Summary Panasonic DMC-TS3

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
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Specifications Key specs
Help 4.6x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Help f/3.3
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3


Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-TS3 with the TS4.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 announced January 2012
Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Cheaper
Thickness Slightly thinner

Compare the new Panasonic TS4 vs the DMC-TS3

reviewsWhat are people saying about the DMC-TS3

"Water proof, shock proof and outdoors proof." | talking about the camera's build-quality
"The higher light sensitivty made possible by the on-chip micro lenses has dramatically improved the picture quality." | talking about the camera's image-quality
"Very clean and crisp photo quality with a few minor hiccups here and there, but given that it is just about anything proof and comes with GPS, it’s not too shabby of a camera." | talking about the camera's overall-performance


Explore our gallery of 31 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3.


Review of the Panasonic DMC TS3 Compact Camera
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The Panasonic DMC-TS3 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Size Quite small Help
Compact (104×64×28 mm)
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds


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The Panasonic DMC-TS3 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Lowest price Expensive Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen type Screen type Help
Announced Old Help
January 2011
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1300 of a second


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
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archie (2:16 PM, April 16, 2013)
Where could be the possible entry of waterleak in the camera? My camera malfunctioned after using it for the first time..they told me it was because of a
sergio (6:51 PM, November 13, 2011)
Very disappointing ! I expect to make 60 fps clear crystal HD movies superior to my kodak  playsports, but it gives me only a blur and noise HD movie. Forget about it. 
Guest (9:59 PM, March 20, 2011)
where can i buy ANY panasonic cameras? i feel like it has to be ordered online only?
Guest (8:49 PM, March 15, 2011)
It is now
Familytruckter11 (6:44 AM, March 11, 2011)
I leave for BVI on March 25th......I am DYING to know the release date on this camera.......