Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1 Review

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January 25, 2010 | Gavin Stoker |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1 from around the web.

reviews.cnet.co.uk »

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1 is very well specified for a ruggedised camera, which makes it a great all-round snapper and camcorder too. It can be awkward to use, though, and, if outright toughness is more important to you than versatility, it might not go far enough.
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photoreview.com.au »

The Lumix DMC-FT1 represents a new concept for Panasonic: a tough, slimline digicam that is shockproof to 1.5 metres, waterproof to a depth of three metres and dustproof to the IP58 standard. Olympus has already been down this 'tough camera' track but Panasonic is the first manufacturer to add the ability to record high-definition movie clips in the new AVCHD Lite format with a frame rate of 30 frames/second.
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imaging-resource.com »

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 is a rugged shockproof, waterproof, and dustproof digital camera with a sensor resolution of 12.1 effective megapixels from a 1/2.33" RGB CCD image sensor, and Panasonic has coupled this to an image stabilized, Leica DC Vario-Elmar branded 4.6x optical zoom lens with a useful 28-128mm-equivalent wide-angle zoom.
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cameralabs.com »

Announced at the beginning of 2009, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1 / TS1 is a 12.1 megapixel compact with a 4.6x optical zoom and a 2.7in screen. It's Panasonic's first waterproof camera and can be submerged to a depth of 3 metres. Though not as slim as some 'normal' compacts, the design remains pocketable considering its underwater status. It also bears more than a passing resemblance to other Lumix compacts with its square geometry and brushed metallic-look surfaces.
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