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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 593 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and portability. The performance and image quality are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the viewfinder and storage, while there are some mixed views about the focus and zoom.

usability, image quality, performance, portability, durability

sensor, storage, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the performance and design are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability also get good views. There are some less positive views about the low light performance and viewfinder, and the color and lens get mixed reviews.

usability, portability, image quality, design, performance

viewfinder, low-light

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 285 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 / FT4 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and performance. The portability and image quality also get good views, but views are divided on the focus. There are some critical reviews about the storage and sensor.

usability, image quality, portability, performance, durability

sensor, storage

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (pocket-lint.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4

 

Upgrading 2011's toughened Lumix DMC-FT3 from Panasonic comes the inevitable FT4 incarnation, boasting reinforced glass and rubber padding. Once again the headline stills resolution is 12.1 megapixels and GPS geotagging of images features, thereby...

Rugged build, rammed full of the latest must-have features, reasonably easy to use, built in GPS, 3D mode, Full HD clips

Priced at a premium, largely identical to predecessor, pictures of snapshot quality despite high-ish price tag, operational buttons too small and fiddly to be operated with gloves on or with wet fingers

Rarely has an upgrade seemed as if merely the model number has changed while everything else has stayed the same, so owners of the FT3 needn’t feel a need to rush for this “upgrade”. But where does it sit in the current market? Well, recent rivals to...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 Digital Camera Review

 

Daniel Bell reviews the latest premium rugged digital camera from Panasonic, the Lumix DMC-FT4.

Solid build; Good image quality; Full 1080p video recording; Can shoot a 7fps, albeit at 3 megapixels; Noise is low up to and including ISO 800; Impressive macro shots possible

Panoramas don't have enough detail to view in large format

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4

 

Panasonic's box of pics is perfect for teenagers

Jul, 2012

Expert review by (photoanswers.co.uk)

Panasonic DMC-FT4

 

Waterproof, crushproof, shockproof, coldproof… the Panasonic DMC-FT4 will take some serious knocks, but will it take images to be proud of?

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 tough camera

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 tough camera is designed for adventure, allowing it to withstand a reasonable amount of thrills and spills. It's waterproo...

Can handle a few knocks ; Doesn't mind the drink ; Not hard to use

Image quality is a little muddy ; GPS sometimes way off ; Screen can be hard to view in sunlight

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FT4 is a tough camera that's designed for the great outdoors. It supplies decent enough image quality for a camera of its type and it even packs in features such as GPS tagging and a panorama scene mode. It's easy to use for the...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT4 Tough camera (preview)

 

Panasonic's DMC-FT4 Tough camera can take photos 12m under water and also after it's been dropped from 2m

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Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Panasonic Lumix review

 

Panasonic took a "why mess with a good thing" approach when it came time to update its 2011 top-of-the-line rugged model, the Lumix DMC-TS3 .

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 is an easy-to-use rugged point-and-shoot with some extra exposure control that you won't find on others in its class.

The TS4's photo quality and performance don't improve much from its predecessor, the TS3. It has a somewhat small, low-resolution LCD compared with competing models.

While it doesn't offer much for upgraders, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 is still a very good rugged camera.

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS4 Preview

 

Replacing 2011's well reviewed TS3, Panasonic has just announced its top-of-the-line "Lifeproof" camera; the LUMIX DMC-TS4. On the surface, this new model looks an awful lot like its predecessor. It's got a 12.1 megapixel CCD sensor capable of 1080/60i...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Lumix DMC-FT4 tough camera

 

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FT4 is a tough camera that's designed for the great outdoors. It supplies decent enough image quality for a camera of its type and it even packs in features such as GPS tagging and a panorama scene mode. It's easy to use for the...

Can handle a few knocks Doesn't mind the drink Not hard to use

Image quality is a little muddy GPS sometimes way off Screen can be hard to view in sunlight

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 tough camera

 

A go-anywhere camera that supplies reasonable image quality and a decent user experience

Can handle a few knocks ; Doesn't mind the drink ; Not hard to use

Image quality is a little muddy ; GPS sometimes way off ; Screen can be hard to view in sunlight

Jun, 2012

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