Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS4 Digital Camera (Silver)

Panasonic
Product #:
PND1251
Manufacturer #:
DMC-TS4S
UPC:
885170069749

- 12.1Mp Hi-Speed CCD Sensor - 4.6x Optical Zoom - 28-128mm LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR Lens - LSI Venus Engine - Sonic Speed AF - 1920 x 1080 HD Video Capture - Built-In GPS System - Water/Shock/Freeze/Dust-Proof - Compass/Altimeter/Barometer - Manual Operation

Screen Size:
2.7" (6.7 cm)
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.
View All Attribute Definitions
Megapixels:
12.1
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.
View All Attribute Definitions
Lens Type:
LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR
Lens Type:
This is the type of lens.
View All Attribute Definitions
Out of Stock
Price: $399.00 Instant Savings: $124.00 Off Our Price: $275.00

Earn 2750 U-REWARDS Loyalty Points

Available Warranties

Learn More

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable

Overview

Overview

LENS PERFORMANCE

LEICA DC Lens with Folded Optics Technology

The DMC-TS4 features a high-quality LEICA DC lens* with 4.6x optical zoom from 28mm wide-angle (35mm camera equivalent: 28-128mm). The folded optics of shaft guide method is adopted to secure the toughness of the lens unit. This lens unit comprises 10 elements and a prism unit in 8 groups, including an ED lens and 5 aspherical lenses with 6 aspherical surfaces passing the Leica's stringent standards to deliver exceptional optical performance to the edges.

28mm Wide-angle Lens

The 28mm wide-angle lens* lets you easily capture large groups of people indoors or expansive architectural structures and scenes with dynamic width and rich perspective, even from short distances.

9.3x Intelligent Zoom

The Intelligent Zoom is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom, however, you can even draw the subject 2x closer than the original optical zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology. This means the 4.6x optical can virtually extend to 9.3x equivalent.

POWER O.I.S.

The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) suppresses the low-frequency vibration hand-shake component, which is physically generated when pressing the shutter button or when shooting at night with a slow shutter speed.

Active mode is effective for video recording.

IMAGE QUALITY

12.1-megapixel Hi-Speed CCD

The 12.1-megapixel CCD with 2-channel signal output structure boasts higher signal transfer speed for the operations that require high performance and speed such as full HD video recording and high speed continuous shooting. The image quality is also improved thanks to the higher sensitivity which is made possible by highly efficient light condensation adoption larger on-chip micro lenses.

Venus Engine

The DMC-TS4's Venus Engine processes large amount of full HD data at high-speed. At the same time, the multi-task image-processing engine, the Venus Engine realizes a super-fast response time.

Intelligent Noise Reduction System

The excellent S/N ratio of the CCD sensor and the Intelligent Noise Reduction system in the Venus Engine make both photos and videos shot at any sensitivity from low to high and boast outstanding clearness.

VIDEO

1920 x 1080 Full HD Video in AVCHD Format / MP4 Format

The DMC-TS4 is an advanced photographic tool for recording not only great photos but also beautiful full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in AVCHD (MPEG-4 / H.264) format*1 / MP4 format. The AVCHD format excels in the compatibility with AV equipment like HDTVs or Blu-ray Disc players. The MP4 format has higher compatibility with computers.

High-quality Sound

The videos come with the high-quality sound of Dolby Digital Creator, to offer highly realistic sound to the motion images.

Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

Wind Cut

The Wind Cut function is available to block out most of the noise from background wind. This gives you higher quality sound when taking images on breezy days.

POWER O.I.S. with Active Mode

For more effective countermeasure against blur, the Active Mode is equipped with the DMC-TS4 for an option of image stabilization in video recording. This mode is especially effective in active video recording such as shooting while walking.

SHOOTING FUNCTIONS

Time Lapse Shot

Once the start time, the interval and the number of picture to shoot are set, the camera automatically records images. You can leave the camera and get a record of stationary observation for subjects such as flowers coming into bloom, scudding cloud, or wild animals in nature.

Miniature Effect

The Miniature Effect Mode in which the peripherals are defocused while saturation and contrast is emphasized to make the picture look like a diorama.

