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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 Digital Camera

16MP 4x May 2016
Megapixel Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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 Expert Reviews

Digital camera expert review website zdnet.be scored this camera 80%. It seems that experts are not that keen on this waterproof camera.

Good User Reviews

On average, Stylus Tough TG-4 owners rated this digital camera 84 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

Some customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was good for video recording. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in December this year “Very good camera both in video & stills” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Kingg wrote in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “The video function is also brilliant - HD video in 1080p”. Loic Griffon said on Amazon “Good time lapse and movie” and rated it as very good.

Good Quality Pictures

A few customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. This month A. Kendall said on Amazon “Got some great pictures for the first week then camera developed intermittent problems” in their review of this digital camera however they only scored this digital camera 1 stars. Adam Bowyer said in his review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 on Amazon “Arrived pointed and took pictures so simple to operate even the kids could use it for underwater selfies”. Aimo mentioned “For the price it still gets you excellent pictures even in and under water”.

Five Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good in low light. In December this year A_reviewer wrote in their review of this digital camera “The HDR funtion underwater gives great results in low light”. A few weeks ago Fairy Godmother mentioned “I am very impressed with the low light capabilities” in her review. Also a few weeks ago L. Cairns mentioned on Amazon “It's great in low light and the underwater functions are excellent, with good quality pictures as a result” in their review.

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

Several people reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It is quite heavy for its size and it has a very small sensor” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. Bosky Badger wrote in their review “Image quality is typical for a small sensor camera, perfect for web use”. Helenj said in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon in December this year “I have to say the image quality from the lens and compact sensor is great” and rated it 5 stars.

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Robust

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 considered that it was strong and durable. Bee wrote in her review of this digital camera “Tough, versatile and fun”. Bee also said “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”.

Nineteen Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who bought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. A. Kendall said a few weeks ago “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 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review but they rated the product 20 out of 100. Aimo said on Amazon in the same month “It could be a little bit sharper when using under water.” in their review of this digital camera. A_reviewer wrote this month “Excellent underwater and short range camera” .

Fifteen customers who bought the product wrote that it was well made. A_reviewer wrote on Amazon “Camera is built mainly for close up”. A_reviewer also mentioned “Does very well for what it is built for - underwater pics, macro”. Bosky Badger said on Amazon “It's a solid camera”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Boarder1 mentioned on Amazon “Luckily the camera wasn't underwater at the time or the camera would have been destroyed” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review but despite that they only scored it 40 out of 100. Elliott Jones rated the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 5 stars and he 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”.

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners who purchased it mentioned that it was reliable. Crazy Seahorse wrote “I have carried it around in pockets with keys as a test which is a sure fire way to trash things in my experience” in their review and scored the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 80 out of 100. P. Norman wrote on Amazon “In my opinion doesn't overlap them enough to get reliable results, which leaves wonky horizons where the alignment failed” and scored the product very highly.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers who purchased the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 thought it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review 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”. In the same month Blue Bear gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “· Wifi is handy, shame it can only use it with a smart phone or tablet, also the app needs improving”. Blue Bear also mentioned “You need to give it time to catch up, · The built in Wifi uses a lot of battery”.

Three customers reckoned that it had gps. Crazy Seahorse mentioned on Amazon in December last year “The camera also has a GPS function, which also has a confusing aspect” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. P. Norman said “The GPS "tagging" is nice and enters the Lat Long into the exif data, no more geo-tagging in Flickr”.

One person said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 was good in terms of USB connections.

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. This month L. Cairns mentioned on Amazon “The wifi connectivity is brilliant and I was able to post some underwater snorkelling pics on Facebook quickly” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review.

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Nice Design

A number of Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Fairy Godmother said in December “It took beautiful photos” in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4. Heidi said last year “Fantastic camera, beautiful clear shots even in low light” in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review. Jane F. Gilgun wrote in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “Lens is pretty good in that it picks up some detail The auto focus is a problem some of the time” .

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was neat. Crazy Seahorse said on Amazon “Some of them are quite neat” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owner who reviewed it thought it was ergonomic. Fairy Godmother gave it a score of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “7) I like the ergonomics” in her review.

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

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Good Size

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who bought this digital camera thought it was compact. Crazy Seahorse said on Amazon “It is a good compact camera, that takes pictures well on the way to an SLR” and gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a score of 4 stars. Dave Wilson gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Quite possibly the best digital compact camera I've ever owned”. Ed said on Amazon last year “Best underwater compact camera series there is” in his review of this digital camera.

