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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 Digital Camera

16MP 4x Apr 2015
Megapixel Count Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
Whether you snorkel or surf, ride or ski, bike or hike, or love to shoot outdoors, the TG-4 is up to the challenge. It's waterproof to depths of 50ft/15m, and its rugged inner and outer chassis... More
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Good User Reviews

People who bought this digital camera rated this digital camera 85% on average.

Good Video Capture

A few customers who bought it thought it was good for video recording. Amazon Customer wrote in their review this year “Very good camera both in video & stills”. Kingg wrote in their review in October last year “The video function is also brilliant - HD video in 1080p” . Also in October last year Loic Griffon wrote in their review on Amazon “Good time lapse and movie”.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. A. Kendall wrote on Amazon “Got some great pictures for the first week then camera developed intermittent problems” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they only gave this digital camera a score of 20 out of 100. This year Adam Bowyer scored it very highly and he said “Arrived pointed and took pictures so simple to operate even the kids could use it for underwater selfies”. This month Aimo gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a very good review and mentioned in their review “For the price it still gets you excellent pictures even in and under water”.

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light. A_reviewer mentioned on Amazon this year “The HDR funtion underwater gives great results in low light”. In October Fairy Godmother she mentioned on Amazon “I am very impressed with the low light capabilities”. In October this year L. Cairns said in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “It's great in low light and the underwater functions are excellent, with good quality pictures as a result”.

Some customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Crazy Seahorse wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 on Amazon “A mode that only activates bright pixels”. S. Porter wrote on Amazon “What about performance? 16 mega pixels is good” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. S. Porter also mentioned “Age you can routinely get up to 22 or 23 mega pixels for the price of the TG-4”.

Three Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It is quite heavy for its size and it has a very small sensor” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Bosky Badger mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Image quality is typical for a small sensor camera, perfect for web use” . Helenj mentioned “I have to say the image quality from the lens and compact sensor is great” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review.

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Good Size

A number of people who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. Crazy Seahorse gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review “It is a good compact camera, that takes pictures well on the way to an SLR”. Dave Wilson said on Amazon this month “Quite possibly the best digital compact camera I've ever owned” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Ed mentioned “Best underwater compact camera series there is” in his Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review.

A number of customers wrote that the product was a good weight. Bagman scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon this year “To save weight, I left my DSLR behind! I have not been disappointed” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review.

Two Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners considered that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 was heavy and bulky. Last year Blue Bear said on Amazon “Not comfortable to use · Its Bigger and heavier than the old model · The display can get hard to see in bright sunlight” in their review.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was good physically. P. Norman rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon last year “The physical buttons and dials seem sturdy”.

One person who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 thought it was thick. Last year Boarder1 said in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review “I would highly recommend you check your camera after purchase to ensure that the catches are not to loose and stay in place unless a solid opening pressure is applied” however they only rated the product 2 stars.

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Good Connectivity

A few people said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in October last year “Can't wait to test it out properly once the plaster is off the leg! Wifi transfer is a bonus to the functionality I wanted the camera for” and gave it an excellent rating. Last year Blue Bear scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “· Wifi is handy, shame it can only use it with a smart phone or tablet, also the app needs improving”. Blue Bear also wrote “You need to give it time to catch up, · The built in Wifi uses a lot of battery”.

A few people said in their reviews that this digital camera had gps. Blue Bear wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “It has GPS and WI/FI, its waterproof to a greater depth (15 meters)”. Crazy Seahorse wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 on Amazon “The camera also has a GPS function, which also has a confusing aspect”. P. Norman rated the product 5 stars and wrote in October last year “The GPS "tagging" is nice and enters the Lat Long into the exif data, no more geo-tagging in Flickr” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who bought it mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. L. Cairns gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The wifi connectivity is brilliant and I was able to post some underwater snorkelling pics on Facebook quickly”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good in terms of USB connections.

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Easy to Use

Twenty customers reckoned that it was easy to use. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Excellent little camera, I own a Canon DSL camera so needed something that could be quick to use when in my car this fits the bill perfectly” in their review of this digital camera. Bee gave the product a score of 5 stars and she wrote “The buttons are very positive and intuitively located” in her review. Last year Blue Bear wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 on Amazon “WI/FI, its waterproof to a greater depth (15 meters) and easier to use”.

Four Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 thought it was easy to use the menus. In October last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “The buttons and settings are very easy”. This year Charlie Newell gave it an excellent review score and he said in his review on Amazon “IT shots amazing hd photos and has adjustable settings to what you want to use it for”. Fairy Godmother mentioned “11) There is a very good quick shortcut menu for things like exposure compensation, white balance”.

