Quad indicator performance.
Manual mode addition.
General lack of updates on previous iteration.
Poor LCD screen.
Reasonably high price tag.
By Photo Answers on April 08, 2013
The FT4 isn’t the cheapest rugged compact you’ll find, but it does boast the best stills quality of its contemporaries. Metering is excellent, colours are vibrant yet accurate, noise is low and sharpness is very good for a compact. Sadly, the video...80
By Good Gear Guide on February 20, 2013
Panasonic's newest tough camera, the Lumix DMC-FT4, is waterproof to 12m and drop-proof from 2m. It's also freeze-proof, dust-proof and somewhat idiot-proof. It makes the perfect companion for most outdoor activities, including bushwalks and...-
By PhotographyBLOG on January 30, 2013
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 (also known as the DMC-TS4) is a waterproof, shockproof and dustproof digital camera. The FT4 can be used underwater to a depth of up to 12 meters and is drop proof from a height up to 2m, freezeproof to -10 degrees C and...70
By Macworld Australia on December 27, 2012
The FT4 is a great option for the adventurous, with a great design and plenty of rugged protection. It’s not the best camera for underwater shooting thanks to its small buttons, but for other rugged uses, it’s a solid performer.Related Tags:...80
By CNET Australia on August 02, 2012
The FT4 is a capable tough camera for the rugged...79
By itproportal.com on July 29, 2012
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 is an amazingly rugged camera that can take pictures and video under conditions that would destroy any normal compact. It can dive deeper and fall higher than almost all of its competition, and still manages to retain most of...70
By Good Gear Guide on June 27, 2012
Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FT4 is a tough camera that's designed for the great outdoors. It supplies decent enough image quality for a camera of its type and it even packs in features such as GPS tagging and a panorama scene mode. It's easy to...70
By DigitalVersus on April 03, 2012
The Panasonic Lumix FT4 is a straight copy of the FT3. Its only new feature is a boosted GPS which is a minor, if pleasant, addition. This year's FT camera is still likely to retain its position as top dog in the waterproof compact market in 2012,...80
By What Digital Camera on March 30, 2012
Matching rugged credentials with a level of usability you'd expect from a normal compact camera is a difficult trick to pull off. Quite often manufacturers will achieve the former at the expense of the latter, or even at the sacrifice of image...88
By Pocket-lint on February 27, 2012
With a price premium paid for its rugged qualities, you won’t want to go too crazy with this pocket compact, though the built in GPS, 3D mode and miniature effects are...60