A few people said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. This year Angela said on Amazon “It's the camera's sturdy build which makes it different from most similarly priced cameras”. This month G. Wylie said on Amazon “The Olympus Stylus TG-870 is a rugged point and shoot compact 16 megapixel camera specifically designed for use in extreme conditions”. G. Wylie also mentioned “It is shockproof, waterproof, crushproof”.
Some Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 owners said in their reviews that the product was well made. In October this year Thomas Pots gave it a very good review and he said in his review on Amazon “The camera is quite a heavy object, solid and in the hand”.
Some Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 owners wrote that the product was good at resisting water ingress. This month Angela said in her review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 on Amazon “It's easy to use and is also waterproof” and rated the product 5 stars. Thomas Pots said on Amazon in October this year “For example, there are four underwater modes, sub-modes for that, such as “cloudy” (for diving in cloudy conditions?), shadow brightening, face recognition, scene illumination” in his review.
One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr. A.n.other wrote in October “The main screen scratches very easily” but despite that they only gave this digital camera a rating of 40 out of 100.