• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 550.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus Tough TG-830
  • Nikon Coolpix S9500
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General
Model Number: TG-830 S9500
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $279.99 $349.95
Street Price: $254.49 $229.95
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2013-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.5 oz (214 g) 7.2 oz (205 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.
(110 x 67 x 28 mm)
4.3 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(110 x 60 x 31 mm)
Waterproof: Yes No
Waterproof Depth:   n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI CMOS BSI
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 18.1
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 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: 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) 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.5 7.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
1920x1080 (30p15p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p/​120p)
320x240 (30p/​240p)
960x540 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Olympus Lens, 11 Lenses in 8 Groups, 4/8 aspherical elements, 1 ED element Zoom-Nikkor ED VR, 12 elements in 10 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 25 - 550mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 25mm 4.5 - 99mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 22.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.9 of f/11 (wide) / f/5.9 or f/18 (tele) with ND filter f/3.4 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - ???
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 60 cm
1.2 - 23.6 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x (2x Super Resolution Zoom) Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iESP Auto, Spot AF, AF Tracking Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD OLED
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 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 614,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Fixed range auto (ISO 125-400, 125-800), ISO 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/1500 - 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 Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes (Portrait, Beauty, Landscape, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro, Pet (Cat), Pet (Dog), SMacro, Backlight HDR); In-Camera Smart Panorama; Hand-held Startlight; Magic Art Filters (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water Color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic) Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off, LED Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 800: W: 0.2m - 3.3m; T: 0.5m - 2.1m Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.) [T]: 1.5 - 3.5 m (5 - 11 ft)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: 39.0 MB 23.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No 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 USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC input), Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Built-in GPS Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, HDMI
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): 11.5 7.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 17 5
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):   230 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-50B Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X10.3-10.8 Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 10m, Shockproof to 2m, Crushproof to 100kgf, Freezeproof, Dustproof; GPS and e.Compass, Multi Record, Hand-held Starlight. Available in blue, red, silver, or black. Vibration Reduction (VR), Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, Full HD 1080p movies, 3" OLED monitor. Available in Black, Silver, or Red.