Olympus TG-820 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Tough TG-820 
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General
Model Number: TG-820 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $299.99
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Date Available: 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.3 oz (206 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.0 x 2.6 x 1.0 in.
(101 x 65 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
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: 30p, 30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.00
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): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 60 cm
1.2 - 23.6 in
Aperture Range: f/3.9 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,030,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent1, 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: Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, SPORT, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro, Pet (Cat), Pet (Dog), Snow, 3D, Backlight HDR); Magic Art Filters (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water Color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic); In-Camera Panorama (Card), PC Panorama (Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with ib software)  
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds
Flash
Internal 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) - 11.5ft (3.5m), Tele: 1.64 ft (0.5m) - 8.2ft (2.5m) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 46.8
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 
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, 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-50B 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 220
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 10m, Freezeproof to -10C, Crushproof to 100kgf, Shockproof to 2m, Dustproof, Sensor-shift Image Stabilization, 1080p Movies, iHS Technology. Available in silver, black or blue. 

 


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