• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
  • Olympus Tough TG-4
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Predecessor:   Olympus TG-3
TG-3 vs TG-4
Successor: Sony RX100 II
RX100 vs RX100 II
Olympus TG-5
TG-4 vs TG-5
General
Model Number: RX100 TG-4
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $649.99 $379.99
Street Price: $448.00 $379.00
Date Available: 2012-07-27 2015-05-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.5 oz (240 g)
includes batteries
8.7 oz (247 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in.
(102 x 58 x 36 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 in.
(112 x 66 x 31 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 50.00 feet (15 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 16.0
Sensor Format: 1 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 66  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 390  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2720 x 1528 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.ORF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 5.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i)
1440x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MOV/H.264 with stereo sound, AVI/Motion JPEG (High-Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
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: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*; 7 elements in 6 groups, including 4 aspheric elements, 7 blade aperture Olympus Lens, 9 lenses in 7 groups, with dual aspheric elements and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 100mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 10.4 - 37.1mm 4.5 - 18mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.60x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - f/11 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: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image Zoom Up to 4x (2x Super Resolution Zoom)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center weighted AF / Flexible spot / Flexible spot (tracking focus) / Flexible sport (face tracking) 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 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: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 13.6x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 125 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 125-6400, with ISO 80 and 100 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp/Filter, Custom Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi segment, Center- weighted, Spot Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Anti Motion Blur (6 shot layering), Sports Action, Pet, Gourmet, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Fireworks, High Sensitivity; DRO, Auto HDR, Auto Portrait Framing, Sweep Panorama; Picture Effect(s): Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration Scene Modes: Portrait, ePortrait, Landscape, Interval , Live Composite, Handheld Star Light, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Snow, Panorama, Backlight HDR, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide1, Underwater Wide2, Underwater Macro, Underwater 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, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off Flash Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Flash Off, Remote Control, SLV Slave, Slow Synchronization, LED On
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.30m to 17.1m (W) / 0.55m to 6.3m (T) ISO 1600: W: 0.2m - 7.9m; T: 0.1m - 3.1m
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
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
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG RAW (.ORF), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MOV/H.264 with stereo sound, AVI/Motion JPEG (High-Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie)
Included Memory: No memory included 55.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D) with BRAVIA Link Multi-terminal (USB Connector, DC Jack, Audio/Video Output), Micro HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.36 0.51
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.66  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.62 0.59
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 5.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 13 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 13  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.15 seconds 0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.27 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.032 seconds 0.096 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.37 seconds 0.32 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.013 seconds 0.032 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.8 seconds 1.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.1 seconds 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 7.2 seconds 1.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 330 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 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:   CD-ROM with Instruction Manual and Olympus Viewer 3 Software
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Programmable Control Ring, RAW Support, AF Assist/Peaking, Auto Portrait Framing, 13 Picture Effects, Face Registration/Detection, Smile Shutter, Soft Skin Effect, Sweep Panorama, Multi Aspect Recoding (3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1), Digital Level Gauge, Dual Record, MS Duo/SDXC Multi Slot, Aluminum Body Waterproof to 50 feet (15 m), crushproof to 220 pounds (100kgf), shockproof from 7 feet (2.1 m), freezeproof down to 14F (-10C), and dustproof. Available in red or black.