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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850

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An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 Review

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114 Reviews + 1 Award
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Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 114 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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and superior product quality.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Very small digital zoom
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 Video Reviews


How Big is the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850?

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 is 109.9mm wide and 64.1mm tall. It is 27.6mm deep and weighs 218g.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 size in context

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review website PhotographyBlog.com thought that this camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 86 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, liveatpc.com and Chip.de. Digital camera experts think this Olympus camera is one of the better cameras.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 111 owner reviews this Olympus digital camera has an average owner rating of 89 out of 100. Over 89% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Easy to Use

Seven owners said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 was easy to use, four owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and four customers agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

13 customers considered that it was able to produce good images and two customers who purchased the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 said that it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Great Product Quality

10 customers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Four customers who bought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 thought it was compact and two owners considered that the product was a good body shape.

  • Really impressed, as so easy to carry (it replaces a bridge camera…
    Jim Smith (Amazon) - February 2016
  • This is a very solid camera to hold with very strong metal body…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - April 2014
  • The body feels solid in my hands…
  • Image quality was quite appealing with nice colours and good richness (without being over the top) This is a fun well built camera to take to the beach or places where you might risk damaging a normal compact…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - April 2014
  • It's worth a look if you want a "non pamper" compact to travel with or take for the day out…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - April 2014
  • Compact easy to use…
    Johled (Amazon) - August 2014
  • Beautiful camera, very compact and very good at taking pictures…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014

Olympus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 6,180 expert and user reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Olympus has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 89% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three people who purchased it considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Five people said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Two owners who purchased it thought it had a good battery life.

  • Make sure you buy a good card with plenty of room, video drains the battery faster…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014
  • On normal pictures battery life is good…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two people who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good flash.

Users Report it is Robust

Seven customers who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable, three people who bought this digital camera thought it was well made and two customers who purchased it considered that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people who reviewed it considered that it had a good screen.

  • The zoom button on the 810 was adjacent the screen so was easier to operate with your thumb…
    David Beckley (Amazon) - February 2016
  • The flip screen is a neat touch too - very useful especially for elevated shots…
  • Doesn't have a viewfinder which would have been nice for those sunny days when you cant see the screen well…
    Thinker (Amazon) - June 2014

Customers Report Nice Design

Two people who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 said that it was good looking.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 has a fairly average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 218 grams, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-850 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has a fairly typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels 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 cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 2.1TB. At 128 gigabytes, the Stylus Tough TG-850 has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras.

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Dustproof

The Stylus Tough TG-850 is dustproof, as are most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-850 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Five Aspherical Lenses

Most digital cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses, including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 which has five aspherical lenses.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. At only 21 millimeters, the Stylus Tough TG-850 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has a wrist strap. Most of the other digital cameras also have a wrist strap.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 105 millimeters, the Stylus Tough TG-850 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (only 5.7) amongst digital cameras of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130.

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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-850 is waterproof. Most of the other cameras also are waterproof.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Stylus Tough TG-850 has a shock resistant, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Olympus released the Stylus Tough TG-850 in September 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00044111219562, 00044111219579, 00050332187382, 00050332187788, 00050332187795, 00050332187801, 00121466156701, 04545350046262, 04545350046279, 04545350046286

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