Olympus TG-1 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Tough TG-1 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: TG-1
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
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Date Available: 2012-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.1 oz (231 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.
(112 x 67 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/30p, 30p, 30p
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels):  
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 12.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 60 cm
0.4 - 23.6 in
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
OLED Viewfinder: Yes
OLED Size (inches): 3.0
OLED Resolution: 610,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating OLED: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Overcast, Tungsten, Underwater, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Beauty Mode with Make-up Mode, Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro, Pet (Cat), Pet (Dog), Backlight HDR), In-Camera Panorama; Magic Art Filters: Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water Color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 800: Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) - 18.4ft (5.6m), Tele: 1.64 ft (0.5m) - 8.2ft (2.5m)
Ext Flash Connection: Wireless
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 7.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with Stereo Linear PCM sound
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, DC Input, Audio/Video Output), HDMI Type-D
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X10.3-10.5
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-90B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-90B lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 350
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 12m/40ft, Freezeproof to -10C/14F, Crushproof to 220lbf/100kgf, Shockproof to 2m/6.6ft, Dustproof, GPS, Electronic Compass, Manometer. A converter ring allows you to add a lens converter adapter, waterproof Fisheye Converter Lens and Teleconverter Lens for use on land or in water. Available in silver body color.

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