These water-, dust- and shockproof cameras boldly go where no camera has gone before. A review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 and Nikon Coolpix AW130.
One of the biggest knocks against most waterproof point and shoot cameras is their inabilty to shoot in RAW. Olympus is changing the game with their new Stylus Tough TG-4, the first camera in the Tough line to have the ability to capture RAW photos. LINK (via: PetaPixel)
Olympus has announced the latest addition to its line of rugged compact cameras, with the Stylus Tough TG-4. Along with the usual tough credentials which can see the camera submerged in water, dropped, or used in freezing cold temperatures, the new shooter brings photographer-pleasing RAW file support for better image post-processing potential. Show More Summary
Olympus adds RAW capture and WiFi capabilities to new compacts This morning Olympus announced two new additions to their compact camera line, the Stylus 1s and the Tough TG-4. The Stylus 1s has a i.Zuiko Digital lens with a constant f/2.8 aperture and a 28-300 mm zoom capability. Show More Summary
Olympus presents two new cameras just in time for spring: the Tough TG-4 for outdoor enthusiasts, and the Stylus 1s for high quality fixed-lens shooting.
Olympus has announced a new flagship rugged compact, the Stylus Tough TG-4. It offers modest improvements over its TG-3 predecessor, namely Raw shooting capability. It offers the same 16MP BSI CMOS sensor as the previous model, a 25-100mm equivalent f/2.0-4.9 zoom lens, Wi-Fi, and a built-in GPS.. Read more
It’s been rumored for a while, but the new Olympus mirrorless camera has now been officially announced. Also announced were the M.Zuiko ED 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 II zoom lens and the Stylus Tough TG-860. Beefing up its video capabilities and offering a 40MP sensor-shift mode, the new E-M5 MKII will cost $1099. All three items are [...]Show More Summary
There's no doubt that the E-M5 II is Olympus' big reveal of the night. Still, there are people out there who are just looking for something simple, like an all-terrain digital camera. Here's where the newly announced Stylus Tough TG-860 hopes to come...
Olympus has refreshed its rugged compact series with the Stylus Tough TG-860. It offers a 16MP BSI-CMOS sensor and is capable of diving to greater depths than its predecessor, the TG-850 iHS, as it's waterproof to 15m/50 ft (compared to 10m/33ft). Other new features include Wi-Fi and a pair of customizable buttons. Read more
Most of the time, we would think of digital cameras as sensitive devices, and they rightly are. After all, how many of you would not bother to cringe if you knock your digital camera against the corner of a table or the side of a wall by accident? Dropping your camera is an even worse [...]
Olympus launched the latest in its series of rugged “Tough” compact cameras last night: the Stylus Tough TG-3. The 16-megapixel TG-3 features a 25-100mm equivalent lens with a maximum f/2.0 aperture on the wide end. It also has built-in Wi-Fi, GPS and new macro functions for close-up photography. Show More Summary
We question Olympus' decision to photograph its latest ruggedized cam next to a dead fish, then send that image out to reporters. But puzzling marketing practices aside, this is one impressive point-and-shoot. The Stylus TG-3 hails from the company's...
Hot on the heels of the announcement of the Olympus OMD E-M10 and the Stylus Tough TG-850, Olympus has announced yet another camera for those who are fans of super zoom cameras. Dubbed the Stylus SP-100, this is the latest super zoom...Show More Summary
If you’re a fan of diving or going to the pool or the beach, chances are you might need a waterproof camera to snap photos. While our phones are more than capable of snapping great photos, dropping it into the pool is not the best idea. Show More Summary
Olympus has announced the Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS, the next generation of the company's mid-range waterproof camera. The TG-850 has a super wide-angle 21-105mm 5x optical zoom lens and now includes a LCD screen that flips upward 180°. It's waterproof down to 33 feet (10m) and the 16-megapixel back-lit CMOS sensor can shoot 1080/60p HD video. Learn more
Since Olympus’ tough and rugged digital cameras have picked up their fair share of accolades in the past, it would make plenty of sense to focus on the next generation of shooters that have hopefully been built like a tank, capable of handling far more abuse than your average consumer class digital camera. Show More Summary
It is me, or have all the digital camera manufacturers banded together to make an announcement of their new shooters on the same day? I guess this would certainly be a gentleman’s agreement, as “may the best digital camera win” idea would work only when everyone rolls out their devices on the same day itself. Show More Summary
Olympus has announced the TG-2 iHS, its new flagship TOUGH series waterproof compact camera. This update to the TG-1 model is waterproof up to 15m (50 feet), has a 12MP CMOS sensor and a 4x optical zoom lens with a maximum aperture of F2.0. Show More Summary
Olympus knows many of us will be jonesing for a rugged camera once the weather warms up, and it's more than happy to deliver with a trio of refreshed Stylus Tough point-and-shoots. The TG-2 iHS flagship is all about going closer andShow More Summary
Olympus has announced the TG-830 iHS and TG-630 iHS, two new additions to the company's TOUGH series of travel-friendly waterproof compact cameras. The mid-range TG-830 iHS is waterproof to 10m (33 feet) and has a 5x optical zoom lens to go along with its 16MP back-side illuminated CMOS sensor. Show More Summary