Olympus TG-2 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Tough TG-2 
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General
Model Number: TG-2 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $379.99
Street Price: $377.99
Date Available: 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
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, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p, 30p, 120p, 240p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.75
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
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 (2x Super Resolution Zoom) 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 10 cm
0.4 - 3.9 in
Aperture Range: f/2.0/2.8/8.0 (wide) / f/4.9/6.3/18 (tele) 
Lens Thread: 41mm
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: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch 
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: Yes 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Beauty, Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Under Water Snapshot, Under Water Wide1, Under Water Wide2, Under Water Macro, Pet(cat), Pet(dog), Snow, Panorama, Backlight HDR; Magic Art Filters: Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water Color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic 
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off, LED 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1600: W: 0.2m - 7.9m; T: 0.1m - 3.1m 
Ext Flash Connection: Wireless 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 22.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) 
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), Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Built-in GPS 
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X10.3-10.8 
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
Notes & Features: Waterproof, Dustproof, Freezeproof (-10C), Crushproof (100kgf), Shockproof (2.1m). Upgrades from TG-1: Waterproof to 50 feet (vs 40), Expanded lineup of accessories including Macro LED adapter + In-body Super Macro zoom. Available in red or black. 

 


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