• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Olympus TG-2 over Olympus TG-3

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.55 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More dots on screen
    610k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen

Olympus TG-3 over Olympus TG-2

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    9 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Fast f/2 lens at wide angle; Decent image quality for its class; Excellent waterproof and rugged specs; Solid feature set, including the cool Microscopic Macro function for super closeups; Aperture priority mode; Peppy performance and good battery life; Accepts conversion lenses.

  • Tendency to underexpose shots in Auto mode; Aggressive noise reduction smudges fine detail; Poor video quality with lots of artifacts; No built-in Wi-Fi.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Olympus TG-2
Panasonic LF1
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup
  • $292
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
Olympus TG-3
Panasonic LF1
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • GPS
  • $292
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Canon S120

Olympus TG-2
Canon S120
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Olympus TG-3
Canon S120
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon N100

Olympus TG-2
Canon N100
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $346
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
Olympus TG-3
Canon N100
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $346
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon AW130

Olympus TG-2
Nikon AW130
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Bigger pixels
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
Olympus TG-3
Nikon AW130
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Olympus TG-2
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer battery life
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Manual focus
Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
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