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Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25

Portability
95
Imaging
41
Features
40
Overall
40
Fujifilm FinePix T550 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS25 front
Portability
95
Imaging
41
Features
28
Overall
35

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Key Specs

Fujifilm T550
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-288mm (F) lens
  • 136g - 99 x 57 x 26mm
  • Revealed January 2013
Panasonic TS25
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 25-100mm (F3.9-5.7) lens
  • 144g - 104 x 58 x 20mm
  • Released January 2013
  • Alternate Name is Lumix DMC-FT25
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Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Overview

The following is a in depth review of the Fujifilm T550 versus Panasonic TS25, former is a Small Sensor Superzoom while the other is a Waterproof by companies FujiFilm and Panasonic. The image resolution of the Fujifilm T550 (16MP) and the TS25 (16MP) is fairly well matched and they come with the exact same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm T550 was unveiled about the same time to the TS25 and they are of a similar age. Both of these cameras come with the identical body type (Compact).

Before going through a comprehensive comparison, below is a concise summary of how the Fujifilm T550 grades vs the TS25 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm T550 over the Panasonic TS25

 Fujifilm T550 TS25 
Display dimension3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")

Reasons to pick Panasonic TS25 over the Fujifilm T550

 TS25 Fujifilm T550 

Common features in the Fujifilm T550 and Panasonic TS25

 Fujifilm T550 TS25 
ReleasedJanuary 2013January 2013Similar age
Focus manually No manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kEqual display resolution
Selfie screen Neither comes with selfie screen
Touch display Neither comes with Touch display

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is intending to travel with your camera often, you're going to have to think about its weight and volume. The Fujifilm T550 comes with physical measurements of 99mm x 57mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0") accompanied by a weight of 136 grams (0.30 lbs) whilst the Panasonic TS25 has sizing of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") having a weight of 144 grams (0.32 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you have at the time. Underneath is the front view dimensions comparison of the Fujifilm T550 and the TS25.

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm T550 and TS25 is 95 and 95 respectively.

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is hard to see the gap between sensor dimensions merely by reading through technical specs. The pic underneath will provide you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm T550 and TS25.

As you have seen, both of the cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the identical resolution and you can expect similar quality of images although you will need to take the age of the products into consideration.

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm T550 Portrait photography features
Panasonic TS25 Portrait photography features
36
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
offers face detect focusing
focusing manually not possible
manual exposure not possible
external flash not possible
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
31
decent MP (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
lack of manual mode
can't use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm T550
Street photography with Panasonic TS25
63
has image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than others in class (136g)
fixed screen
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
67
built in image stabilization (Optical)
weather sealing
lighter than others (144 grams)
screen does not articulate
sensor is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm T550 Sports photography features
Panasonic TS25 Sports photography features
45
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
42
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16MP)
includes tracking focus
weather sealing
max shutter speed is low (1/1,300 seconds)
very slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm T550
Travel photography with Panasonic TS25
76
lighter than others in class (136 grams)
MP count decent (16MP)
flash built-in
reasonably wide (24mm)
very long reach (288mm)
great max aperture (f)
lack of Timelapse mode
screen is not selfie friendly
71
lighter than others (144 grams)
weather sealing
decent MP (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
rather wide (25mm)
lack of Timelapse recording
does not have a selfie friendly screen
slow max aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Fujifilm T550
Landscape photography with Panasonic TS25
48
reasonably wide (24mm)
great max aperture (f)
screen size is decent (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16MP)
focusing manually not possible
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
manual exposure not possible
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
lack of Timelapse mode
42
rather wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
weather sealing
manual focus not available
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
tiny screen (2.7 inch)
lack of manual mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
lack of Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm T550 Vlogging information
Panasonic TS25 Vlogging information
35
reasonably wide (24mm)
great max aperture (f)
has image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focusing
lighter than others in class (136 grams)
screen is not selfie friendly
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of microphone support
31
rather wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than others (144 grams)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
does not have a selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
lack of microphone support
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Fujifilm T550 vs Panasonic TS25 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm T550 and Panasonic TS25
 Fujifilm FinePix T550Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS25
General Information
Make FujiFilm Panasonic
Model Fujifilm FinePix T550 Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS25
Alternative name - Lumix DMC-FT25
Type Small Sensor Superzoom Waterproof
Revealed 2013-01-07 2013-01-07
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4608 x 3440 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 3200 6400
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points - 23
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 24-288mm (12.0x) 25-100mm (4.0x)
Maximal aperture - f/3.9-5.7
Macro focus range - 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.9
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inches 2.7 inches
Screen resolution 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Screen tech - TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 8 seconds 8 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/1300 seconds
Continuous shutter rate - 1.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range - 4.40 m
Flash options - Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video format H.264, Motion JPEG MPEG-4
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 136 grams (0.30 lbs) 144 grams (0.32 lbs)
Dimensions 99 x 57 x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0") 104 x 58 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 250 pictures
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type - SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots Single Single
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