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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5
8.5 out of 10

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5

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Overall 7
7.2

Expert Review

DP Review
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: The Lumix DMC-TS5 is a good choice for those seeking a rugged camera with a robust feature set that includes a well-implemented GPS, plus Wi-Fi. The camera takes good quality photos for its class, has a great LCD, and offers a top-notch movie mode.
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Overall 8
8.2

Panasonic Lumix TS5 / FT5

Camera Labs
1 April 2014
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix FT5 / TS5 is waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and freezeproof compact designed for use in the water and other demanding environments. It shares the same 4.6x zoom lens as its predecessor, the Lumix FT3 / TS3, but features a number of significant upgrades not least of which is a...
  • Pros: 4.6x stabilized optical zoom., Built-in GPS and manometer., Built-in Wifi with NFC., 1080p50/60 HD video.
  • Cons: Small, closely spaced buttons., No tap or tilt controls for use with gloves., Only 2 aperture settings in manual mode., No High speed movie modes.
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5

CNET
10 September 2013
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 isn't cheap, but your money is buying a tank-like snapper that's built to last. It's great for the more adventurous traveller who doesn't hanker after extensive manual controls, and anyone who's worried about their kids getting their hands on a more fragile device.
  • Pros: Waterproof, freezeable, droppable, rugged; Built-in Wi-Fi; Integrated GPS; Improved controls; Generally good image quality.
  • Cons: Pricey for the casual buyer; Some panorama imperfections; Slight fall-off in focus at image corners.
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5

Pocket Lint
11 April 2013
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix FT5 is a solid all-rounder in the tough camera market segment. But it does fall into that typical trap: the tough features essentially come at the expense of the best possible image quality.
  • Pros: Hard as nails, waterproof to decent depth, swift autofocus, good shot to shot times, fast burst mode up to seven full-size frames, quick to clear buffer so camera is ready to use quickly after, minimum shutter speed option within menus, spot focus for precision, Wi-Fi GPS and NFC add to the advan...
  • Cons: Image quality not standout, washed-out colours and visible noise/processing throughout ISO range, shutter's a little stiff to press, not keen on W-T zoom mechanism control nor rear position, image softness from limited zoom range, it's fairly pricey, 28mm not as wide-angle as we'd like, easy for ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 review

expertreviews.co.uk
20 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Rugged, waterproof cameras are perfect for skiing and watersports, but they're also a sensible option for the beach, fishing, mountaineering, off-road cycling, building sites and drunken nights out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 Digital Camera Review

ePHOTOzine
5 March 2013
  • Excerpt: with improved ruggedness. The camera also features a new underwater white balance mode and is now waterproof to 13m, shockproof to 2m, can endure temperatures as low as -10ºC and is dustproof. The Panasonic Lumix FT5 is available in orange, black, silver, and blue for £399.99.
  • Pros: Extremely tough, Good image quality, Well stitched panoramas, Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, Excellent AWB performance
  • Cons: Image quality reduces when using the optical zoom, Portraits have red-eye when shooting with the flash, Slight ghosting when shooting handheld HDR images, Quite expensive
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Overall 8
8.4

Panasonic FT5 : solide et sûr

clubic.com
28 September 2014
  • Conclusion: Vendu à environ 280 €, le FT5 dépasse ses concurrents sur plusieurs points, et des plus importants comme la qualité d'image, la vidéo, la lisibilité de l'écran en plein soleil, ou la précision de l'autofocus.
  • Pros: Zoom de qualité / stab, Bonne qualité d'image / ISO, Réactif / écran bien visible, Vidéo, rafale, capteurs géo/baro
  • Cons: Ergonomie (soft/hard) à améliorer, Zoom plus court que concurrence, Pas de carte GPS (comme chez Nikon), Pas le plus étanche
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Overall 8
7.5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5

Wintech
20 August 2014
  • Summary: Em suma, a Lumix FT5 revela-se uma câmara verdadeiramente surpreendente no seu formato e conceito, permitindo ao utilizador "comum", e por um preço bastante acessível (cerca de 290€) obter um equipamento capaz de dar uma resposta completa em qualquer viajem, passeio ou aventura.
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Overall 8
8.3

Expert Review

Lyd & Billede
1 August 2013
  • Summary: Panasonic har domineret vores tests af robuste kameraer, og FT5 er ingen undtagelse. Til forskel fra forrige model er nyhederne nu reelle og interessante. Højere opløsning, bedre skærm, større robusthed og frem for alt Wi-Fi. At kunne tage billeder fra sin smartphone er både sjovt og praktisk.
  • Pros: Wi-Fi og smartphone-app, God billedkvalitet, Meget robust
  • Cons: Dyrt
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Overall 8
8.0

Praxistest Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5: die Allzweckwaffe für Outdoor-Fotografen

CNET
24 July 2013
  • Summary: Die neue Outdoor-Kamera von Panasonic glänzt mit Features wie GPS und Wi-Fi. Daneben ist die robuste Digicam mit dem kantigen Design aber auch als Immer-dabei-Kamera einsetzbar. Im Praxistest zeigt sich, ob die FT5 wirklich als fotografische Allzweckwaffe taugt.
  • Pros: robust und handlich, wasserdicht bis 13 Meter, Full-HD-Videos mit 50 fps, gelungene Wi-Fi-Funktion
  • Cons: lichtschwaches Objektiv, Software-Menüs teilweise etwas umständlich
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