Ultra-Tough Beauty Goes Deep
The Panasonic Lumix tough DMC-TS5 Compact Digital is Wi-Fi enabled and can shoot both images and Full 1080 HD video on both land and underwater. A 16.1 megapixel High Sensitivity MOS image sensor offers high quality photography and quick autofocus. A Vario-Elmar Leica DC lens delivers focal lengths ranging from wide-angle thru telephoto from 28-128mm in a 35mm format. Full 1080p HD is available using 60 or 30 fps with a dedicated single-touch button and on-board stereo microphone.
Power Optical Image Stabilization (O.I.S) takes care of camera shake and comes up with clear pictures in poor light or when capturing telephoto. iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode is on hand for easy point and shoot photography while Scene Mode offers predefined adjustments to capture certain kinds of scenes (Night Scenery, Panorama, Sunset, etc.) with just the right camera settings. The TS5 also has time-lapse shooting, manual exposure control and continuous burst photography with up to 10 fps at full resolution.
A 3.0 inch TFT LCD 460k-dot resolution monitor featuring an anti-reflective coat offers composition, review and playback. The compact
graspable design of the TS5 with raised buttons allows for easy one hand photographing and making adjustments. Wi-Fi and One touch video, playback buttons are right on for the kind of activity the TS5 was meant to document.
On-board Wi-Fi lets you send photos and movies to your tablet or smart phone with a single touch. The TS5 also features NFC (Near Field Communication) allowing you to interact with another compatible Wi-Fi appliance by simply patting the two together. You need to download the Lumix Remote application to your tablet smart phone to wirelessly connect to the TS5, however the app also lets you
use your phone as a camera remote control and provides cloud uploading for your photos, which can be significant when photographing in locations where finding an available computer may be hard to do. On-board
GPS functionality lets you geo-tag your images.
The rugged characteristics of the TS5 let it pretty much go anywhere your
excursions take you. It's waterproof down to a 39 ft. depth, shockproof from
being dropped from a height of 6.5 feet, freeze proof down to a 14ºF (-10ºC)
temperature and resistant to pressure to 220 lbs. Also, it offers anti-fog lens
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