LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic TS6 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
TS6 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Panasonic TS6 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/1300 sec.
Unfortunately TS6 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Panasonic TS6 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
Panasonic TS6 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Panasonic TS6, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic TS6 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
TS6 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Panasonic TS6 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Olympus XZ-2 iHS or Nikon Coolpix P7000 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Panasonic TS6 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, TS6 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
You can connect TS6 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic TS6 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 370 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Panasonic TS6 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Waterproof Cameras
Olympus TG-4 with its 380shots is the model with longest battery life among Waterproof cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic TS6 vs Olympus TG-4 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Panasonic TS6 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Panasonic TS6 is $299.99