Canon D20 vs. Panasonic TS5

Canon D20 vs. Panasonic TS5  – Canon PowerShot D20 features 12.1MP Image Resolution and DIGIC 4 Image Processor on the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 features 16.1MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Canon PowerShot D20 Major Features


  • 12.1MP Image Resolution
  • 1/2.3″ High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
  • Waterproof, Freezeproof & Shockproof
  • 5x Optical, 4x Digital Zoom
  • 28-140mm Equivalent Lens
  • 3.0″ Rear LCD Screen
  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • HS System & Intelligent IS
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording
  • Underwater Macro & GPS


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Major Features


  • 16.1MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • 4.6x Leica DC Zoom Lens; 28-128mm
  • 3.0″ 460k-dot TFT LCD Display
  • Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Mic
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Waterproof to Depth of 39′ (12 m)
  • Shockproof/Freezeproof/Dustproof
  • Power Optical Image Stabilization
  • 10fps Burst Shooting at Full Resolution
  • Built-in Creative Effects


Major Difference


Canon PowerShot D20 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Specification Comparison Table.


Megapixel: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 features more megapixel than Canon PowerShot D20.

Optical Zoom: Canon PowerShot D20 has 0.4x more optical Zoom than Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5.

Aperture Range: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 aperture Range is better than Canon PowerShot D20, the bright aperture lenses capture more incoming light to the sensor,  create more DOF, better color and contrast reproduction and it also create less noise during low-light situation.

More AF Points: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 have More AF points Compared to Canon PowerShot D20, hence you get more area under AF points with Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5.

Better low light performance – The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 features more ISO range compared to Canon PowerShot D20, the ISO range of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 upto 6400, Canon PowerShot D20 is limited to 3200 only.

Better Shutter Range: Canon PowerShot D20 features better shutter range compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5.   

Battery Life (CIPA): Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 battery rating is 370 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot D20 280 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 is smaller than Canon PowerShot D20.

Weight: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 lighter than Canon PowerShot D20.

Tough test data analysis

Canon PowerShot D20 is waterproof upto 33’ feet, Freezeproof upto 14°F, and drop proof upto a 5′ drop. On the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 is waterproof upto 39’ feet, Freezeproof upto 14°F / -10°C, and drop proof upto a 6.5′ drop.

Tough Test


 Verdict: We highly recommend you to buy Panasonic TS5

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