• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus Tough TG-2
  • Olympus Tough TG-5
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Predecessor: Olympus TG-1
TG-1 vs TG-2
Olympus TG-4
TG-4 vs TG-5
Successor: Olympus TG-3
TG-2 vs TG-3
Olympus TG-6
TG-5 vs TG-6
General
Model Number: TG-2 TG-5
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $379.99 $449.99
Street Price: $382.89 $389.00
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2017-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g)
includes batteries
8.8 oz (250 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.
(112 x 67 x 29 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(113 x 66 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: Yes Yes
Waterproof Depth:   50.00 feet (15 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 12.0 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.55 microns 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2668 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2250 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
3216 x 2144 (6.9 MP, 3:2),
3200 x 1800 (5.8 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 2400 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 852 (1.1 MP, 3:2),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
960 x 960 (0.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
640x360 (480p)
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Olympus Lens, 9 lenses in 7 groups, with dual aspheric elements and 2 ED elements Olympus Lens, 9 lenses in 7 groups, with dual aspheric elements and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 18mm 4.5 - 18mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.0/2.8/8.0 (wide) / f/4.9/6.3/18 (tele); 2-step aperture + ND filter f/2.0/2.8/8.0 (wide) / f/4.9/6.3/18 (tele); 2-step aperture + ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 10 cm
0.4 - 3.9 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 40.5mm 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a via converter adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x (2x Super Resolution Zoom) 2x, 4x* (*Microscope Control mode only)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iESP, Spot AF, AF Tracking 25-point Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / OLED No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 610,000 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto (100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800), 100 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, One-touch (4), Custom (2000K to 14000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No 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 2 Custom Settings, Underwater (Snapshot, Wide, Macro, HDR), Microscope Mode (Microscope, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing, Microscope Control), Scene Modes (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children, Sport, Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR), Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolor, Vintage, Partial Color), Photo Story, Time Lapse Movie
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off, LED Flash Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL) - 1/64), Flash Off, Remote Control, LED On
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1600: W: 0.2m - 7.9m; T: 0.1m - 3.1m ISO 1600: 7.9m / 25.9 ft at wide angle, 3.1m / 10.2 ft at full telephoto
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Included Memory: 22.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, DC Input, Audio/Video Output), Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Built-in GPS Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.73 0.31
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.33
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 25 21
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.22 seconds 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.29 seconds 0.19 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.043 seconds 0.047 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.0 seconds 1.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.7 seconds 3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-90B Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-90B lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-92B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X10.3-10.8  
Miscellaneous
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. Waterproof (50ft/15m), Dustproof (IP6X), Freezeproof (14F/-10C), Crushproof (220lbf, 100kgf), Shockproof (7ft/2.1m); Anti-fog dual pane; Built-in GPS, Manometer, Temperature Sensor, Compass and Wi-Fi . Available in red or black.