Panorama Shot

The Panorama Shot Mode makes it is possible to shoot a 360-degree horizontal / vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the previous picture.

Auto Retouch

The Auto Retouch function adjusts contrast and brightness to give different impression to the photo with just a press of a button. Appropriate retouch is automatically applied depending on the image if the image was shot too dark, it can be clear and bright to look it nicer with this function.

Handheld Night Shot Mode

The Handheld Night Shot Mode generates a beautiful night scenery with illumination by multi-layering the images shot consecutively. Bright, glamorous night scenery can be recorded without using a tripod.

3D Photo Mode

The 3D Photo Mode* produces a 3D image in the camera. The image-processing method used by LUMIX records beautiful images with less distortion or visible image links.

RESPONSE

Sonic Speed AF

The Sonic Speed AF and a quick start-up time give the DMC-TS4 super high speed response that helps to catch even the most fleeting photo opportunities.

AF Tracking

Once you focus on your subject, the AF Tracking automatically tracks it until you press the shutter. When you're taking images of an active subject, like children or pets, this function eliminates the need to press the shutter button halfway down repeatedly to readjust the focus.

3.7 fps in 12.1-megapixel Full-resolution

The DMC-TS4 lets you snap off consecutive shots at approx. 3.7 frames per second in full resolution*1. You can take a series of shots, then choose the one you like the best and delete the rest. You can also select High-speed Burst Mode or Flash Burst Mode.

USABILITY

iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode

In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose shots and capture moments in both photo and video recording. The Intelligent Resolution technology and 9.3x Intelligent Zoom are always activated in the iA Mode.

Shake Detection - POWER O.I.S.*1

Gyrosensors detect hand-shaking and the O.I.S. lens shifts to compensate, helping prevent blurring caused by hand-shaking.

Motion Deblur

The Motion Deblur Mode*2 judges the appropriate shutter speed and suppresses motion blur. The shutter speed rises as high as possible activating the high-sensitivity recording by pixel mixed readout method.

Motion Detection Intelligent ISO Control*3

The Intelligent ISO Control function detects subject movement and automatically adjusts the ISO setting and shutter speed to best suit the movement and light conditions.

Face Recognition

The Face Recognition function remembers faces that have been registered in the camera and provides the faces with optimal focus and exposure.

Face Detection - Face Detection AF/AE

The Face Detection function detects faces anywhere in the frame and automatically chooses the optimal focus and exposure. The Face Detection also features the Digital Red-eye Correction (Red-eye Removal) in photo recording.

Subject Detection - AF Tracking

Once you focus on your subject, the AF Tracking automatically and continuously tracks it and keeps it in focus and proper exposure.

Scene Detection - Intelligent Scene Selector*5

The Intelligent Scene Selector senses the ambient conditions and automatically selects one of Scene Modes: Photo (Scenery, Portrait, Macro, Night Portrait*6, Night Scenery or Sunset), Video (Scenery, Portrait, Macro or Low Light).

Happy Mode

The Happy Mode optimizes color, saturation and brightness to make images more vivid and true to the color of the scene you remember.

Light Detection - Intelligent Exposure

The Intelligent Exposure corrects the brightness in parts of the image that are too dark due to insufficient lighting, backlighting or use of the flash. This produces natural images that are close to the way they actually look to the human eyes.

Manual Exposure

The DMC-TS4 provides easy-to-use manual controls. You can set the aperture to control the depth of field, and adjust the shutter speed to freeze moving subjects or create a motion blur that exaggerates the feeling of movement.

2.7-inch LCD with AR Coating

The DMC-TS4's 2.7-inch LCD features 230K-dot Intelligent LCD with wide-viewing angle. It automatically adjusts the brightness in 11 steps according to shooting conditions. In addition, the AR (anti-reflective) coating LCD minimizes glare and provides clear images, for high visibility even in outdoor brightness.

ARCHIVE AND SHARE

3D Image Viewer / VIERA Link

Photos or videos recorded in AVCHD on SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards are easy to view on a Panasonic VIERA TV. Simply insert the card into the VIERA Image Viewer (SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card slot) on VIERA TV or Blu-ray Disc players to playback your contents.

With the DMC-TS4, you can use an optional HDMI micro cable to output images you took from the camera directly to the TV for VIERA Link. The pictures taken with the 3D Photo Mode via the 3D Image Viewer offers you a whole new exciting experience.

LUMIX Image Uploader

You can upload images to Facebook (photos and videos) and YouTube (videos) with simple operation.

PHOTOfunSTUDIO

The PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.1 Advanced Edition makes it possible to sort and organize photos and videos not only of those newly taken but also of those stored in your computer with quick start-up and fast read-in of images.

Recorded videos can be edited with the Short Movie Story function and written into MPEG2 to burn onto a DVD disc. You can also enjoy making photos and videos slideshows with a variety of effects and use your iTunes music library as background music. It is also possible to put a title or add comments on the scene utilizing the information from the people's names registered in Face Recognition.

TOUGH DESIGN

Tough Body with Rugged Design

The DMC-TS4 is shockproof, waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof in design. Swim along with tropical fish and capture shots of beautiful coral reefs, or take recordings of your friends around a camp fire. The DMC-TS4 is an extremely versatile camera that you can take with you wherever the action calls.

With waterproof performance to a depth of 12m equivalent to the "IPX8" and "IP6X" standard, the DMC-TS4supports active shooting on a beach, underwater or in a pool. If the camera gets dirty, soil and dust can be washed off by using water.

The DMC-TS4 is shockproof from a height up to 2m in accordance with the "MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock" test standard. It lets you shoot actively while moving around with the camera in one hand.

The DMC-TS4 is dustproof equivalent to the "IPX8" and "IP6X" standard. While hiking or playing sports, fine dust particles can enter through gaps in the camera body and cause malfunction. The DMC-TS4 can be used in these activities without problems.

Quad Indicator

The DMC-TS4 is specially designed for active outdoor use. It adopts GPS, compass, altimeter and even barometer to show and record altitude, barometric pressure and orientation data. The barometer also works for indicator for depth underwater.

Altimeter Log

The altitude gains higher accuracy by using GPS data with DMC-TS4. The barometric trend is available which helps users to forecast the climate and the log of altimeter log tells how high he/she was.

GPS Function

The LUMIX GPS displays not only latitudes and longitudes, but also the area information that covers 203 countries or regions and the landmark information of over 1,000,000 locations in 82 countries or regions.

Product Reviews

There are no reviews for this product.

Write a review

Specifications

Brand
Panasonic - panasonic Panasonic - Logo
Image Sensor
Color Filter System: Primary Color Filter
Color Filter System:
The amount of pixels on a camera sensor that are used when an image is captured. Although sometimes smaller than the total pixel count, it is an insignificant difference.

View All Attribute Definitions

Display Specifications
Screen Size: 2.7" (6.7 cm)
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.

View All Attribute Definitions

Display Type: TFT Screen LCD Display, AR Coating Field of View: Approx. 100%, Wide-viewing Angle Auto Power LCD Mode, Power LCD Mode
Display Type:
The type or brand of the screen.

View All Attribute Definitions

Dots: 230K
Dots:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

View All Attribute Definitions

Detailed Specifications
Image Sensor: 1/2.33-inch CCD sensor
Image Sensor:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera. An Image Sensor is a device that converts an optical image to an electric signal. It is used mostly in digital cameras and other imaging devices. It is a set of charge-coupled devices (CCD) or CMOS sensors such as active-pixel sensors.

View All Attribute Definitions

Focus Range: Normal: Wide / Tele 30 cm - infinity Macro / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 30 cm - infinity
Focus Range:
The minimum and maximum range of focus with a certain lens.

View All Attribute Definitions

Effective Pixels: 12.1
Effective Pixels:
The same as effective resolution, but measured in Megapixels.

View All Attribute Definitions

Aspect Ratio: 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Aspect Ratio:
The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

View All Attribute Definitions

Total Pixels: 12.5
Total Pixels:
The total amount of pixels. Describes the detail an image holds.

View All Attribute Definitions

Battery Life: 310 pictures (CIPA Standard)
Battery Life:
The amount of time a battery stays charged.

View All Attribute Definitions

Megapixels: 12.1
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.

