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Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5

Portability
92
Imaging
38
Features
33
Overall
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Fujifilm FinePix XP150 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 front
Portability
91
Imaging
40
Features
43
Overall
41

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP150
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 205g - 103 x 71 x 27mm
  • Introduced January 2012
Panasonic TS5
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-128mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 214g - 110 x 67 x 29mm
  • Announced July 2013
  • Also referred to as Lumix DMC-FT5
  • Superseded the Panasonic TS4
  • Replacement is Panasonic TS6
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Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Overview

The following is a in depth comparison of the Fujifilm XP150 and Panasonic TS5, both Waterproof digital cameras by rivals FujiFilm and Panasonic. The resolution of the Fujifilm XP150 (14MP) and the TS5 (16MP) is fairly well matched and both cameras boast the identical sensor sizes (1/2.3").

Photography Glossary

The Fujifilm XP150 was unveiled 18 months prior to the TS5 making them a generation away from one another. The two cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before we go right into a thorough comparison, here is a short highlight of how the Fujifilm XP150 grades versus the TS5 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP150 over the Panasonic TS5

 Fujifilm XP150 TS5 

Reasons to pick Panasonic TS5 over the Fujifilm XP150

 TS5 Fujifilm XP150 
AnnouncedJuly 2013January 2012Newer by 18 months
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution460k230kCrisper display (+230k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm XP150 and Panasonic TS5

 Fujifilm XP150 TS5 
Focus manually Lack of manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither provides Touch friendly display

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to travel with your camera often, you will have to take into account its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm XP150 provides physical measurements of 103mm x 71mm x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1") having a weight of 205 grams (0.45 lbs) and the Panasonic TS5 has dimensions of 110mm x 67mm x 29mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.1") and a weight of 214 grams (0.47 lbs).

Check out the Fujifilm XP150 and Panasonic TS5 in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into account, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you have chosen during that time. Here is a front view measurements comparison of the Fujifilm XP150 vs the TS5.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm XP150 and TS5 is 92 and 91 respectively.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it can be difficult to visualise the difference between sensor dimensions simply by reading through specs. The image here will help provide you a much better sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm XP150 and TS5.

All in all, the two cameras feature the identical sensor size but not the same MP. You can anticipate the Panasonic TS5 to give you more detail having an extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also help you crop pics way more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm XP150 is going to be disadvantaged in sensor innovation.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Portrait photography details
Panasonic TS5 Portrait photography details
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megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
32
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
manual focus not available
no external flash support
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Street photography factors
Panasonic TS5 Street photography factors
61
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proof
screen is fixed
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
61
built in image stabilization (Optical)
environment proof
screen is fixed
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 as a Sports photography camera
Panasonic TS5 as a Sports photography camera
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has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
has tracking autofocus
weather proof
painfully slow continuous shooting (3.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
47
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
provides tracking focus
environment proof
better than average battery pack (370 CIPA)
max shutter speed is low (1/1,300s)
lack of shutter priority mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Travel photography highlights
Panasonic TS5 Travel photography highlights
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weather proof
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
decently wide (28mm)
lack of Time Lapse recording
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
slow max aperture (f3.9)
72
better than average battery pack (370 CIPA)
environment proof
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
has built in flash
rather wide (28mm)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Landscape photography info
Panasonic TS5 Landscape photography info
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decently wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
weather proof
lack of manual focus
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
small screen (2.7 inch)
no manual control
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
lack of Time Lapse recording
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rather wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
environment proof
better than average battery pack (370 shots)
manual focus not available
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm XP150
Vlogging with Panasonic TS5
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decently wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
lack of external mic jack
32
rather wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
missing mic jack
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Fujifilm XP150 vs Panasonic TS5 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP150 and Panasonic TS5
 Fujifilm FinePix XP150Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5
General Information
Brand Name FujiFilm Panasonic
Model type Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5
Alternative name - Lumix DMC-FT5
Type Waterproof Waterproof
Introduced 2012-01-05 2013-07-12
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 14MP 16MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4608 x 3072 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 3200 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points - 23
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-128mm (4.6x)
Highest aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focusing range 9cm 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.9
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.7" 3"
Resolution of screen 230k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Screen technology TFT color LCD monitor TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 seconds 60 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/1300 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 3.0 frames per second 10.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 3.10 m 5.60 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format H.264, Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS BuiltIn BuiltIn
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 205g (0.45 pounds) 214g (0.47 pounds)
Physical dimensions 103 x 71 x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1") 110 x 67 x 29mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 300 shots 370 shots
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-50A DMW-BCM13
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Auto release, Auto shutter (Dog, Cat), Couple, Portrait) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/ SDHC/ SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage slots Single Single
Price at release $260 $350