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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850

£157.99
PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
An affordable compact camera, very good for sports photography
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 number 83 across all digital cameras.
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114 Reviews + 1 Award
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 114 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Olympus digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, good picture quality and superior product quality.
The Stylus Tough TG-850 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Very small digital zoom
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for sports photography, ranking number 14 in sports photography cameras. However good for wildlife photography, ranking number 65 in wildlife photography cameras as well being average for landscape photography, ranking number 30 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850?

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 is 109.9mm wide and 64.1mm tall. It is 27.6mm deep and weighs 218g.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 size in context

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site thought that this camera was great. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, liveatpc.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this camera is 86 out of 100. This means that digital camera experts think this Olympus camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 111 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 89%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use, four customers agreed that this digital camera was easy to use the menus and four people who bought it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Great Product Quality

10 owners thought it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four customers agreed that it was compact and two owners who bought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 wrote that it was a good body shape.

  • Really impressed, as so easy to carry (it replaces a bridge camera…
    Jim Smith (Amazon) - February 2016
  • This is a very solid camera to hold with very strong metal body…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - April 2014
  • The body feels solid in my hands…
  • Image quality was quite appealing with nice colours and good richness (without being over the top) This is a fun well built camera to take to the beach or places where you might risk damaging a normal compact…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - April 2014
  • It's worth a look if you want a "non pamper" compact to travel with or take for the day out…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - April 2014
  • Compact easy to use…
    Johled (Amazon) - August 2014
  • Beautiful camera, very compact and very good at taking pictures…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 6,199 owner and expert reviews (including 1,326 verified purchases), Olympus has very good reviews for its cameras. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Five customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

Two owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good battery life.

  • Make sure you buy a good card with plenty of room, video drains the battery faster…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014
  • On normal pictures battery life is good…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash.

Users Report That it is Robust

Seven customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable, three owners concluded that it was well made and two customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 had a good screen.

  • The zoom button on the 810 was adjacent the screen so was easier to operate with your thumb…
    David Beckley (Amazon) - February 2016
  • The flip screen is a neat touch too - very useful especially for elevated shots…
  • Doesn't have a viewfinder which would have been nice for those sunny days when you cant see the screen well…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers who purchased it said that it was good looking.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £157.99 it is cheaper than 76% of digital cameras.


Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850's optical zoom of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 30% 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 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Stylus Tough TG-850 of 3.5 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 28% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Stylus Tough TG-850's weight of 218g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-850 is waterproof, unlike 92% of digital cameras which are not waterproof.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has a shock resistant, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a shock resistant.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Digital cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The Stylus Tough TG-850's maximum memory card size of 128GB is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Dustproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 is dustproof. 93% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus Tough TG-850's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Stylus Tough TG-850's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Stylus Tough TG-850's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 105mm is in the shortest 12% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Olympus digital camera was released in September 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v104150we000, olympus oly1374

Barcodes:

00044111219562, 00044111219579, 00050332187382, 00050332187788, 00050332187795, 00050332187801, 00121466156701, 04545350046262, 04545350046279, 04545350046286

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