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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830

£232.79
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830
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A classic and affordable compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Oct 2013
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 number 270 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
27 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 27 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and product quality.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average minimum aperture number
Average optical zoom
Only 3264 x 2448 pixels image resolution
Only 480 x 480 still image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Stylus Tough TG-830 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography, ranking number 181 in landscape photography cameras. It is also very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 179 in wildlife photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 146 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 Video Reviews

How Big is the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830?

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 is 109.5mm wide and 66.5mm tall. It is 28.4mm deep and weighs g.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 front dimensions
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 size in context

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including portablegear.nl and optyczne.pl this camera has an overall expert rating of 72%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Stylus Tough TG-830 owners on average rated this camera as outstanding. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Eight people who reviewed it mentioned that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

Olympus Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 6,556 expert and owner reviews (including 1,442 verified purchases), Olympus has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 90% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Four customers who bought it reckoned that it was good quality.

  • Good quality camera, lots of functions, picture quality is pretty good ( not as good as you can get…
  • This is a really good quality camera, definitely worth the money!
  • Image quality is very sharp with good, deep colours…
  • Basically a fun camera that is easy to use for all the family with a acceptable level of quality…
    Tim Galloway (Amazon) - September 2013

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was well made and two people thought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 was good at resisting water ingress.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who bought it mentioned that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Nice Design

Four people reckoned that this digital camera was good looking.

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £232.79 it is in the cheapest 28% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.

Features

Only 3264 X 2448 Pixels Image Resolution

The Stylus Tough TG-830 has a maximum image resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. That's 50% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Stylus Tough TG-830 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830's optical zoom of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 57% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Stylus Tough TG-830's minimum aperture number of 3.6 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 97% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 52% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus Tough TG-830 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Stylus Tough TG-830 of 140mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 26% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Stylus Tough TG-830 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 has an electronic compass, which is unusual. 98% of digital cameras do not have an electronic compass.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 72% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Stylus Tough TG-830 is 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Stylus Tough TG-830 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Shock Proof

The Stylus Tough TG-830 is shock proof. 97% of cameras are not shock proof.

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Average Waterproof Up to

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830's waterproof up to of 10m is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 48% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Stylus Tough TG-830 of 5.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Stylus Tough TG-830 features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Stylus Tough TG-830 has a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Waterproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 is waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus Tough TG-830's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v104130be000, tg830roo, tg830blw, tg830zil

Barcodes:

00050332184961, 00545350043162, 00545350043179, 00545350043186, 04017386066526, 04017386566408, 04017386634282, 04017386799370, 04545350043155, 04545350043162, 04545350043179, 04545350043186, 05055189013384, 05055189013407

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