3D Photo Mode
The DMC-TS3 is shockproof, waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof in design with
the capability to record high-definition movie in AVCHD format. Featuring a 28mm
wide-angle lens, the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode and GPS function, this versatile
camera lets you capture your moments no matter what the intended shooting
Swim along with tropical fish and capture shots of beautiful coral reefs, or
take recordings of your friends around a camp fire. The DMC-TS3 is an extremely
versatile camera that you can take with you wherever the action calls.
The newly added 3D Photo Mode produces
a 3D image in the camera. The image-processing method used by LUMIX records
beautiful images with less distortion or visible image links. Take 20 panning
shots and the camera automatically selects the two most suitable images--one for
the right eye and one for the left eye--to synthesize a 3D composite.
The 3D image can be viewed on a VIERA HDTV. The 3D image format is compatible
with MPO, so it can be played back on other MPO-compatible equipment such as TVs
and digital photo frames, or printed.
3D Image Viewer/VIERA Link
Photos or movies recorded in AVCHD on the SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards are easy to
view on a Panasonic VIERA TV. Simply insert the card into the VIERA Image Viewer
(SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card slot) on VIERA TV or DIGA Blu-ray Disc Player to
playback your contents. Alternatively, you can use an optional HDMI micro cable
to output the still and motion images you took from the DMC-TS3 directly to the
TV for VIERA Link. Most of the control is possible using only the TV's remote
Leica DC Lens
The DMC-TS3 features a high-quality LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR 28mm wide-angle lens
with a 4.6x optical zoom (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.
The DMC-TS3 is drop proof from a height up to 2.0m in accordance with the
"MIL-STD 810F Method516.5-Shock" test standard. In addition to reinforcing the
exterior of the camera with shock-resistant material, the DMC-TS3 uses folded
optics to prevent its lens unit from taking damage when dropped during
operation. The lens unit is protected by a supplementary damper to absorb the
force from shock impact. All components including the lens unit are reexamined
to endure the temperature as low as -10 degrees C to make the DMC-TS3
2.7-inch high-resolution LCD
The DMC-TS3's large 2.7-inch LCD features a high 230,000-dot resolution, and a
wide-viewing angle that lets you frame your shot in a variety of ways for both
shooting and viewing. LUMIX's acclaimed Intelligent LCD function also
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.
This LCD provides sharp, clear images in virtually all shooting situations,
ranging from nighttime to bright daylight scenes and from low-angle to
high-angle shooting. And it lets you share the fun of viewing images with family
Lumix Image Uploader
The DMC-TS3 gives you a new form of communication by letting you share your
photos and movies. All you have to do is checkmark the photos and movies you
want to share and connect the camera or SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card to a computer.
Uploading automatically starts by simply following the guidance. It's easy to
share photos and movies on the spot, which means that your friends don't have to
wait for you to come back home to see them.