Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 vs Pentax K-S2

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4
Pentax K-S2

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
190fps higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a JPEG frame rate of 240fps, but the Pentax K-S2 is only a 50fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (190fps lower).
£19 cheaper
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 costs £19 less than the Pentax K-S2.
Available from 8 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 9530 by sales volume in our digital cameras, however the Pentax K-S2 ranks No. 103895.
7 Reasons For
21% higher megapixel count Edit
The Pentax K-S2 is a 20.12MP digital camera. That's 4.12MP higher than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (20.12MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

3.62MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Pentax K-S2 is a 20.42MP digital camera. That's 3.62MP more than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (20.42MP).
Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Pentax K-S2 is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 44,800 higher than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (51,200).
87% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Pentax K-S2 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 26s longer than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (30s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Pentax K-S2 has a vari-angle LCD display, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 does not have a vari-angle LCD display.
Higher display resolution Edit
The Pentax K-S2 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461,000 pixels higher than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (921,000 pixels).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Pentax K-S2 is 92%, but the average rating of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is 84% (based on 76 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
4.12MP lower megapixel count Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a megapixel count of 16MP, whereas the Pentax K-S2 is a 20.12MP digital camera (4.12MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Less total megapixel count Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a total megapixel count of 16.8MP, but the Pentax K-S2 is a 20.42MP digital camera (3.62MP more).
7x lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, however the Pentax K-S2 is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (44,800 higher).
Seven times shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only 4s maximum shutter speed, but the Pentax K-S2 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Does not have a vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 does not have a vari-angle LCD display, however the Pentax K-S2 has a vari-angle LCD display.
Hugely lower display resolution Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels, but the Pentax K-S2 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (461,000 pixels higher).
Lower user review Score
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4's average user rating is 84%, however the Pentax K-S2's is 92% (based on 21 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Pentax K-S2 is a 50fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 190fps lower than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (50fps).
More expensive by £19
The Pentax K-S2 is £19 more expensive than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.
Not as many stockists
The Pentax K-S2 is only stocked by 8 shops, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is stocked by 16 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by two months
The Pentax K-S2 is two months older than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.
Less popular
The Pentax K-S2 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 103895 by number of sales in our digital cameras, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 ranks No. 9530.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
BEST
Megapixel Count
16MP 20.12MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 640 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 3072 x 2048
 1920 x 1280
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 640 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 3072 x 2048
 1920 x 1280
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
 DNG
 PEF
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
 DNG
 PEF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 23.5 x 15.6
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP 20.42MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Red
 Red
Maximum Waterproof Depth
15m Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
-10°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Body Material
 Polycarbonate
 Carbon
 Polycarbonate
 Carbon
Dust-Resistant
 Dust-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shock Resistant Case
 Shock resistant case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezeproof
 Freezeproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Crash Proof
 Crash proof
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
4.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
100mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 18 18 - 135
Lens Structure
9/7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
16x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Pentax KAF3
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
 Pentax KAF3
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
Aspheric Element
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.1 - ∞ / 0.1 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 11
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 30s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Flash on
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Flash on
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Manual
Flash Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 12m
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Tele Flash Range
0.2 - 3.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.2 - 7.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
240fps
BEST
50fps
Video Format
 AVI
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1280×720@60fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280×720@24fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280×720@24fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
55MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
BEST
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.95x

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
Shooting Mode
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Manual
 Sensitivity priority
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Manual
 Sensitivity priority
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Pastel
 Black&White
 Pastel
Self-Timer
2,12 2,3,12
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 PRINT Image Matching III
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 PRINT Image Matching III
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Electronic Compass
 Electronic compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Built-In Processor
TruePic VII Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Underwater
 Pet
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Underwater
 Pet
Display Language
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 618g
Height
65.9mm 91mm
Depth
31.2mm 72.5mm
Width
111.5mm 122.5mm
Weight Including Battery
247g
BEST
678g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
LI‑92B D-LI109
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 480 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Digital Camera Utility 5
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Wrist Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included wrist strap

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software CD
 Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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