As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 is also often compared to digicams and travel zooms. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix W100 and the AW130) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix TS5 and the Lumix DMC-TS6)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TS30 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is newer (january 2015 vs january 2013) and is slightly less expensive ($137.99 vs $599.99).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.3), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5
2 years older
$600

Significant advantages of the TS5 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS5 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS5 and DMC-TS30

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
similar age
$555

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS6 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS6 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TS6 and DMC-TS30

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
4 years older
$814

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS3 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS3 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TS3 and DMC-TS30

  • None found

Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30
10 months older
$650

Significant advantages of the D30 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D30 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

common strengths of the D30 and DMC-TS30

  • None found

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
2 years older

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and DMC-TS30

  • None found

Fujifilm XP80

Fujifilm XP80
similar age
$200

Significant advantages of the XP80 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XP80 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • None found

common strengths of the XP80 and DMC-TS30

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TS30 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 36 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (104×58×20 mm) vs compact (100×58×31 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 210 shots).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.7), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
2 years newer
$139 - $180

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and DMC-TS30

  • Inexpensive: $139.00 vs $137.99

Panasonic Lumix F5

Panasonic Lumix F5
2 years older
$150

Significant advantages of the F5 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the F5 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the F5 and DMC-TS30

  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×58×22 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 121 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
3 years older
$229

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 250 shots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and DMC-TS30

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 135 g vs 142 g

Olympus FE-340

Olympus FE-340
7 years older
$250

Significant advantages of the FE-340 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the FE-340 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 25 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

common strengths of the FE-340 and DMC-TS30

  • Fairly small: Compact (97×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 156 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90
5 years older
$599

Significant advantages of the S90 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.9
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S90 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger: Compact (100×58×31 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)

common strengths of the S90 and DMC-TS30

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TS30 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.6 MP vs 5.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.3), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (january 2015 vs august 2016) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1300 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
1 year newer
$109 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and DMC-TS30

  • Fairly small: Mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 142 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.8"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TS30 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (104×58×20 mm) vs compact (99×60×30 mm)), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 210 shots), is newer (january 2015 vs january 2014) and is thinner (0.8" vs 1.2").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.3), doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
similar age
$165

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 25fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and DMC-TS30

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 141 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
1 year older
$299

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the 340 HS and DMC-TS30

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×22 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the SX220 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the SX220 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (106×59×33 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the SX220 HS and DMC-TS30

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
similar age
$100

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and DMC-TS30

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 142 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
1 year older
$85 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DMC-TS30

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 122 g vs 142 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
similar age
$370

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the DMC-TS30)

  • Larger: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Not waterproof
  • Significantly thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DMC-SZ10 and DMC-TS30

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Super compact (104×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 142 g