Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
21% higher megapixel Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a megapixel of 20.2MP, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only a 16MP digital camera (4.2MP lower). 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.

4.1MP more total megapixels Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a total megapixels of 20.9MP, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only a 16.8MP digital camera (4.1MP less).
9,600 higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is 16,000 maximum ISO speed, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (9,600 lower).
Significantly longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s shorter). Read more

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

Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a vari-angle LCD display, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 does not.
580,000 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (580,000 pixels lower).
Available from 12 shops
The more retailers stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 3 user reviews, the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average review score of 100%, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has an average rating of 84% (based on 76 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has an image stabilizer, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II does not have an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

Hugely smaller minimum aperture number Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is 2 minimum aperture, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 5.6 minimum aperture digital camera (3.6 larger).
Cheaper by £586
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 costs £264.00, whereas the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is £849.99.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not have an image stabilizer Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II does not have an image stabilizer, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

Larger minimum aperture number Edit
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is 5.6 minimum aperture. That's 3.6 larger than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (2).
£586 more expensive
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is more expensive than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 by £585.99.
9 Reasons Against
27% lower megapixel Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 16MP digital camera. That's 4.2MP lower than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (16MP). 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.

4.1MP less total megapixels Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 16.8MP digital camera. That's 4.1MP less than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (16.8MP).
Hugely lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only 6,400 maximum ISO speed. That's 9,600 lower than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (6,400).
Shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 26s shorter than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (4s). 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, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a vari-angle LCD display.
580,000 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 580,000 pixels lower than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (460,000 pixels).
Not as many stockists
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only stocked by 6 retailers, however the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is stocked by 18 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by six months
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is six months older than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has an average user score of 84%, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average user rating of 100% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel
20.2MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 640 x 480
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
BEST
 5472 x 3648
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
22.4 x 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
20.9MP
BEST
16.8MP
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Waterproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data 15m
Freezeproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data -10°C
Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
Dustproof
 Dustproof
 Dustproof
Shock Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock resistant
Freezeproof
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Crash Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.9
Minimum Aperture Number
5.6 2
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 25mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18 - 135 4.5 - 18
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Unknown - Click to provide data 9/7
Combined Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 16x
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 4

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - ∞ / 0.1 - ∞
Auto Focus (AF) Points
65 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 100
 160
 1600
 16000
 Auto
 64
 80
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 3200
 6400
 100
 160
 1600
 16000
 Auto
 64
 80
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 3200
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
16,000
BEST
6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
Flash Guide Number
11m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - 3.1
Flash Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - 7.9
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 240fps
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
 LPCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
 Noise reduction

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 55MB
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
BEST
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Magnification
1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent
 Underwater
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Neutral
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,12
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
10x 10x
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Electronic Compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic compass
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Start-Up Time
1ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 6 TruePic VII
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Underwater
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Underwater
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
910g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
112.4mm 65.9mm
Depth
78.2mm 31.2mm
Width
148.6mm 111.5mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 247g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
LP-E6N LI‑92B
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
670 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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