TechRadar has posted their final review and verdict of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 (FT3) and here is a summary of that review – ‘These guys liked that theT3 (FT3) was built well and all the specifications one would expect and in addition full HD video, GPS and it focused really fast.
They were not thrilled with the lack of manual control and the onboard GPS would at times lose its way.
Bottom Line: For people who are after a tough compact and have some extra money the T3 (FT3) should be considered. Your alternative cameras, for the same money will score you a camera with a bigger LCD but a body that is not sealed against water. Which could be a really big deal…’