Two people wrote that the product was a good weight. Bagman wrote in their review “To save weight, I left my DSLR behind! I have not been disappointed”.

A number of Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Bee said “Solid without being too heavy” in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review and rated it 5 stars. Blue Bear said on Amazon last year “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 thought the product was a good depth. Blue Bear said in their review “It has GPS and WI/FI, its waterproof to a greater depth (15 meters)” .

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer who purchased the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 concluded that it was thick. Boarder1 said in their review of this digital camera in December last year “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 despite that they gave the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 a rating of 40 out of 100.

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Good Technical Features

Eleven people wrote in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 had good features. Amazon Customer said in December last year “The camera has so many brilliant features, especially being able to shoot in raw” in their review of this digital camera. Bagman rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “Is had good features and is resilient to knocks, temperature” in their review of this digital camera. Blue Bear wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “· It has some very cool features like night time, low light stabilizer – It takes a number of consecutive pictures”.

Good Product Quality

Nineteen Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers mentioned that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 was good quality. In December Adam Bowyer mentioned in his review of this digital camera “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” and rated it 5 stars. This month Bagman said in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “The picture quality is very good”. Bee mentioned in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon “The picture quality has been excellent, whether using the zoom to focus on distant objects or going into close up mode for flowers”.

Easy to Use

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Last year Amazon Customer said 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”. Bee gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she said “The buttons are very positive and intuitively located”. Last year Blue Bear wrote on Amazon “WI/FI, its waterproof to a greater depth (15 meters) and easier to use” in their review.

Several customers agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The buttons and settings are very easy” in their review. In December Charlie Newell mentioned in his review “IT shots amazing hd photos and has adjustable settings to what you want to use it for”. Fairy Godmother said on Amazon this year “11) There is a very good quick shortcut menu for things like exposure compensation, white balance” in her review.

Two customers who purchased it mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Fairy Godmother wrote this year “What I love about it is 1) It's just the right size and weight - nice to hold (with the wrist strap”. One person concluded that the product performed as expected. Amazon Customer said in their review “Does what it says on the tin - great camera”.

One person who purchased this digital camera said that it had a good experience. Matthew said in his review of this digital camera in December this year “Excellent, had good experience with the camera on holiday” .

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owner who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good interface. P. Norman scored the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 5 stars and wrote last year “The interface; it takes a little time suss it out” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.

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Good Battery Life

Several Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners wrote in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 had a good battery life. In December this year Aimo wrote on Amazon “The battery life is particularly good, I used it under water a lot” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Blue Bear scored it 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “· Charges Quick and battery last a long time” in their review of this digital camera. Martin Halliday wrote on Amazon “I turned off GPS, WI Fi to save battery drain” but he only gave it a score of 3 stars.

Good Support

Four Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers who purchased the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 considered that it had good technical guidance. Crazy Seahorse mentioned in their review “Like many cameras it has a huge amount of shooting modes built in to help you get the most out of your shots” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Flb scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “There is a full manual on CD (included”. L. Cairns rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon this year “There are lots of advanced functions so it's worth reading the manual to get the best out of the camera”.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owner mentioned that this digital camera had good customer support. This year Amazon Customer wrote “Traveling so i cant claim on the warrentee however their customer support is actually quite good”.

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Top Seller

The Stylus Tough TG-4 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought cameras in the last 3 months.

Olympus Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Olympus has good average reviews for its waterproof cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. A few weeks ago Adam Bowyer said on Amazon “Only downside is the zoom so next purchase is the bolt on tele lense” in his review of this digital camera and scored the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 5 stars. S. Porter mentioned in their review “I loved the zoom button which operates from left to right as opposed to the traditional back” . Tommy Dooley scored the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It has a good zoom though some commentators have complained of its limitations”.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 had a good lens. This month Fairy Godmother said in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 “Partly due to the fast lens”. Fairy Godmother also mentioned “I bought a Nikon 1 V1 with a 10mm lens and a nice built in viewfinder”. In December this year Mr. A. Trevarton said on Amazon “Still good TG820, which in my opinion is far superior because it has an auto lens cover that keeps everything off the lens” however despite that they rated the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 3 stars.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owner who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser. One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 reviewer mentioned that the product had a good autofocus. Blue Bear said “· Really good focus and stabilizer” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good screen. This month Mrs L. said on Amazon “My only slight reservation was that it is difficult to see the screen clearly when you are underwater”. One customer who purchased the product considered that it had a good viewfinder.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other new waterproof cameras, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think cheaper cameras such as the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870[plb_3339273_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus Tough TG-4 supports wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

Alternative digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870[plb_3339273_price] which is cheaper.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other new digital cameras which do not have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870[plb_3339273_price].

