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PanasonicLumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (White)
 
4.2

(based on 48 reviews)

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    (22)

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    (18)

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    (5)

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    (1)

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    (2)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (39)
  • Compact (33)
  • Good image quality (29)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (28)
  • Nice body color (20)

Cons

  • No viewfinder (9)
  • Limited zoom (7)
  • Poor image quality (5)
  • Short battery life (4)
  • Lag / shutter delay (3)

Best Uses

  • Travel (27)
  • Family photos (20)
  • Sports/action (18)
  • Landscape/scenery (15)
  • Video (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (20), Photo enthusiast (18), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (39), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Bang for the buck!

I bought this with the intent of casual use and pictures of the kids at play. We took it to Aquatica and I took some photos of the kids in and under the water. ...Read complete review

I bought this with the intent of casual use and pictures of the kids at play. We took it to Aquatica and I took some photos of the kids in and under the water. Perfect. I even gave it to my 7 year old daughter who took photo after photo under water and swimming. Not a hitch! She managed to kill the battery having so much fun with it. Brought it back home, charged it up, and it turned right on.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Do not buy this piece of junk

Bought this camera specifically for a vacation to the Bahamas (Atlantis resort) and the view finder was fogged up the entire trip. The manual states that if the fogging issue happens it is...Read complete review

Bought this camera specifically for a vacation to the Bahamas (Atlantis resort) and the view finder was fogged up the entire trip. The manual states that if the fogging issue happens it is not an issue with the camera but with the humidity of your environment. Then why would anyone buy this camera?? Also the camera stopped taking pictures on the 2nd day with it being stuck some sort of ERROR about chosing PC or PICBRIDGE to transfer pics. I didn't want to transfer pics!! I had over 2000 pictures left on my SD card to take. What a nightmare!! Good thing I brought 2 of my other cameras with me, my Canon SX40 Powershot and my CanonElph 300 HS which worked great but they are not water proof so any shots in the pools or water park just were not happening since the Lumix failed. Do not buy this camera even if its on sale and sounds like a good deal.. I was convinced by the AWESOME write-ups an expect opinions that this was the perfect camera but they are just lies. Now I'm stuck with an unreliable camera. Probably just give it to my 9 year old daughter to have fun with. Also the battery life between charges was poor, had to recharge twice on the 1st day. The only thing good I can say about this is I like the look of the camera, shame is stinks.

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5.0

Quality Digital Waterproof Camera

By LPS Collector

from Johnson City, TN

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel
    • Video

    Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

    This camera was purchased for our daughter for her 12th birthday. She uses is to produce videos of our dog and, of course take pictures. She will be taking it on vacation to the beach to take some underwater pictures.

    It is of excellent build quality and has advanced features like panoramic picture mode that takes multiple pictures and merges them into one panoramic view. It also has several filters for editing the pictures.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    4.0

    Great for kayaker

    By Mike

    from South Salem, NY

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Black):

          Small, simple and capable - but above all waterproof. Use with a floatation strap. Easy to use with one hand and kayak gloves o,

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Lumix DMC is waterproof

          By bill a tar

          from Elk Grove, CA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

          • Limited Zoom
          • Short Battery Life
          • Suggest A Backup Battery

          Best Uses

          • Sports/Action
          • Travel

          Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

          Used the Lumix on a river rafting trip. It took reasonably good pixs and videos ... a waterproof camera was essential!
          The shutter was awkwardly placed for me, which caused me to miss a number of shots.
          Water droplets on the lens caused problems with sun flare.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Works great for underwater shots

          By Mike

          from Evanston, IL

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Great underwater
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

          • Limited Zoom

          Best Uses

          • Snapshots
          • Sports/Action

          Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

          Takes great pictures and movies underwater and on dry land. Not super great pictures, but a great value for the money. I got this camera partly for underwater shots and for my kids to do their stop-motion stuff, and it worked just fine for that. Unfortunately, mine croaked at about 10 months old, with no evident signs of trauma- just stopped taking pitcures, tough it would display old ones. I sent it in to Panasonic and they replaced it immediately, no questions asked.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Happy with the camera

          By joeb

          from oconmowoc wi

          Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

          We bought the camera for a trip to florida. It takes a great underwater pictures.

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          5.0

          Great Underwater Camera

          By Ruth

          from Florida

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good in Low Light
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Nice Body Color
          • Short Lag Time
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Sports/Action
            • Underwater

            Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Red):

            We purchased this camera specifically for underwater use. At the first opportunity we tried it out and were very impressed. The pictures were very clear and the video was amazing! We haven't really noticed anything about the camera that we don't like! Also received very fast ship time from B & H which was an added bonus.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Great camera for the price

            By Photographyteacher

            from Watertown, NY

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Great Zoom
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Travel

              Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Red):

              For the price it's a great little camera. It takes good pictures, small, easy to use. I haven't had it in the water yet but will soon fine out. Don't like the zoom controls on the back of the camera, wish they were on top.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Disappointed in Some Features

              By Luv2Photo

              from Londonderry, NH

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom

              Cons

              • Camera Handling

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Video

              Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Red):

