Updated (February 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 vs Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 vs Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

71

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Really small
Size
Compact (104×64×28 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Weight
Light-weight
167 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 31 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3.
Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Waterproof

$118 - $138

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$399

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger
Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm XP90

Waterproof

$159 - $177

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS Competitors

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$545

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger
Pentax WG-3

Pentax WG-3

Waterproof

$551

Aperture Much wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Significantly larger
Ricoh WG-20

Ricoh WG-20

Waterproof

$300

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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Avatar for Lostfrog Lostfrog (8:58 PM, August 06, 2011)
Soooo, popularity makes DMC-TS3 higher ranked but Macro mode on the pentax is NOT a strength?  Even has macro flash on front of the camera! Gimme a break.