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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 IHS Digital Camera

16MP 5x Oct 2013
Megapixel Count Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
The Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS combines Olympus trademark indestructibility with outstanding image quality so that you no longer have to compromise image quality for durability. Featuring a... More
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10 Reasons For

Olympus Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,701 expert and owner reviews for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings. We also found that Olympus has good ratings specifically for its waterproof cameras.

Has an Image Stabiliser

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Kodak PlaySport[plb_2621744_price].

If you want a camera with a better sensor type then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] (CCD and higher rated).

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Has Three Playback Modes

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a greater number of camera playback modes than most waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on cameras of this age and type. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS does not support video recording, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS also do not support video recording.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support video recording including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS.

Other digital cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price], or the Olympus Stylus TG-2[plb_1721347_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras of this age and spec are not 3D compatible. The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is more than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Olympus camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS. The shooting mode "Scene" is also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this spec and age.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this waterproof camera was released.

Average Screen Size

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a pretty average screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this Olympus digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price] (Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated), or the Kodak PlaySport[plb_2621744_price] (SD|SDHC and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a fairly typical megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

There are a number of alternative 16MP digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price].

If you are looking for a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] (16.79MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot D30[plb_2336026_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] (7.2x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Maximum Waterproof Depth

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a pretty typical maximum waterproof depth (10 meters) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 10m waterproof cameras and we think the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], the Nikon Coolpix S32[plb_2196633_price], and the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a higher maximum waterproof depth then you might also want to consider the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] (14m and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 214 grams, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 5x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D30[plb_2336026_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
DC-In Jack
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Shock Proof

Expert Reviews

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Waterproof to 33 feet
Sharp 5x zoom lens
10fps burst shooting
Double locking doors
Let anvendeligt
Rear LCD could be sharper
Narrow aperture lens
Shaky video
In-camera battery charging only
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