Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
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The Lumix DMC-TS3 is a rugged compact digital camera from Japanese manufacture Panasonic and introduced in 2011. In some areas it was sold as the Lumix DMC-FT3. The camera is a series of cameras released since 2009 with the Lumix DMC-TS1.
It has a body designed to resist water, shock, freeze and dust. It is rated IEC60529 IP68 for water and dust, and MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5 rating for shock. It uses a 12 megapixel 1/2.33" CCD sensor. This produces a maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000. The lens has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 28 – 128 mm making it a 4.6x zoom. Aperture range of f/3.3 - f/5.9. Video can be captures in 1920 x 1080 in AVHD. There is capable of GPS, there is also an altimeter, and a barometer. The camera back features a 230,000 pixel 2.7" LCD screen. There is 19MB of internal storage, and removable storage uses a SDXC flash card. Connectivity is with high-speed USB.