• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus Tough TG-870
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70
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Predecessor: Olympus TG-860
TG-860 vs TG-870
Panasonic ZS60
ZS60 vs ZS70
Successor:   Panasonic ZS80
ZS70 vs ZS80
General
Model Number: TG-870 ZS70
Alternate Model Number(s):   TZ90, TZ91
Camera Format: Compact EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $279.99 $449.99
Street Price: $279.00 $297.99
Date Available: 2016-04-15 2017-05-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.8 oz (221 g) 11.4 oz (322 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.1 in.
(113 x 64 x 28 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(112 x 67 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: Yes No
Waterproof Depth: 50.00 feet (15 meters) n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI CMOS  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 20.3
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 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No 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) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF v2.3), 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)
3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
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; 10 elements in 8 groups with 5 aspherical elements LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 9 groups with 5 Aspherical elements/10 Aspherical surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 21 - 105mm 24 - 720mm
Focal Length (actual): 3.7 - 18.7mm 4.3 - 129mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 or f/6 (wide) / f/5.7 or f/9.7 (tele) f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 10 cm
0.4 - 3.9 in
3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes 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 Detect with DFD: Face / AF Tracking / 49-area / 1-area; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 0.2-inch, 1166K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Magnification: Approx. 2.59x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 388,666 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.46x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   2.59x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 125 80
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set (1/2/3/4), Color Temperature (2-axis Adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/16000 - 30 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 Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot
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, Live Composite, 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, Vintage, Key Line, Watercolor, Light Tone, Cross Process and Gentle Sepia) Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 2, 12, Custom seconds 2, 10, 3 in 10 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; off cameras wireless flash supported Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO1600: W:0.12m-4.0m/ T:0.1m-2.5m Auto ISO: 0.6 - 5.6m (Wide), 2.0 - 2.9m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
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: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies) AVCHD or MP4 with 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 No
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,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC input), Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro (Type-D) HDMI; Micro-B USB 2.0
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  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
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 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   250 shots
Battery Life, Video: 90 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-50B Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 7.2V, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 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 None; SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2 / 7/ 8 / 8.1, Mac OS X10.5+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.