Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS4

80
Global
Score
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

Like other rugged cameras, the Lumix DMC-TS4 can take pictures just about anywhere, but there's a trade-off in image quality once you get there. Its limited performance in low-light circumstances means you shouldn't expect to get scuba-diving shots, though you should be fine taking it snorkeling or in the pool. On the whole, image quality isn't quite as good as what you'll get from the Olympus Tough TG-820, but the TS4 adds GPS and sells for about the same price as the TG-820. So if you want to make sure you don't forget where you took those underwater pictures, it's a better choice.

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Breakdown

Design and form factor
8.0
Video quality
6.7
Speed (start-up time, lag)
7.3
Image quality
7.3
Durability
8.7
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12.1 megapixels
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12.1 megapixels
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