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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

74

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

£369.60
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860
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An award winning but moderately out of date compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Jan 2016
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 number 394 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
123 Reviews + 1 Award
77
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica 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 2018.
Customers report it is robust, good video capture and a good screen / viewfinder.
The Stylus Tough TG-860 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. It is also good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras, but only average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Mediocre
65
Landscape Photography
Good
55
Everyday Photography
Average
72
Sports Photography
Very Good
49
Wildlife Photography
Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860?

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 112.9mm wide and 64.1mm tall. It is 27.6mm deep and weighs 224g.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 front dimensions
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 size in context

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Good Expert Reviews

This Olympus digital camera received an expert rating of 80% from PhotographyBlog.com.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 122 user reviews this Olympus camera has an average user rating of 88 out of 100. Over 85% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Robust

Nine people who bought the product reckoned that it was strong and durable, seven owners considered that it was well made and seven owners who purchased the product thought it was good at resisting water ingress.

Olympus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four customers who bought it concluded that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Three people who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good features.

Users Report Excellent Design

Four owners who bought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 thought it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

19 people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

12 customers concluded that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Six customers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 considered that it was compact and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size.

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Two people who reviewed it considered that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good zoom and two customers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it had a good lens.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight owners reckoned that it was easy to use, three owners considered that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who purchased it concluded that it was easy to setup. two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Value for Money

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2016.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital 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 megapixels of the Stylus Tough TG-860 of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 60% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860's optical zoom of only 5x is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Stylus Tough TG-860 of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 42% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Stylus Tough TG-860's weight of 224g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 54% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Stylus Tough TG-860 of only 105mm is shorter than 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860's maximum aperture number of only 5.7 is smaller than 93% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The waterproof up to of the Stylus Tough TG-860 of 15m is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average waterproof up to of all cameras is 14m, with the lowest being 3m and the highest being 100m.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Stylus Tough TG-860 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-860 is waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Dustproof

The Stylus Tough TG-860 is dustproof, unlike 93% of digital cameras which are not dustproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus Tough TG-860's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 55% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a shock resistant, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not have a shock resistant.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Stylus Tough TG-860 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 of only 21mm is in the shortest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB. The maximum memory card size of the Stylus Tough TG-860 of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 94% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050332189324, 00050332189348, 00050332189362, 04545350048501, 04545350048525, 04545350048549

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