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The DMC-TS4 is shockproof, waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof in design. Swim along with tropical fish and capture shots of beautiful coral reefs, or take recordings of your friends around a camp fire. The DMC-TS4(FT4) is an extremely versatile camera that you can take with you wherever the action calls.
Time Lapse Shot - Once the start time, the interval and the number of picture to shoot are set, the camera automatically records images. You can leave the camera and get a record of stationary observation for subjects such as flowers coming into bloom, scudding cloud, or wild animals in nature.
LEICA DC Lens with Folded Optics Technology - The DMC-TS4(FT4) features a high-quality LEICA DC lens with 4.6x optical zoom from 28mm wide-angle (35mm camera equivalent: 28-128mm). The folded optics of shaft guide method is adopted to secure the toughness of the lens unit. This lens unit comprises 10 elements and a prism unit in 8 groups, including an ED lens and 5 aspherical lenses with 6 aspherical surfaces passing the Leica's stringent standards to deliver exceptional optical performance to the edges.
28mm Wide-angle Lens - The 28mm wide-angle lens lets you easily capture large groups of people indoors or expansive architectural structures and scenes with dynamic width and rich perspective, even from short distances.
POWER O.I.S. - The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) suppresses the low-frequency vibration hand-shake component, which is physically generated when pressing the shutter button or when shooting at night with a slow shutter speed.
AF Tracking - Once you focus on your subject, the AF Tracking automatically tracks it until you press the shutter. When you're taking images of an active subject, like children or pets, this function eliminates the need to press the shutter button halfway down repeatedly to readjust the focus.
3.7 fps in 12.1-megapixel Full-resolution - The DMC-TS4(FT4) lets you snap off consecutive shots at approx. 3.7 frames per second in full resolution. You can take a series of shots, then choose the one you like the best and delete the rest. You can also select High-speed Burst Mode or Flash Burst Mode.
12.1-megapixel Hi-Speed CCD - The 12.1-megapixel CCD with 2-channel signal output structure boasts higher signal transfer speed for the operations that require high performance and speed such as full HD video recording and high speed continuous shooting. The image quality is also improved thanks to the higher sensitivity which is made possible by highly efficient light condensation adoption larger on-chip micro lenses.
Venus Engine - The DMC-TS4(FT4)'s Venus Engine processes large amount of full HD data at high-speed. At the same time, the multi-task image-processing engine, the Venus Engine realizes a super-fast response time.
Manual Exposure - The DMC-TS4(FT4) provides easy-to-use manual controls. You can set the aperture to control the depth of field, and adjust the shutter speed to freeze moving subjects or create a motion blur that exaggerates the feeling of movement.
2.7-inch LCD with AR Coating - The DMC-TS4(FT4)'s 2.7-inch LCD features 230K-dot Intelligent LCD with wide-viewing angle. It automatically adjusts the brightness in 11 steps according to shooting conditions. In addition, the AR (anti-reflective) coating LCD minimizes glare and provides clear images, for high visibility even in outdoor brightness.
1920 x 1080 Full HD Video in AVCHD Format / MP4 Format - The DMC-TS4(FT4) is an advanced photographic tool for recording not only great photos but also beautiful full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in AVCHD (MPEG-4 / H.264) format / MP4 format. The AVCHD format excels in the compatibility with AV equipment like HDTVs or Blu-ray Disc players. The MP4 format has higher compatibility with computers.
LED Light - The DMC-TS4(FT4) features an LED light that records beautiful videos even in dusky underwater environments or at a nighttime camp. A convenient auto function also automatically turns on the LED when the ambient light becomes dim.
Miniature Effect - The Miniature Effect Mode in which the peripherals are defocused while saturation and contrast is emphasized to look the picture like a diorama. The video recorded is played back in 10x fast-forwarding making it more comical to watch.
Digital Point and Shoot Information
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
USB 2.0 High Speed and Mini HDMI
Yes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Off, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
Compatible Memory Card
Secure Digital (SD/SDHC, SDXC) Card
LCD Monitor Type
TFT Screen LCD Display
LCD Screen Size
Lens Focal Length
4.9-22.8mm (35mm equivalent: 28-128mm)
f/3.3 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Maximum Shutter Speed
60 - 1/1300 sec.
White Balance Modes
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Incandescent, Shade
Continuous Shooting Speed
Full-Resolution Image, 3.7 frames/sec Max. 6 images / High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 10 frames/sec / (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1) , Max 100 images / Time Lapse Shot
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