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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 IHS Digital Camera

16MP 5x Oct 2013
Megapixel Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
The Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS combines Olympus trademark indestructibility with outstanding image quality so that you no longer have to compromise image quality for durability. Featuring a... More
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Olympus Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 1,711 owner and expert reviews, Olympus has good ratings for its digital cameras. Olympus also has good ratings specifically within its waterproof cameras range compared to other brands.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Panasonic DMC-FT3, or the Sony DSC-TX30 ($429.09) which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-FT3 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Waterproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is waterproof, as are most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other waterproof digital cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S32, or the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Ricoh WG-4 GPS.

If the sensor type of this waterproof camera is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-FT3 (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Olympus digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS does not support video capability. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS also do not support video capability.

Other digital cameras which also support video capability that you might want to look at include the Panasonic DMC-FT3.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Panasonic DMC-FT3, or the Canon PowerShot D20 ($720.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic DMC-FT3.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The shooting modes "Scene" is also found on this Olympus camera.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 0.03s to 60s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 9.7s. The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed (only 4 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Olympus released the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Ricoh WG-4 GPS.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the Panasonic DMC-FT5 ($309.95), the Ricoh WG-4 GPS, or the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Kodak PlaySport ($205.02) (SD|SDHC) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a pretty standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

We compared all the other 16MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850, and the Pentax WG-3 ($903.85) is also worth considering.

If this waterproof camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Ricoh WG-4 GPS (16.79MP and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D30 ($299.00).

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Ricoh WG-4 GPS (7.2x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 10 meters, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a pretty average waterproof up to compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 10m waterproof cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot D20 ($720.00), or the Nikon Coolpix S32 which has better reviews.

If this waterproof camera waterproof up to is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Ricoh WG-4 GPS (14m) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 214 grams, the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS has a fairly standard optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D30 ($299.00) is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
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
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
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

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Waterproof to 33 feet
Sharp 5x zoom lens
10fps burst shooting
Double locking doors
Let anvendeligt
Rear LCD could be sharper
Narrow aperture lens
Shaky video
In-camera battery charging only
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