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

62

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

Really small
Size
Compact (104×64×28 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
Weight
Light-weight
167 g
Size
Really small
Compact (116×59×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

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

$249 - $282

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Waterproof

$139 - $168

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

Panasonic Lumix TS4

Waterproof

$400

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Slightly smaller

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS Competitors

Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Waterproof

$290 - $297

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$275

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Pentax WG-10

Pentax WG-10

Waterproof

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
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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.