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Olympus Stylus TG-3

Olympus Stylus TG-3
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A good spec and multi award winning compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 4x Yes Apr 2014
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Olympus Stylus TG-3 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus TG-3 number 802 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
100 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 100 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

How Big is the Olympus Stylus TG-3?

The Olympus Stylus TG-3 is 111.5mm wide and 65.9mm tall. It is 31.2mm deep and weighs g.

Olympus Stylus TG-3 front dimensions
Olympus Stylus TG-3 size in context

Olympus Stylus TG-3 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Stylus TG-3 of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 40% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Stylus TG-3 of only 4x is smaller than 73% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Olympus Stylus TG-3 of 2 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 51% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus TG-3 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus Stylus TG-3 of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 50% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus TG-3 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Olympus Stylus TG-3's digital zoom of 16x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Stylus TG-3 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Stylus TG-3's maximum aperture number of only 4.9 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 94% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus Stylus TG-3's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 26% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Waterproof

The Olympus Stylus TG-3 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Stylus TG-3 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Stylus TG-3 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus TG-3 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus Stylus TG-3 features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Olympus Stylus TG-3 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus Stylus TG-3 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The average waterproof up to of all cameras is 14m, with the lowest being 3m and the highest being 100m. The Stylus TG-3's waterproof up to of 15m is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 78% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Stylus TG-3 has a shock resistant, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a shock resistant.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Olympus Stylus TG-3 of only 25mm is shorter than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus TG-3's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 64% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ukv104140re000 v104140re000, olympus v104140be000, olympus v104140re000, olympus v104140bu000, olympus tg3

Barcodes:

00050332187771, 00644535755655, 04545350046514, 04545350046521, 05054484883494

Frequently Asked Questions About the Olympus Stylus TG-3

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