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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Waterproof - Submersible under water up to a certain depth.Waterproof - Submersible under water up to a certain depth.Built-In GPSBuilt-In GPSAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 is a Ultra-Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 12 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 100-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-1600. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/1300 to 8s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/1300, fast action cannot be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 features a 23-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 is waterproof to a 12 meter depth. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. This particular model is also freezeproof down to -10C. There is no viewfinder on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandPanasonic ModelLumix DMC-TS3
Sensor 12 Megapixels CCD *High-speed CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 *Expanded range: 100-1600, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/1300 - 8s
Lens28 - 128mm F/3.3 - 5.9 / 10 - 18Mininum Focus5cm (w) / 30cm (t)
ZoomInternalManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 23-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes233D, Sports, Snow, Beach+Snorkeling, Underwater, Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, High-speed
MeteringMulti-Segment Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 3.7 FPS, 7 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Waterproof to 12m
Weatherproof to -10C
Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 5.6 - 3.1m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format AVCHD WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS Position, Elevation, Orientation
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 310 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-01-25, Discontinued Construction Shockproof *Waterproof to 12m (IPX8), Shockproof to 2m, Dustproof (IPX6), Freezeproof to -10C
Size 104 x 64 x 27mm (W x H x D) Weight 197g

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Panasonic DMC-TS3 Highlights


Ultra-Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

12 Megapixels Ultra CompactISO 100-1600
4.6X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/1300-8s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance
Waterproof to 12mLithium-Ion Battery
Weatherproof down to -10CSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3.7 FPS Drive, 7 Images
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video Recording
2.7" LCD 230K Pixels
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