              Use this camera for pool, beach, canoeing, horseback riding, when it's raining, when it's snowing, or, as you can see, for any active thing my family does. This camera is good for any and all those things. I never have to worry about damaging the camera due to water, snow, or when it's dropped.Internally, the camera is very good. Great pictures! Great videos! So, on to what's disappointing... all around handling the camera while doing our activities. I have relied on the DMC-TS2 version of this camera for years! Slightly larger, but my go-to action camera - in a car, boat, snowshoes, horse, etc.1. This newer version is smaller and thinner, yes. But I have the smallest hand in my family, and it's almost too small. My hand has actually cramped trying to hold on to it after several pictures. (See comment on strap.) 2. I'm a righty, and there's no good way to hold it without pushing on the other buttons.3. I cannot operate all the buttons with 1 hand (to zoom, change settings, etc.)while I'm doing my activity, which is what I need to do when horseback riding. (It's not advisable to do the "Look, Ma, no hands" thing!) Lumix needs to put the zoom button back up on top to make 1 handed operation possible.4. I like the older hand strap that I could tighten so that I never had to worry about the camera falling. With this, I have to hold on to it. (Ergo, the cramping comment.)5. My older camera came with a gel casing that was probably more peace of mind. But I liked that it protected the camera, the battery/card compartement from opening.6. I realize that this camera does more than my older one. But I bought this for our adventures. And it's slower between pictures. I've missed passing wildlife, birds, etc., as the camera stores my previous picture.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Great little camera

              By Beginner

              from St Louis, MO

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

              • Lag / Shutter Delay

              Best Uses

                Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Black):

                I've used this camera during my Hawaii vacation. It was used to take underwater pictures while snorkeling. The pictures look nice.

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                • No

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                5.0

                A good little workhorse

                By Phillipe Des Bois

                from Vermont

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • No Viewfinder

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel

                Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

                Used indoors and outdoors on recent 4 day backcountry ski trip. Captured the trip well in stills and video. Builtin image retouch was valuable in making pictures more interesting.

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                • No

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                3.0

                Great pictures, poor audio

                By mwc745

                from Colorado

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Short Lag Time
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • Poor Audio On Video

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel

                Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Black):

                Takes great still photos and video Is good. However the audio on videos is inaudible.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great Camera

                By Dmoney

                from The U

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Great Zoom

                Cons

                • No Viewfinder

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Travel

                Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Black):

                Great and easy camera to use

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                It works as advertised

                By Bob

                from Charleston, SC

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • Short Battery Life

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

                Took the camera on a family cruise & it was used for both group photos and an underwater snorkeling session by the grandchildren. It is important to be careful to follow the directions re: underwater use and observe the depth limitations, but doing so yielded quite satisfactory pix. If you take shortcuts, like opening the camera to access the card or battery after use underwater, you may have a problem if you do not follow the special directions for cleaning.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Nice Camera

                By Alice

                from Detroit, MI

                Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Black):

                Nice size, slim. Photos are good, not the best available but I don't expect them to be since I did not purchase the best camera available. For the price, I am very happy with it. It looks sleek and I love the black. I wish it had a viewfinder but I can do without one. I like the many different scene settings. The panoramic is really fun to use. Works well under water. I have not had any problems with it so far

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                4.0

                waterproof so far

                By Tim

                from Naples, FL

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Nice Body Color
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Sports/Action

                  Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Red):

                  Purchased for my teenage daughter. She loves it. She has used it under fresh and salt water and it is still working just fine.

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                  • Yes

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                  2.0

                  It works, but not good

                  By BL

                  from Johnson City, TN

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                  • Poor Image Quality
                  • Poor Image Stabilization

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Blue):

                    I works, but image quality is not good (IQ is much lower than my expectation because I mainly use Nikon D800. So it may be OK for some people). It got fogged easily, so you must open the door and put it under the sun for 10-20 minutes to remove the fog. Moreover, the dynamic range is not good and you cannot shoot in RAW.

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                    • No

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                    3.0

                    It is okay..

                    By Gizmolulu

                    from Irvine, CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Nice Body Color
                    • Small / Compact

                    Cons

                    • Poor Image Quality

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (White):

                      I like the look of the camera and the solid feel. It is definitely well-built. However the photo quality.. I'm disappointed. I took same photos with both this camera and my smart phone, Samsung galaxy note 2. I was shocked to see that my phone actually takes better photos than this camera. . more details and w more vibrant colors. I guess I shouldn't expect much when I paid only 100 bucks for it.

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                      • No

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                      3.0

                      Worked pretty good.

                      By cin

                      from Casper, Wyoming

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good in Low Light
                      • Short Lag Time
                      • Small / Compact

                      Cons

                      • No Viewfinder
                      • Poor Image Quality
                      • Poor Image Stabilization

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Red):

                      Wished it would have had an automatic shake control! Pics were fairly good.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      I would buy this product again.

                      By Fernando

                      from Brasil

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Sports/Action
                        • Travel
                        • Video

                        Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Red):

                        It´s like out of water. The only thing you have to pay attention is if it is locked before entering in the water

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                        • Yes

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                        4.0

                        Good for the Purposes it is designed for

                        By D the Photog

                        from Twin Cities MN

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                        • Good Image Quality

                        Cons

                        • No Viewfinder

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Lumix DMC-TS25 Digital Camera (Black):

                        This is a good travel camera. Easy to use and carry.

                        • Ease of Operation:
                        • 8
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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