• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus Tough TG-860
  • Olympus AIR A01
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Olympus TG-870
TG-860 vs TG-870
 
General
Model Number: TG-860 AIR
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Lens-Style Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $279.99 $499.99
Street Price: $229.95 $299.99
Date Available: 2015-04-15 2015-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.9 oz (224 g) 8.5 oz (240 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.1 in.
(113 x 64 x 28 mm)
2.2 x 2.2 x 1.7 in.
(57 x 57 x 44 mm)
Waterproof: Yes No
Waterproof Depth: 50.00 feet (15 meters) n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI CMOS  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 4/3
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 3.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   0
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) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (60p/​30p)
854x480 (120p)
640x480 (120p)
640x360 (240p)
480x360 (240p)
1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps))
1280x720 (30p (12 or 8Mbps))
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Olympus Lens; 10 elements in 8 groups with 5 aspherical elements Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ED EZ M.Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 21 - 105mm 28 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 3.7 - 18.7mm 14 - 42mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 or f/6 (wide) / f/5.7 or f/9.7 (tele) f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 10 cm
0.4 - 3.9 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 37.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x (2x Super Resolution Zoom) Up to 3x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iESP Auto, Spot AF, AF Tracking High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF; Face priority/pupil detection AF; Singe-AF (S-AF), manual focus (MF)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / No LCD
Viewfinder Type:   Lens-camera; uses mobile device for viewfinder
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 No
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 0.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 125 200
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, 200 - 12800, extendable to ISO 100 equivalent
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, , Fluorescent, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/16000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering (specified point)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Super Macro, Sportcam, Panorama, Self Portrait, Scene Modes (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, Hand-held Starlight, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Under Water Snapshot, Under Water Wide1, Under Water Wide2, Under Water Macro, and Backlight HDR).; Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale&Light Color, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Dramatic Tone) Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Daydream, Light Tone, Grainy Monochrome, Toy Photo, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Ligne Claire, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color)
Self Timer: 2, 12, Custom seconds  
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off, LED; off cameras wireless flash supported n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO1600: W:0.12m-4.0m/ T:0.1m-2.5m n/a
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 Yes
Uncompressed Format:   12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Included Memory: 37.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC input), Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro USB (USB 2.0 High-speed, USB Battery Charging), Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
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): 7.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 23
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): 300 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-50B Built-in
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable Built-in 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: OLYMPUS Viewer software CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2 / 7/ 8 / 8.1, Mac OS X10.5+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 50ft (15m), freezeproof to 14F (-10C), shockproof to 7ft (2.1m), crushproof to 220lbs (100kgf), dustproof, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS. Available in black, orange or white. Available in black or white, body-only or bundled with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens.