The DMC-TS10 is geared for active outdoor use. Featuring the flat and slim profile adopting the folded optics for its 4x optical zoom lens unit, the 14.1-megapixel TS10 features incredible toughness to be waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof. The high performance DMC-TS10 excels with powerful battery life, offering up to 300 pictures per a single charge (CIPA) despite its slim, compact body. The 2.7-inch large Intelligent LCD with AR coating assures high visibility of photo and movies both in shooting and playing back the images.The DMC-TS10 features a high-quality 4x optical zoom Lumix DC lens. The folded optics of the shaft guide method is adopted to secure the toughness of the lens unit. Further, in 3-megapixel resolution mode, the extra optical zoom function provides additional magnification, extending the zoom power to 8.4x by using the center part of the high resolution CCD to bring subjects even closer. Despite its flat and futuristic profile, the DMC-TS10 is waterproof and dustproof. Thanks to rubber padding and reinforced glass and carbon resins inside the camera, the TS10 features an airtight body protected against water immersion, dust and sand. In addition to reinforcing the exterior of the camera with shock-resistant material, the TS10 uses folded optics to prevent its lens unit from taking damage when dropped during operation. The lens unit is protected by a supplementary damper to absorb the force from shock impact.