• 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-5
  • Olympus Tough TG-6
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Predecessor: Olympus TG-4
TG-4 vs TG-5
Olympus TG-5
TG-5 vs TG-6
Successor: Olympus TG-6
TG-5 vs TG-6
 
General
Model Number: TG-5 TG-6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $449.99 $449.99
Street Price: $299.00 $346.56
Date Available: 2017-06-15 2019-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.8 oz (250 g)
includes batteries
8.9 oz (253 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(113 x 66 x 32 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) 50.00 feet (15 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI CMOS 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: 1.54 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 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: 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)
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), RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 20.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
640x360 (480p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
640x360 (480p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 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 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 40.5mm 40.5mm
Thread Type: via converter adapter via converter adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x* (*Microscope Control mode only) 2x Digital Converter; 1x, 2x, 4x in Microscope Mode
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 25-point Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection 25-point Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: Yes 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: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 1,040,000 dots
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 No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800), 100 - 12800 Auto (100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800), 100 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, One-touch (4), Custom (2000K to 14000K) Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater (Shallow, Mid-range, Deep), One-touch (4), Custom (Kelvin setting)
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: 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 2 Custom Settings, Underwater (Snapshot, Wide, Macro, Microscope, HDR), Microscope Mode (Microscope, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracket, 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, Bleach Bypass, Instant Film), Time Lapse Movie
Self Timer: 2, 12, custom seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: 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 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: 7.9m / 25.9 ft at wide angle, 3.1m / 10.2 ft at full telephoto 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 +/- 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 UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes 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,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D) 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): 0.31 0.38
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 0.38
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 20.0 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 21 27
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 20.0 20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15 18
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 20.0 20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 11 15
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.18 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.19 seconds 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.094 seconds 0.081 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.25 seconds 0.29 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.047 seconds 0.043 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.3 seconds 0.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.2 seconds 4.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   50 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: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 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. Available in red or black.