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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Review

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123 Reviews + 1 Award
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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust, good video capture and a good screen / viewfinder.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a GPS (satellite)
Very small maximum aperture number
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
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How Big is the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860?

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 112.9mm wide and 64.1mm tall. It is 27.6mm deep and weighs 224g.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 size in context

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Olympus digital camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Good Expert Reviews

Digital camera expert review website PhotographyBlog.com scored this camera 80 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this camera is 88 out of 100 based on 122 owner reviews. Over 85% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Olympus Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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

Users Report it is Robust

Nine owners who bought it mentioned that it was strong and durable, seven people concluded that it was well made and seven customers who purchased it agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Four customers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 concluded that it was good for video recording.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three people who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good screen.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Three owners concluded that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

19 customers considered that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

12 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Six owners agreed that this digital camera was compact and two people who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good size.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Two owners who bought it said that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom and two customers thought it had a good lens.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Eight owners who bought this digital camera thought it was easy to use, three owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus and two customers considered that this digital camera was easy to setup. two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 224 grams, the Stylus Tough TG-860 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Stylus Tough TG-860 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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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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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-860 is waterproof. Most of the other cameras also are waterproof.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. At only 5.7, the Stylus Tough TG-860 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a self-timer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite High Waterproof Up to

Digital cameras have waterproof (up to) of between 3m and 60m. With a waterproof up to of 15 meters, the Stylus Tough TG-860 has one of the higher waterproof (up to) amongst cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras. In addition, this digital camera have a still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536. Across all cameras the worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has one of the largest maximum memory card sizes (128 gigabytes) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 21 millimeters, the Stylus Tough TG-860 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 105 millimeters, the Stylus Tough TG-860 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Dustproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus Tough TG-860 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Stylus Tough TG-860 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Stylus Tough TG-860 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Olympus digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of cameras is 0.17m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 5m. The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a shock resistant. Most of the other cameras also have a shock resistant.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

It was January 2016 when Olympus released the Stylus Tough TG-860.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v104170be000, olympus v104170oe000, olympus v104170we000
Barcodes 00050332189324, 00050332189348, 00050332189362, 04545350048501, 04545350048525, 04545350048549

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