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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 IHS Digital Camera

12MP 4x CMOS Jan 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The newest Tough model draws on Olympus extensive history of creating rugged, durable cameras that take the worry out of life-on-the-go shooting. This revolutionary TOUGH model introduces the... More
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22 Reasons For

Good Brand

Olympus is one of the better rated camera brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Olympus also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

Good Quality Lens

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS had a good lens. Imaging-Resource.com wrote in their review on expert website Imaging Resource.com “The Olympus TG-1 boasts a fast maximum-aperture f/2.0 lens”. Imaging Resource.com said “And has a fast lens with the capability to add on converter lenses for more shooting flexibility”. Imaging Resource.com also said “Fast 2 lens”.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS reviewer concluded that it had a good zoom. Imaging Resource.com said “Bright, fast 2.0 wide-angle lens with slow, precise 4x zoom” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

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Good Quality Pictures

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS reviewer who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good ISO range. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Excellent high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera. One customer thought this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Imaging Resource.com said “Has fast shooting performance for its class” in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor.

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Nice Design

Two Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS owners said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS was a good design. Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The T 1 iHS has some minor design issues, such as a proprietary charging cable, that might turn some buyers off”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS was ergonomic. Imaging-Resource.com said on Imaging Resource.com “The TG-1 features a strong, ergonomic physical design”.

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Good Size

A number of people considered that it was good physically. Four years ago Imaging Resource.com said in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS “Equipped with a physical Mode dial”.

Good Support

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS reviewer thought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS had good technical guidance. Imaging Resource.com mentioned “A better sensor and more manual controls are on the wish list”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS owner mentioned that this digital camera had a good screen. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Bright, clear display”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Imaging Resource.com said “Quick, easytouse settings” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS review.

Good Technical Features

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS reviewer said that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS had good features.

Robust

One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. Imaging Resource.com wrote four years ago “Solidly built camera that screams quality” in their Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS review.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The motion JPEG frame rates of similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 15fps to 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 33fps. When compared to other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS, the motion JPEG frame rate of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS of 60 frames per second is one of the highest.

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Features Four Flash Modess

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a greater number of flash modes than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Olympus camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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OLED Display

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a better display than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Olympus camera has an OLED display, whereas most digital cameras that are a similar age to it have an LCD display. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays. Across all cameras of a similar spec and age to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS the display ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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350 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is a camera that takes 350 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 610,000 pixels, the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s amongst cameras of this age. The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras that have been around for more than two years is 450,000 pixels.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 6.9.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is 9.3x. With an optical zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support video capability. The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP. The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a fairly low megapixel (only 12 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS do not support Full HD video. The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D. The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 230 grams, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is one of the heavier cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is more than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Olympus camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS. The shooting modes "Scene" is also found on this camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 4.9, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS. The biggest maximum aperture number of cameras of this spec and age is 1.8, the smallest is 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras of this type and age have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 100 millimeters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a 3968 x 2976 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS is more than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 12 meters, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a relatively standard waterproof up to compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Stylus Tough TG-1 iHS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Freezeproof Up to
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Shock Proof

Expert Reviews

9 November 2012

Better in most ways than other recent Olympus Tough cameras, the TG-1 features a strong, ergonomic physical design and impressive speed. The Olympus TG-1 boasts a fast maximum-aperture f/2.0 lens,... Read more…

Solidly built camera that screams quality and substance
Good grip makes it easy to handle and shoot underwater
Bright, fast 2.0 wide-angle lens with slow, precise 4x zoom
Equipped with a physical Mode dial
Large 3-inch), bright (perhaps too brig
Test shots were almost consistently underexposed, except at telephoto
Not much telephoto reach 100mm equivalent)
Maximum aperture falls rather quickly to 4.9 at telephoto
Moderate distortion at wide angle
OLED monitor tends to clip highlights an

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus tg1, olympus tg1i, olympus tg1ih, olympus tg1ihs, olympus v104090su000
Barcodes 00050332182189
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