View All Attribute Definitions

Shutter
Shutter Speeds: Approx. 60 - 1/1,300 sec
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

View All Attribute Definitions

Self Timer: 2 sec / 10 sec
Self Timer:
Allows a delay between pressing the shutter release button and the actual firing of the shutter. Commonly used to give photographers time to put themselves in the shot and to take photos without having to physically have their hands on the camera during exposure.

View All Attribute Definitions

Playback Specifications
Mode File: Normal Playback, Slideshow, Filtering Playback (Picture Only, Video Only, 3D, GPS Area, Altimeter Log, Travel, Category, Favorites), Calendar Playback
Mode File:
Allows you to look through the images that were taken.

View All Attribute Definitions

A/V Mode
Video Clip Length: Up to 4GB or 29 Min 59 Sec
Video Clip Length:
The longest clip that a video camera can record.

View All Attribute Definitions

Video Recording System: Yes, NTSC
Video Recording System:
Describes the camera's video recording capability. Will describe the camera's video recording system, image sensor, video resolution, as well as other pertinent information related to the camera's video recording.

View All Attribute Definitions

Audio Recording: With Video, Mono
Audio Recording:
Describes the camera's audio recording capability. Will describe the type of microphone and any additional XLR/miniphone jacks.

View All Attribute Definitions

Physical Specifications
Dimensions: 103.5 x 64.0 x 26.5 mm (4.07 x 2.52 x 1.04 inch)
Dimensions:
The measurements of an object.

View All Attribute Definitions

Weight: 175 g (0.39 lb) without Battery and SD Memory Card 197 g (0.43 lb) with Battery and SD Memory Card
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

View All Attribute Definitions

Color: Silver
Color:
The color of the item.

View All Attribute Definitions

Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Built-in Flash:
A flash that is embedded or part of the camera. Built-in flashes are found in both DSLR and Point & Shoot cameras. Although practical because of their small size and ease of use, built-in flashes are often ineffective and/or unflattering as a main source of light.

View All Attribute Definitions

Flash Modes: Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 0.3 - 5.6 m (Wide / ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.1 m (Tele / ISO Auto)
Flash Modes:
Different modes that determines how a flash will be used in a photo.

View All Attribute Definitions

Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set White Balance Adjustment
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

View All Attribute Definitions

Meter Modes: Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area / Spot
Meter Modes:
The various modes in which the camera will measure light. Most DSLRs and some advanced point and shoots have the ability to meter an entire scene (matrix/evaluative) or a specific point (centerweighted/spot)

View All Attribute Definitions

Image Stabilization: POWER O.I.S. (On with Active Mode (Only for Motion Picture) / Off)
Image Stabilization:
Used to reduce blurring.

View All Attribute Definitions

Exposure Control: Program AE, Manual
Exposure Control:
Controls to get the correct exposure for a photo.

View All Attribute Definitions

Exposure Compensation: 1/3 EV step, ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation:
Refers to the option for the user to override the internal light meter in the camera to either OVER or UNDER expose based on middle/18% gray. This is especially useful when photographing either extremely white/bright scenes or when in very dark/dimly lit scenarios.

View All Attribute Definitions

ISO Speed: Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)
ISO Speed:
The ISO speed setting dictates sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO speed, the more sensitive the film or digital sensor is to light. Higher ISOs have the effect of noise in an image. The actual ISO at which the noise occurs varies from camera to camera. Low ISOs are generally used for brighter lighting conditions and high ISOs are often used for low light or action shots.

View All Attribute Definitions

Power System
Continuous Shooting Speed: Full-resolution Image: 3.7 frames / sec, Max. 6 images High-speed Burst Mode: Approx. 10 frames / sec (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1), Max. 100 images Time Lapse Shot
Continuous Shooting Speed:
Refers to the number of frames that can be captured per second (fps = frames per second).

View All Attribute Definitions

Battery Type: Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 940 mAh)
Battery Type:
The type of battery for a device. Some cameras use single use alkaline while others use rechargeable lithium batteries.

View All Attribute Definitions

Recording Data
Internal Memory: Approx. 20 MB
Internal Memory:
This is the internal data storage of a device that does not include expandable memory.

View All Attribute Definitions

Number of Recorded Pixels: 12MP: 4000 x 3000 @ 4:3 Other Resolutions 8MP: 3264 x 2448 @ 4:3 5MP: 2560 x 1920 @ 4:3 3MP: 2048 x 1536 @ 4:3 2MP: 1600 x 1200 @ 4:3 0.3MP: 640 x 480 @ 4:3 10.5MP: 4000 x 2672 @ 3:2 7MP: 3264 x 2176 @ 3:2 4.5MP: 2560 x 1712 @ 3:2 2.5MP: 2048 x 1360 @ 3:2 0.3MP: 640 x 424 @ 3:2 9MP: 4000 x 2248 @ 16:9 6MP: 3264 x 1840 @ 16:9 3.5MP: 2560 x 1440 @ 16:9 2MP: 1920 x 1080 @ 16:9 0.2MP: 640 x 360 @ 16:9 9MP: 2992 x 2992 @ 1:1 6MP: 2448 x 2448 @ 1:1 3.5MP: 1920 x 1920 @ 1:1 2.5MP: 1536 x 1536 @ 1:1 0.2MP: 480 x 480 @ 1:1
Number of Recorded Pixels:
"The number of recorded pixels" refers to the number of pixels in an image (a pixel is a cluster of dots). The larger the file size, the better the image quality when printed.

View All Attribute Definitions

Image Formats: Still Image: JPEG (DCF / Exif 2.3) 3D Image: MPO Motion Picture: AVCHD, MP4
Image Formats:
The types of files that a particular camera produces. All cameras output JPEG images, but some of the more sophisticated models will shoot in RAW mode. RAW Image Formats will vary based on manufacturer.

View All Attribute Definitions

Brand
Brand: Panasonic
Memory Card Specs
Memory Card Type: Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Memory Card Type:
The type or brand of the memory card. Common types of memory cards are SD, Memory Stick, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD, and Compact Flash.

View All Attribute Definitions

Focusing Control
Focus Modes: Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom, Quick AF On / Off (On in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF (only for motion picture), AF Tracking
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

View All Attribute Definitions

Lens
Digital Zoom: 4x (When Digital Zoom is used simultaneously with Intelligent Zoom, you can only increase the zoom ratio up to 2x.)
Digital Zoom:
A function of a digital camera that makes an image seem close-up.

View All Attribute Definitions

Focal Length: f = 4.9 - 22.8 mm (28 - 128 mm in 35 mm equiv.) (30 - 140 mm in 35 mm equiv. in video recording)
Focal Length:
The distance between the film and the optical center of the lens when the lens is focused on infinity.

View All Attribute Definitions

Hardware & Software Data
Interface & Connectivity: micro HDMI, AV Output, USB2.0 High Speed
Interface & Connectivity:
The connectivity of an interface to a network.

View All Attribute Definitions

Operating Systems & Requirements: Windows: XP (SP3), Vista (SP2), 7
Operating Systems & Requirements:
The minimum operating system and hardware requirements to use hardware or run software.

View All Attribute Definitions

Software Included: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.1 Advanced Edition, Adobe Reader
Software Included:
Software that is included with a product.

View All Attribute Definitions

Lens Specs
Elements / Groups: 10 elements in 8 groups (5 Aspherical Lenses / 6 Aspherical Surfaces / 1 ED Lens)
Elements / Groups:
The individual pieces of glass that form the overall optical construction. Most lenses have between four and eleven elements to bend the light rays to ensure a perfectly formed image appears on the light sensitive surface, such as a film or CCD. The elements are arranged in groups and may be seen in specification sheets as, for example, 6 elements in 4 groups. That configuration may have two single elements and the other four grouped in pairs.

View All Attribute Definitions

Lens Type: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR
Lens Type:
This is the type of lens.

View All Attribute Definitions

Maximum Aperture: F3.3 - 5.9 / 2-step (F3.3 / 10 (W), F5.9 / 18 (T))
Maximum Aperture:
How wide a lens can be opened.

View All Attribute Definitions

In The Box

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS4 Digital Camera (Silver)

Battery Pack

Battery Charger

Brush

AV Cable

USB Cable

Hand Strap

CD-ROM

Accessories

Water-Proof Bags & Cases

You may also like

You May Also Like

Water-Proof Bags & Cases