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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835 Digital Camera

16MP 5x Mar 2014
Megapixel Count Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
TG-835: Built To Survive And Excel.The TG-835 compact digital camera has been specially engineered to withstand almost anything that comes its way: extreme heat and cold, moisture, dust, knocks... More
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17 Reasons For

Olympus Has Good Camera Reviews

Olympus has good average ratings for its waterproof cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a GPS, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-835 which do not have a GPS.

We compared all the other cameras with a GPS to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price], and the Olympus Stylus TG-2[plb_1721347_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-835 which do not support video recording, the Stylus Tough TG-835 supports video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], and the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835 supports Full HD video. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-835 also support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to look at include the Olympus Stylus TG-2[plb_1721347_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Stylus Tough TG-835 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider include the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which has better reviews.

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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-835 is waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-835 also are waterproof.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price], and the Kodak PlaySport[plb_2621744_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a better sensor type then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] (CCD and higher rated).

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Stylus Tough TG-835 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Olympus camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-835.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Stylus Tough TG-835 is more than most waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Water Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this camera is Crash proof|Freeze resistant|Shock resistant|Water resistant, which is the most commonly found protection feature on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Stylus Tough TG-835 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a similar spec and age to the Stylus Tough TG-835. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-835.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Olympus digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Stylus Tough TG-835. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a greater number of power sources than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by cameras of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the Stylus Tough TG-835 are not 3D compatible. The Stylus Tough TG-835 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus Tough TG-835 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The digital zooms of similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 2x to 20x.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus TG-2[plb_1721347_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S32[plb_2196633_price] is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Polaroid IS525[plb_2957342_price] (5x), the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] (7.2x), or the Olympus Stylus TG-3[plb_2354846_price] (16x).

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835 has a greater number of flash modes than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years. The flash mode "Fill-in" is also featured on this Olympus digital camera.

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Only Features Three Auto Focus

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Olympus digital camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Stylus Tough TG-835. The auto focus "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835 has a quite big minimum ISO speed (125) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Stylus Tough TG-835 is 50 and the biggest is 130.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835

Released Over Two Years Ago

Olympus released the Stylus Tough TG-835 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Stylus Tough TG-835 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-835.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this digital camera and we think the Lumix DMC-FT5[pl_1943538_price], and the Lumix DMC-FT5[pl_1943538_price] both from Panasonic which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Kodak PlaySport[plb_2621744_price] (SD|SDHC) which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Stylus Tough TG-835 has a fairly average megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price], or the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price].

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth looking at include the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] (16.79MP).

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Average Weight

The Stylus Tough TG-835 has a pretty typical weight (214 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Stylus Tough TG-835.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-835 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D30[plb_2336026_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
International Protection Code
Protection Feature
Freeze Resistant
Crash Proof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v104131be000
Barcodes 04545350046101, 04545350046125, 05054230793473, 05055189019799, 05055189019805
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