Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 (Lumix DMC-FT3)

Announced Jan 25, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 128 mm (4.6×)
dpreview conclusion

The Panasonic DMC-TS3 is one of the best-featured and best-performing cameras in the 'rugged' compact camera class. It is capable of delivering consistently high quality images and video in just about any circumstances, and its operations are very straightforward.

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72%
dpreview score
Good for

High quality everyday photography and videography in virtually any situation.

Not so good for

Users who do not want to adjust manual settings, as the DMC-TS3 has some nice features that must be turned on manually, like its LED light.

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Other reviews
Panasonic LUMIX FT3 review
By: Paul Nuttall, What Digital Camera (May 3, 2011)

Despite a few misgivings with image quality, and the fact that the camera features a very high price tag, there are few 'tough' compacts to match the FT3 as an all-round package.

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