Two Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Fairy Godmother scored the product very highly and she said in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review “What I love about it is 1) It's just the right size and weight - nice to hold (with the wrist strap”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it had a good interface. P. Norman wrote on Amazon “The interface; it takes a little time suss it out” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 and gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Battery Life

Several Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. In October last year Blue Bear wrote on Amazon “· Charges Quick and battery last a long time”. Martin Halliday said last year “I turned off GPS, WI Fi to save battery drain” in his review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 but even so he only scored it 3 stars. Matt mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Battery life is good” in his review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Good Technical Features

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers said that it had good features. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The camera has so many brilliant features, especially being able to shoot in raw”. Bagman wrote in their review of this digital camera “Is had good features and is resilient to knocks, temperature” . Blue Bear scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned last year “· It has some very cool features like night time, low light stabilizer – It takes a number of consecutive pictures”.

Robust

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Bee wrote in her review “Tough, versatile and fun” and rated this digital camera as very good. Bee also wrote “I'm confident that it will be robust and long lasting”. Last year Blue Bear said “One of the best water/shockproof cameras on the market in the price range” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review.

Several Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. A. Kendall said in October “The first 1 lasted about a year which comprised of 2x holidays both of which i used underwater and was fine until i returned hom” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 nonetheless they gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a score of 20 out of 100. Aimo gave it a very good rating and wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “It could be a little bit sharper when using under water.”. Aimo also said “The battery life is particularly good, I used it under water a lot”.

Several Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners wrote in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 was well made. A_reviewer wrote on Amazon in October this year “Camera is built mainly for close up” and scored it 5 stars. A_reviewer also mentioned “Does very well for what it is built for - underwater pics, macro”. Bee said on Amazon last year “The unit is nice and solid without being too heavy” in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. Crazy Seahorse mentioned “I have carried it around in pockets with keys as a test which is a sure fire way to trash things in my experience” and rated it 4 stars. P. Norman said “In my opinion doesn't overlap them enough to get reliable results, which leaves wonky horizons where the alignment failed” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review.

A few customers considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Boarder1 wrote “Luckily the camera wasn't underwater at the time or the camera would have been destroyed” but they rated this digital camera 2 stars. Also last year Elliott Jones said “Superb Camera Water Proof 25 Metres, Shockproof, if you like being outdoors it's perfect, you don't have to risk damage to your expensive mobile phone” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

A number of people who bought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reckoned that it was good looking. Fairy Godmother said “It took beautiful photos” in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 and gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a score of 5 stars. Heidi scored it very highly and she said on Amazon “Fantastic camera, beautiful clear shots even in low light” in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. Jane F. Gilgun mentioned in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review “Lens is pretty good in that it picks up some detail The auto focus is a problem some of the time” .

One customer thought it was a good design. Fairy Godmother wrote in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “9) It looks nice - and I like the design and casing”.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was ergonomic. This month Fairy Godmother gave the product an excellent review score and she said on Amazon “7) I like the ergonomics” in her review of this digital camera.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Crazy Seahorse scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Some of them are quite neat” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.

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Good Product Quality

Nineteen Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers concluded that it was good quality. Adam Bowyer gave the product a very good review score and he said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Took it diving adjusted the macros whilst at 12 metres and was taking pics like a pro much better than the go pro quality is amazing”. Bagman said “The picture quality is very good” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a very good rating. Bee gave it a score of 5 stars and she said on Amazon last year “The picture quality has been excellent, whether using the zoom to focus on distant objects or going into close up mode for flowers”.

Good Support

Some Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers wrote that the product had good technical guidance. Crazy Seahorse gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Like many cameras it has a huge amount of shooting modes built in to help you get the most out of your shots”. Flb said on Amazon “There is a full manual on CD (included”. L. Cairns rated it as very good and mentioned on Amazon “There are lots of advanced functions so it's worth reading the manual to get the best out of the camera” in their review of this digital camera.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer who bought it considered that it had good customer support. In October Amazon Customer said in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “Traveling so i cant claim on the warrentee however their customer support is actually quite good” although they only gave it a score of 2 stars.

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Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Olympus cameras and also specifically for Olympus waterproof cameras and found that in both cases Olympus had good reviews compared to other brands.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good zoom. Adam Bowyer wrote on Amazon this year “Only downside is the zoom so next purchase is the bolt on tele lense” in his review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. S. Porter said “I loved the zoom button which operates from left to right as opposed to the traditional back” in their review. In October last year Tommy Dooley mentioned “It has a good zoom though some commentators have complained of its limitations” in his Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review and gave the product a very good review score.

Four customers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reckoned that it had a good lens. A few weeks ago Fairy Godmother wrote in her review on Amazon “Partly due to the fast lens”. Fairy Godmother also wrote “I bought a Nikon 1 V1 with a 10mm lens and a nice built in viewfinder”. This month Mr. A. Trevarton mentioned in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review “Still good TG820, which in my opinion is far superior because it has an auto lens cover that keeps everything off the lens” however they rated the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 3 stars.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer who purchased it said that it had a good image stabiliser. One person concluded that the product had a good autofocus. Blue Bear said in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “· Really good focus and stabilizer”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 had a good screen. Mrs L. scored it very highly and she wrote in her review this month “My only slight reservation was that it is difficult to see the screen clearly when you are underwater”.

