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

77

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Weight
Light-weight
167 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

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 TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$364

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Waterproof

$370

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Waterproof

$250

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS Competitors

Pentax WG-3

Pentax WG-3

Waterproof

$553

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 body only

$802 with 18-55mm lens

Ricoh WG-20

Ricoh WG-20

Waterproof

$294

discussion

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