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Waterproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is waterproof. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-4 also are waterproof.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative waterproof cameras currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870[plb_3339273_price].

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Very High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of new waterproof cameras is 100fps. The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a very high motion JPEG frame rate (240 frames per second) compared to most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most comparable spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The most commonly found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Olympus digital camera. The image formats supporteds RAW are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Stylus Tough TG-4 is more than most waterproof cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The most frequently found white balance is Flash, but this white balance is not found on this camera. The white balances Auto, Fluorescent, Sunny, Tungsten and Underwater are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Very Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of recently released waterproof cameras range from 100 to 130. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 100, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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.

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Has Three Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Stylus Tough TG-4 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year. This camera has an Aperture priority shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on recently released waterproof cameras. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports an AVI|M-JPEG|MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many new waterproof cameras.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most recently released digital cameras. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-4. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a greater number of camera file systems than most waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by waterproof cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "PRINT Image Matching III" are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

Cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4 have minimum aperture numbers of between 2 and 3.5, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.9. The Stylus Tough TG-4 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2) amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

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

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13 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was not cheap. Badgerette scored it 1 stars and mentioned on Amazon in December last year “I can't be sure these shortcuts on the locking mechanisms weren't responsible for me being photo-less from my extremely expensive holiday!”. This month Fairy Godmother she said “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” in her review. Mr. A. Trevarton rated it 3 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “It is more expensive and may have a tough body”.

A number of Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was not a bargain for the price. One customer said in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Bagman mentioned in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 review on Amazon this month “The TG-4 is a bit pricey.”.

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Poor Exposure Control

One customer wrote in their reviews that it did not have good exposure controls.

Not 3D

Like most of the other new waterproof cameras, the Stylus Tough TG-4 is not 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Stylus Tough TG-4 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-4 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that were released in the last year also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Megapixel

Waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4 have megapixels of between 13MP and 31MP. The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a quite low megapixel (only 16 megapixels) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

Similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4 have combined zooms of between 12x and 260x, and the average combined zoom is 90x. The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly small combined zoom (only 16 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly big maximum aperture number (only 4.9) compared to most of the other recently released cameras. Newly released digital cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 4.9 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-4 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.5s and 30s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) (only 460,000 pixels) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4. Across all the latest digital cameras the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230,000 pixels to 1,700,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 980,000 pixels.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

The Stylus Tough TG-4 has one of the less total megapixelss (only 16.8 megapixels) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. Across all the new waterproof cameras the total megapixelss range from 14MP to 32MP.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 6,400, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst waterproof cameras of this age. Waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 1,600 and 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 16,000.

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

Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when Olympus released the Stylus Tough TG-4.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus Tough TG-4.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Stylus Tough TG-870[pl_3339273_price], and the Stylus Tough TG-870[pl_3339273_price] both from Olympus which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Waterproof Up to

At 15 meters, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a relatively typical waterproof up to compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-4 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4.

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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 were launched in the last year.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a fairly standard optical zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-4.

If this waterproof camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870[plb_3339273_price] (5x) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Freezeproof Up to
Dustproof
Shock Resistant
Freezeproof
Crash Proof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Electronic Compass
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Languages Support
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Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
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Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Software CD
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)
Self-Timer

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v104160bu04, olympus america tg4, olympus v104160ru000, olympus america tg4r, olympus v104160bu040, olympus v104160bu000, olympus v104160ru050, olympus america tg4re, olympus america tg4red, herofiber v104160bu000kit1, olympus america inc v104160bu000, olympus america inc v104160ru000, olympus corporation v104160ru000
Barcodes 00050332189850, 00050332189874, 00050332421226, 00050332421233, 00701980305276, 04046628069179, 04046628614959, 04046628710767, 04046628872571, 04545350049133, 04545350049157

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