One person who purchased the product considered that it had a good viewfinder.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

Unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-4 which do not have a GPS, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a GPS currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price].

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4 do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-S2[plb_2758137_price], or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than a year ago. Across all the waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-4 the screen sizes range from 2.3" to 3.2", and the average screen size is 2.9".

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Pentax K-S2[plb_2758137_price], or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-S2[plb_2758137_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

The Stylus Tough TG-4 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to look at including the Pentax K-S2[plb_2758137_price], or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price] which has better reviews.

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Waterproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other waterproof digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-S2[plb_2758137_price], and the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Maximum Waterproof Depth

The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a quite high maximum waterproof depth (15 meters) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-4. Cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4 have maximum waterproof depths of between 3m and 30m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 13m.

Alternative 15m waterproof cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price].

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

The JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Stylus Tough TG-4 range from 25fps to 240fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 60fps. With a JPEG frame rate of 240 frames per second, the Stylus Tough TG-4's JPEG frame rate is one of the highest amongst cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-4.

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Supports One Image Format

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Olympus camera. The image formats RAW are also supported by this camera.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Stylus Tough TG-4 is more than most waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus Tough TG-4. The white balance modes "Fluorescent", "Sunny", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this Olympus camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 2048 x 1536 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Olympus camera also have a still image resolution of 3264 x 2448 and 640 x 480.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution is in fact the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Stylus Tough TG-4.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of camera file systems than most waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of this age and type. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "PRINT Image Matching III" are also supported by this Olympus digital camera.

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Has Three Playback Modes

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this camera.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Stylus Tough TG-4 is more than most waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports 6 and 400 ISO speeds, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The ISO speeds "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Stylus Tough TG-4 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of light metering modes than most waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently featured light metering mode is Centre-weighted, but this light metering mode is not featured on this digital camera. The light metering modes Spot are also featured on this camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on cameras of this age and spec. The auto focus "Spot Auto Focus" is also featured on this camera.

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5 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners said in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Badgerette said on Amazon “I can't be sure these shortcuts on the locking mechanisms weren't responsible for me being photo-less from my extremely expensive holiday!” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review and scored the product 20 out of 100. Crazy Seahorse mentioned in October last year “It is expensive” however they gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars. Fairy Godmother wrote in her review on Amazon in October this year “Then neither is it going to pack up because the zoom lens has got dust sucked into it (which some more expensive compacts have issues with”.

Some Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was not a bargain for the price. Matt said on Amazon “It's not cheap.” in his review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. One person wrote in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Bagman said on Amazon “The TG-4 is a bit pricey.” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review although they still gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Poor Exposure Control

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owner who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good exposure controls.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 does not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of waterproof cameras that have been around for more than a year is 25MB and the biggest is 480MB. At only 55 megabytes, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4

Released Over a Year Ago

This waterproof camera was released over a year ago.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the K-S2[pl_2758137_price], and the K-S2[pl_2758137_price] both from Pentax or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-4.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16MP digital cameras currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-4.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860[plb_2792954_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a BSI CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
Dust-Resistant
Shock Resistant Case
Freezeproof
Crash Proof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Electronic Compass
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Self-Timer
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Software CD
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 December 2015

Met mijn paspoort in de ene hand en een TG-4 in de andere, vertrok ik op een 17-daagse rondreis doorheen Mexico. Mijn verwachtingen waren hooggespannen, aangezien Olympus niet alleen belooft dat... Read more…

Waterproof to 15 metres
Bright 24.9 4x zoom lens
RAW shooting
Good Wifi and GPS with depthaltitude
Great macro modes
No 60p video modes
No HD slow motion modes
Poor strap design
460 000dot screen resolution is too low
Cannot change RAW format settings from mobile app

User Reviews

(76)
Reviewed 23 August 2015 by 1hawaii50

I bought this camera specifically for a family cruise. We were going to be stopping in Grand Cayman to swim with the stingrays, and I wanted a camera that I wouldn't have to worry about getting... Read more…

Easy to Use
Good Battery Life
Small Compact
Great Resolution
Fast Shutter Speed
Viewfinder
Limited Zoom
Shutter Button Will Stick
Poor Image Quality
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 24 August 2016 by JT
(Verified Purchase)

Remarkable 44x microscope mode. No manual focus option but highly recommended.

(Verified Purchase)

I have been using digital cameras since the late 90's and moved from compacts to DSLRs. However, I did not want the expense of a waterproof case, nor the risk of damaging my DSLR for a recent... Read more…

Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Matthew

Excellent, had good experience with the camera on holiday...

(Verified Purchase)

Only used it a couple of times so far but already getting some great results.

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332189850, 00050332189874, 04046628069179, 04046628614959, 04046628710767, 04046628872571, 04545350049133, 04545350049157

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