• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 30.0 megapixels
  • 8.20mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus TG-4 advantages over Nikon 360

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • More telephoto lens reach
    100 mm vs 8 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 380 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    31 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon 360 advantages over Olympus TG-4

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    12 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    30.0 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    8 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Rugged and waterproof camera body; RAW image capture; fast f/2.0 maximum aperture; fun shooting modes; fast AF speeds for its class.

  • Heavy noise reduction, even at base ISO; no continuous RAW image capture; underwhelming video performance.

The Competition

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Olympus TG-4
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Nikon 360
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Olympus TG-4
Olympus TG-3
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Manual focus
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Nikon 360
Olympus TG-3
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Olympus TG-4
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 60p video
Nikon 360
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon G9X Mark II

Olympus TG-4
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $449
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Nikon 360
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $449
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Ricoh Theta V

Olympus TG-4
Ricoh Theta V
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Rear display
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Nikon 360
Ricoh Theta V
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
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