm 4.9 - 22.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 or f/8.0 (wide) / f/5.5 or ?? (tele); 2 steps with ND filter f/3.3 or 10 (W) / f/5.9 or 18 (T), 2-Step
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
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: 2x Precision, Up to 67x Smart Zoom Digital Zoom up to 4x; Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) up to 9x; Intelligent Zoom up to 9.1x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: 9-point / center / spot Contrast Detect: Face Detection / Tracking / 49-area / 1-area / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   0.2-inch LVF (Live View Finder): 1,170K-dot eq. LCD, Approx. 100% coverage, Approx. 2.53x / 0.45x (35 mm camera equivalent) magnification.
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a 1,170,000 dots (390,000 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.45x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   2.53x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
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):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, iISO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (*Extended ISO)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports, Gourmet, Pet, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter Sports, Snow, Beach&Surf, Underwater, Creative Panorama, Scene Guide (Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water*, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations*, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower*, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Monochrome. *For photos only.); Creative Control Mode (Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome*, Silky Monochrome*, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus*, Fantasy, Star Filter*, One Point Color, Sunshine* (22 filters) *For photos only.)
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1/2 seconds 2, 10, 10 (3 images) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash 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 n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.25 - 4.1m / 0.82 - 13.5 ft (W), 1.0 - 2.6m / 3.28 - 8.53 ft (T) 0.3 - 5.6m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: 45.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
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,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi-terminal (AV(SD/HD Component)/USB/DCIN) Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 3.08  
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? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   11
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): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.36 seconds  
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): 0.016 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.2 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 7.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 310 shots 300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   250 shots
Battery Life, Video:   60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.6V, 1250mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Sony CDROM (Picture Motion Browser (PC), Picture Motion Browser Portable (PC/MAC)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OSX v 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 720p HD Movies, Sweep Panorama, HDR, HD Component Video Output. Available in black and silver. Waterproof to 102ft, dustproof, shockproof to 6.6ft, freeze proof to 14F and pressure resistant to 220lbf. Available in blue, orange or black.