• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 8.3 megapixels
  • 13.90mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus Tough TG-3
  • Olympus Tough TG-Tracker
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Predecessor: Olympus TG-2
TG-2 vs TG-3
 
Successor: Olympus TG-4
TG-3 vs TG-4
 
General
Model Number: TG-3 TG-Tracker
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $349.99 $349.99
Street Price: $349.00 $349.00
Date Available: 2014-06-15 2016-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.7 oz (247 g)
includes batteries
6.3 oz (180 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 in.
(112 x 66 x 31 mm)
3.7 x 2.2 x 1.4 in.
(93 x 57 x 35 mm)
Waterproof: Yes Yes
Waterproof Depth:   100.00 feet (30 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI CMOS  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 8.3
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: 1.34 microns 1.61 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
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: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 2.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 ( 240p/​120p/​60p/​30p)
640x480 ( 240p/​120p/​60p/​30p)
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound, AVI/Motion JPEG (High-Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie) MOV/H.264 with linear PCM 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 Fixed-Focus Lens, 7 lenses in 7 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100mm 13.9mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 18mm 1.6mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x 1.00x
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
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 40.5mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x (2x Super Resolution Zoom)  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iESP, Spot AF, AF Tracking n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
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 1.5
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400  
Minimum ISO (native): 100  
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch Auto, Cloudy, Sunny, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/24000 - 1/2 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 Evaluative
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, ePortrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, 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, Snow, Panorama, Backlight HDR; Art Filters: Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Fish Eye, Sparkle, Reflection, Fragmented; Microscope Modes: Microscope, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing, Microscope Control; Photo Story  
Self Timer: 2, 12, custom seconds  
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off, LED LED
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1600: W: 0.2m - 7.9m; T: 0.1m - 3.1m 60 lumens: 3.5m (10ft) (Flashlight Mode only); 30 lumens: 1m (3ft)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound, AVI/Motion JPEG (High-Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie) MOV/H.264 with linear PCM stereo sound
Included Memory: 36.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi-terminal (USB Connector, DC Jack, Audio/Video Output), Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro-B USB, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
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):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 2.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 380 shots 480 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   95 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-92B Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-92B 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: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: CD-ROM with Instruction Manual and Olympus Viewer 3 Software  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS OS X v10.8-v10.11
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof (50 ft/15m), Crushproof (220lbf/100 kgf), Shockproof (7 ft/2.1m), Freezeproof (Down to 14F / -10C), Dustproof, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, focus stacking. Available in red or black. GPS (Glonass QZSS), Electronic Compass, Accelerometer, Thermometer (underwater mode only), Barometer, Manometer, Underwater detector, Waterproof (30m/100ft), Shockproof (2.1m/7ft), Freezeproof (-10C/14F), Crushproof (100kgf/220lbf), Dustproof. Box Contents: TG-Tracker, strap, LI-92B Battery, F-5AC Adapter, CB-USB10 Micro USB Cable, Mount Coupling Adapter (MC-T01), Joint Screw (JS-T01), Standard Lens Protector (LP-T01), Underwater Lens Protector (UP-T01), Steady Grip (SG-T01), Manual, Warranty, Quick Start Guide. Available in black or green.